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16 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

Notice of the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders

By the initiative and decision of the Company Board Nr. 14, 21-08-2014 an extraordinary general meeting of AB - Utenos trikotaA3 4as", registered at J. BasanaviA iaus str.

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20 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

Lithuania breaks Gazprom's monopoly by signing first LNG deal

Lithuania, dependent for 100% for its gas imports from Russian monopoly Gazprom, has signed its first contract with Norway's Statoil for the supply of liquefied natural gas , the website Delfi announced today .

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

4 Hoteliers

Tourism in the Baltic States in the ascendant - need of new hotels.

Tourism is a key driver of income and employment in the Baltic States. Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have more guests in the past years as in 2012 and according to recent analyses, the industry will grow above-average during the next ten years.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Lithuanian businessmen sign for fair euro conversion

On 18 August, Monday, at the Government building of the Republic of Lithuania the representatives of the Lithuanian business associations and municipalities together with the heads of the Government, Ministry of Economy and Ministry of Finance will give the green light to the Memorandum of Good Business Practice during the Adoption of the Euro, ... (more)

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The Baltic Times

Former Ukraine President in Lithuania for major EU conference - The Baltic Times

Ukrainian Parliament Speaker and former acting president Oleksandr Turchynov has arrived in Lithuania to attend a conference surrounding EU foreign policy issues.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

My Edmonds

Foreign Correspondence: It may not be Vilnius, but Edmonds could use a cat cafe

L ithuania is a little like the Edmonds of the globe. It's a small, scenic nation with a temperate climate and a bit of coastline; its overgrown neighbors have often threatened to swallow it up; and, while lovely, it's not exactly a hot tourist destination .

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Bite to roll out LTE-A in five cities in early 2015

Lithuanian mobile operator Bite will invest around EUR50 million over the next few years in the deployment of an -A) network.

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GlobeNewswire

Regarding setting of the distribution yield of the Lithuanian governmet securities issue LT0000607061

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2014-08-11 11:16 CEST -- The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania has decided to distribute the Lithuanian Government Securities issue No.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Lithuania's Klaipeda Seaport turnover increased by 4.8% in July

In July Klaipeda Seaport turnover increased by 4.8%: 2,814.1 thousand tonnes were handled in total, i.e. by 128.6 thousand tonnes more than in July 2013.

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BBC News

New Belfast flights to Lithuania

Uel Hoey, business development director at Belfast International, said he was pleased to bring Wizz back into the Northern Ireland marketplace.

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The Baltic Times

Second case of swine fever detected in Lithuania - The Baltic Times

The virus, that causes mass death rates in pigs, was found in a farmstead in the Utena district, the Ministry of Agriculture said on Wednesday.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Nerve News

Majority supports permanent NATO presence in Lithuania: Poll

The majority of Lithuanians support permanent NATO presence in Lithuania, according to a poll by the ministry of defence of the Baltic country.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Profit of Lithuanian Co Grigiskes Group grew two time in H1

During the first half of 2014, the Group consisting of GRIGISKES AB, Baltwood UAB, Klaipedos Kartonas AB, Mena Pak PAT, and Klaipeda Recycling UAB achieved consolidate sales turnover of LTL 175.3 million .

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Sys-Con Media

Government of Lithuania Came to an Agreement with Hitachi to Discuss...

Present a proposal for establishing project company to the Baltic states this fall, and to encourage their participation in its establishment Tokyo, July 30, 2014 - - Hitachi, Ltd. today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the Lithuanian Ministry of Energy recording their agreement to discuss for establishment of the Project ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Transitions Online

Lithuania: The Incredible Shrinking University Degree

Alfredas Pumpulis dabbled in writing before applying to the journalism school at prestigious Vilnius University after graduating from high school last year.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

GlobeNewswire

The Supreme Court of Lithuania accepted for consideration the...

The Supreme Court of Lithuania accepted for consideration the cassation appeal lodged by Klaipedos nafta, AB, in the court case with Naftos grupe, UAB We hereby inform that on 25th July, 2014 the Supreme Court of Lithuania by its ruling accepted for consideration the cassation appeal lodged by Klaipedos nafta, AB, code 110648893, registered at ... (more)

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Ananova

Full UK Battle Group To Join Poland Exercise

A "full battle group" of 1,350 personnel is to be sent to Poland for a Nato exercise to reassure Eastern European allies in the face of Russia's conflict with Ukraine.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bangkok Post

Clock ticks on Lithuania 2015 euro move...

Lithuania won the EU's final green light this week to join the eurozone in 2015, completing a Baltic embrace of Europe's checkered single currency as security concerns over Russia nudge other reluctant eastern candidates towards adoption.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Lithuanian parlt adopted over 300 legislative acts in spring session

The Lithuanian Seimas has closed its fourth regular session which began on 10 March 2014.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sofia News Agency

Racho Ribarov Appointed Honorary Consul of Lithuania to Bulgaria

The Bulgarian government has adopted a decision approving the opening of a consular office of the Republic of Lithuania in Bulgaria.

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