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Lithuania has strengthened its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety in recent years, an International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has concluded. The Integrated Regulatory Review Service team yesterday completed a 17-day virtual follow-up mission to review the country's implementation of recommendations and suggestions made during an initial IRRS mission in 2016.
site.title - The Lithuanian government's COVID-19 crisis response committee discussed on Monday a proposal to restrict the number of people gathering in a public space to two, down from the current limit of five, and impose a ban on advertising discounts and sales, outgoing Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga said.
Lithuania’s government has added Malta, Slovakia and Slovenia to its COVID-19 high-risk countries list, and has removed Wales from the same list, after evaluating the current Coronavirus situation, Lithuania’s Ministry of Health has announced through a statement. According to the Ministry’s report, the decision will take effect from today, November 30, SchengenVisaInfo.com reports. Following the […]
The number of Estonian tourists in Lithuania in July rose 25 percent on year, the Lithuanian tourism agency reports, with August figures up on year, a by-product of the coronavirus pandemic and travel restrictions. Only Latvian tourists visited the southernmost Baltic State more.
The European Commission has approved a €100 million Lithuanian scheme enabling the deferred payment of social security contributions for enterprises affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the state aid Temporary Framework. The scheme will be open to businesses active in sectors affected by the emergency measures ordered by the Lithuanian government […]
The European Commission has approved an approximately €264 million (PLN 1200m) Polish scheme to support companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the state aid Temporary Framework. The public support will take the form of tax deferrals and tax-related liquidity measures (deferrals of interests, spreading the tax bill into instalments). It […]
PRAGUE — Coronavirus infections in the Czech Republic have been declining for more than a week after rising for over two months to record levels. The Health Ministry says the day-to-day increase of new confirmed cases reached 7,874 on Thursday, about 5,400 less than the same day a week ago. The new cases hit a record high of 15,727 last week and has been dropping since. Still, Health Minister Jan Blatny is expected to further extend the state of emergency that enables the government to keep in place its strict restrictive measures. The country has also seen a decline in hospitalizations to
By NewsDesk @bactiman63 The State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS) in Lithuania has notified the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) of their first cases of SARS-CoV-2 in mink on a farm in Jonava district. According to officials, the farm of some 60,000 American mink saw increased deaths in the animals and randomly tested the […]
German authorities have expanded the list of persons obliged to self-isolate upon arrival, by adding the whole territory of Portugal in the list of COVID-19 high-risk areas, alongside with two other regions of Estonia and Greece. According to a decision published on Friday on the website of the Robert Koch Institute, which is the federal […]
site.title - Effective containment measures, a well-functioning health system and swift public support to firms and households have helped Lithuania to weather the COVID-19 crisis to date. That said, the pandemic still carries significant economic risks, and the recent upsurge in infections is very concerning. Once a recovery is under way, Lithuania should aim to reform public companies, strengthen public finances, and ensure that growth benefits all people and regions, according to a new OECD report.
Lithuania’s sound economic management of recent years has helped it weather the Covid-19 storm. Now the country must build a more inclusive future on those foundations, says a new OECD report. Effective containment measures, a well-functioning health system and swift public support to firms and households have helped Lithuania to weather the Covid-19 crisis to […]
Vilnius logistics start-up GoRamp secures 450,000 euros to expand to Poland and Western Europe. Following on from a successful financing round of 120,000 euros in January, Lithuanian logistics start-up GoRamp has secured an additional 450,000 euros from StartupWiseGuys and Presto Ventures. This new injection of capital will be used by the company to further its […]
The European Commission has approved a €5 million Lithuanian scheme to support companies active in the fur farming sector that are affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the state aid Temporary Framework. The aid will take the form of direct grants. The purpose of the scheme is to address the liquidity […]
EIT Health InnoStars has announced the winners of one of its flagship healthcare competitions, ‘InnoStars Awards’, along with the list of teams who receive additional support in the ‘EIT Health Headstart programme - InnoStars Edition’. Teams from Lithuania, Slovakia, Italy, Portugal, Hungary, Romani
The European Union Commission has held today the first-ever Schengen Forum, under the bid to build a stronger and more resilient Schengen Zone. The online conference was attended by Members of the European Parliament and Home Affairs Ministers with the aim of fostering cooperation and political dialogue and rebuilding trust. During the meeting, commenting on […]
We are at a turning point in the digital transformation, according to a new report from the OECD. Improved internet connectivity and skills have helped many countries to cope with the health and economic crisis from Covid-19. Yet the pandemic has raised the bar for the digital transition and underscores the need to close the […]
With the increase of the Coronavirus cases in the territory of Lithuania, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control has marked the whole country in red, which means Lithuania is now considered a high-risk country. As a result, Lithuania has also updated its list of affected countries the citizens of which are required to […]
The whole territory of two other European Union Member Countries have been added to Germany’s list of high-risk countries, after the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) reported on the increase of Coronavirus cases in both, Latvia and Lithuania. The decision was announced on Friday, November 20, by the RKI, which is the federal agency and research […]
On November 3, the Austrian authorities imposed the second lockdown of the country since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic back in late winter this year. The lockdown, which is set to last until the end of the month at least, has worried many, in particular those who were planning to travel to the country, […]
Lithuania will ban from entering the citizens of Denmark, Spain, Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands and the USA, from Monday, November 16, if they do not present the negative results of a Coronavirus test – not older than 48 hours – upon their arrival, the country’s Ministry of Health has announced. The decision follows recent reports […]