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  • Among Lithuaniaa s Jews, a fight for communal control takes a nasty ethnic turnDan Sofer and his wife considered it a great honor when they became the first couple since the Holocaust to be wed in Lithuania by a chief rabbi of that country. Sofer, a Ukraine-born businessman from Israel, said his wedding in 2004 was a chance to play a small part in the revival of a community that had been nearly wiped out by the Nazis. — Fri, 26 May 2017 20:33:42 GMT (via Jewish Community Voice)
  • Griciunas transfers to EasternSeven-foot center Benas Griciunas from UNC Charlotte will spend his senior season at Eastern Washington University as a graduate transfer and play for , the new EWU head men's basketball coach announced Thursday . Formerly from Silute, Lithuania, Griciunas originally played the 2013-14 season at Auburn before spending the last two playing for the 49ers. — Fri, 26 May 2017 04:41:36 GMT (via KXLY-TV Spokane)
  • Tanker to deliver this year's 1st LNG cargo for Lithuania's LDTA new shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) is arriving to Klaipeda on Thursday, marking the first delivery of LNG to Lietuvos Duju Tiekimas (Lithuanian Gas Supply, or LDT) in the current gas year, informed LETA/BNS.... — Thu, 25 May 2017 11:38:22 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • CORRECTION: Procedure for the Payment of Litgrid Dividend for 2016... adopted the decision, i. e. 10 May 2017. The dividends will be paid according to Article 60(5) of the Republic of Lithuania Law on Companies, i. e. within 1 (one) month from the date when the decision to pay the dividend was adopted, through the ... — Thu, 25 May 2017 09:00:30 GMT (via GlobeNewswire)
  • Telia Lietuva expands 4.5G LTE-A Pro to four more citiesThe Swedish-owned company took a major step towards 5G by implementing Huawei's -A Pro technology in Vilnius in February 2016, notes TeleGeography's GlobalComms Database, and now the high speed service is also available in Kaunas, Klaipeda, Siauliai and Panevezys. The higher data rates are achieved by combining three or four frequency bands, multi-input, multiple-output (4 4 Andrius Semeskevicius said: 'Already today in five major cities of Lithuania even currently available modern phones and modems support double data transmission speeds, and the network capacity increases accordingly. — Wed, 24 May 2017 10:09:59 GMT (via TeleGeography CommsUpdate)
  • Worcester explores links with French town it helped to reconstruct in wake of First World War... by strengthening links between Worcester and its twin towns (Le Vesinet in France, Kleve in Germany, Ukmerge in Lithuania and Worcester, Mass. in the USA. There is also a Friendship Pact with the French town of Vernon. A temporary twinning ... — Wed, 24 May 2017 09:38:52 GMT (via Worcester News)
  • Correction of accounting day of shareholders rights and publication...... of Vilkyskiu pienine, AB (company code 277160980, address: P. Lukosaicio str. 14, Vilkyskiai, Pagegiu co. LT99254, Lithuania) resolved to distribute the Company's profit of the year 2016 and allocate dividends amounting to EUR 0.12 per share. ... — Wed, 24 May 2017 07:03:44 GMT (via GlobeNewswire)
  • An increase in the number of building permits issued for the...Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on the data from the Building Permits and State Construction Supervision Information System the Republic of Lithuania Infostatyba, in I quarter 2017, against I quarter 2016, the number of building permits issued for the construction of new buildings increased by 16.7%, of which the number of building permits issued for the construction of new residential buildings - by 15.8%.... — Tue, 23 May 2017 15:12:44 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • The Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus in Romania, on a visit to Prahova... of this year, high officials have met authorities and businessmen. Thus, while the Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania in Romania visited Ploiesti on May 2, last week Prahova was visited by the Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus in Romania. ... — Mon, 22 May 2017 08:05:56 GMT (via Nine O'Clock)
  • Republic of Lithuania Eur BNP Paribas Primary New Issues : Pre-Stabilisation NoticeThis is an update of the announcement from 14:44 17.05.2017 BST. Reason for the update: 20yr is now changed to 30 yr Not for distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States or any jurisdiction in which such distribution would be unlawful. — Fri, 19 May 2017 07:52:42 GMT (via GlobeNewswire)
  • Republic of Lithuania: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2017 Article IV Mission... that, subject to management approval, will be presented to the IMF Executive Board for discussion and decision. Lithuania's economy has performed strongly over the long term and has successfully overcome the setback of 2008/09. However, productivity ... — Tue, 16 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT (via World News Report)
  • Tanker to deliver this year's 3rd LNG cargo for Lithuania's AchemaA new shipment of liquefied natural gas from Norway's Statoil is to arrive in Klaipeda on Tuesday, marking the eight LNG delivery to the Lithuanian port since the start of the current gas year on Oct. 1, 2016 and the third one for the fertilizer manufacturer Achema, reported LETA/BNS.... — Mon, 15 May 2017 22:36:04 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • ESO 2017 Q1 results: operational efficiency continues to grow as prices of services declineEnergijos Skirstymo Operatorius AB, identification code 304151376, registered office placed at Aguonu str. 24, Vilnius, Republic of Lithuania. — Mon, 15 May 2017 13:01:48 GMT (via GlobeNewswire)
  • Lithuanian STT hands Klaipeda seaport and Latvijas Tilti bribery case to courtLithuania's Special Investigation Service has handed to court a criminal case of corruption at the Klaipeda state-run seaport and Latvijas Tilti company, reoirts LETA/BNS.... — Mon, 15 May 2017 11:41:18 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Lithuania: Siauliai politicians discuss future of Soviet...VILNIUS As part of the restructuring of the central square of Siauliai, a city in northern Lithuania, the city's politicians are deci...... ... — Sun, 14 May 2017 19:52:15 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Israel Independence Day... Those who voted against were the U.S., U.K., Germany, Ukraine, the Netherlands, Togo, Paraguay, Greece, Lithuania and Italy. He said the deducted amount will be transferred to Israel's Foreign Ministry and will be used to develop relations "with ... — Sat, 13 May 2017 16:00:57 GMT (via The Oak Ridge Observer)
  • Scottish airports see rise in passenger numbersGLASGOW Airport achieved an 8.9 per cent year-on-year rise in passenger numbers in April, amid strong demand for its growing network of European routes. The airport said yesterday that it had handled 785,719 passengers last month, up from 721,796 in April 2016. — Fri, 12 May 2017 02:15:33 GMT (via Sunday Herald)
  • Passenger numbers reach record April high at Scottish airportsFigures for Edinburgh Airport showed 1,141,823 people passed through its doors, making it the busiest April and up 13% on the same month last year. Edinburgh Airport chiefs say the greatest increase was in international passenger numbers, which rose 20.4% on the same month last year to 705,683 passengers. — Thu, 11 May 2017 18:49:01 GMT (via Sunday Herald)
  • Economic and political consequences of Gazprom's commitments on...... markets of Central and Eastern European member states - Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Slovakia. On 13 March 2017, DG COMP published Gazprom's proposed commitments to address the Commission's concerns. ... — Thu, 11 May 2017 12:55:24 GMT (via EurActiv.com)
  • Scottish airports report record AprilEdinburgh Airport said nearly 142,000 people passed through its doors last month, an increase of 13% on the figure for last year. Edinburgh said international traffic was up 20.4%, following the launch of 27 new international services over the last year. — Thu, 11 May 2017 10:17:39 GMT (via BBC News)
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