Lithuania Delfi Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:30:36 +0200Vladimiras Laučius. The new Nausėda: lessons from Grybauskaitė and compliments from Butkevičius
A generation of young Lithuanians has nearly grown up, which has from birth listened to musings on whether Gitanas Nausėda will participate in the presidential elections. Already in 2009, kindergarteners probably knew how to draw a sun, their mom an...Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:28:16 +0200Proposals to charge employers with specifying wages in job adverts received negatively
The amendments to the Labour Code proposed by the “Farmers”, where employers would have to specify wages in job advertisements and the interval for the size, have been met with criticism from experts, who think this will improve neither the emplo...Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:47:52 +0200Proposals on air quality: maximum odour concentration in air to be reduced
In order to improve air quality and reduce discomfort for those residing near industry, manufacturing and other objects, which could release sharp odours, it has been proposed to adjust the maximum permitted odour concentration in the air. Related in...Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:17:40 +0200Experts on S. Skvernelis’ candidacy: do not see pre-planning and see risks
Last week, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis announced his presidential bid. This decision has finalised matters on the political stage. Gitanas Nausėda, S. Skvernelis and Ingrida Šimonytė gather 40% of the vote according to surveys. Another 40% o...Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:50:02 +0200Doctors and pharmacists complain about malfunctioning e-prescription system
The Ministry of Healthcare wants for all doctors to end usage of paper based prescriptions in 2019. Apparently already 8 out of 10 compensated prescriptions are electronic. However, doctors and pharmacists say that the e-prescription system is consta...