Latest News for: Vilnius office


Taiwan-Lithuania Ties Face Uncertainty Two Years After Taiwan Office Opened

Voa News 17 Nov 2023
Over the last two years, Taiwan and Lithuania have opened trade offices in both capitals, Taipei and Vilnius, and trade between the two countries grew 50% from 2021 to 2022 ... the representative office in Vilnius has not materialized at the scale that Lithuania may have anticipated.

State earmarks offices in docklands should it win bid to host EU Anti-Money Laundering Association

The Irish Times 17 Nov 2023
The Government has earmarked Coopers Cross, a six-acre campus in Dublin’s docklands, as the offices for the new EU Anti-Money Laundering Association (AMLA) if its bid is successful. Dublin is competing against Brussels, Frankfurt, Madrid, Paris, Rome, Riga, Vilnius and Vienna to host the new agency.

US-based network manages pro-Navalny troll farm – investigation

Russia Today 16 Nov 2023
... from US sponsors of “civil society and democratic development in Russia.” It also has an office in Ukraine ... According to SVTV, the Reforum network has had some 200 paid online commentators, working from multiple offices in Vilnius, Lithuania and Tbilisi, Georgia.

US-based NGO confirms running Russian opposition troll farm

Russia Today 16 Nov 2023
The organization, however, denies links to Alexey Navalny’s FBK and that it used network to target rival Russian opposition groups ... The FRF confirmed on Thursday that the troll network actually exists ... Online commenters apparently work from multiple offices in Vilnius, Lithuania and Tbilisi, Georgia ... .

China In Eurasia Briefing: As Biden and Xi Meet, What's At Stake?

Beijing News 15 Nov 2023
One major example is Lithuania opening a 'Taiwanese Representative Office' in 2021, when China responded by targeting Vilnius with an effective trade embargo, prompting the EU to enact its newly developed anti-coercion instrument, which is a trade tool used by the bloc to tackle governments using economic means to pressure its members.

A local’s guide to Vilnius, Lithuania: the best bars, culture and bargain hotels

The Observer 07 Nov 2023
This year has been a good one for Vilnius ... Perhaps most symbolically – as Lithuania continues to firmly reject its Soviet past and align itself closer with the west – Vilnius played host to the Nato summit in July ... To top it off, a recent survey carried out by the Post Office showed Vilnius to be the second best value city break in Europe.
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Estonian Foreign Minister Margus Tsahkna briefs the media during a joint news conference with German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock after a meeting at the Foreign Ministry in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023.

Estonia will allow Taiwan to establish a nondiplomatic representative office in a policy revision

Asahi News 06 Nov 2023
He didn’t provide any details about when such an office would be established in Estonia ... In 2021, Estonia’s Baltic neighbor Lithuania allowed Taiwan to open an unofficial diplomatic representative office — a de facto embassy — in its capital, Vilnius, despite Beijing’s strong opposition.

Lithuanian official hails economic relations

Taipei Times 01 Nov 2023
The flags of Taiwan and Lithuania are displayed at the Taiwanese Representative Office in Vilnius on Jan ... a series of punitive measures against the Baltic country for allowing Taiwan to open a representative office in Vilnius in 2021 that used the word “Taiwanese” in its name.

Lithuania speaker touts democratic ties

Taipei Times 24 Oct 2023
... representative office in each other’s capital to strengthen bilateral relations ... Despite warmer ties with Taiwan, Lithuania has come under heavy political and economic pressure from China following a decision to allow Taiwan’s representative office in Vilnius, which opened on Nov.

Shared values bridge distance: Cmilyte-Nielsen

Taipei Times 23 Oct 2023
One example is a newly opened “Taiwanese corner” at the National Library of Lithuania in Vilnius, she said ... Taiwan opened its office in Vilnius on Nov ... However, the Baltic state has come under heavy political and economic pressure from Beijing following a decision to let Taiwan’s office in Vilnius include the word “Taiwanese” in its name.

Lithuanian delegation arriving tomorrow

Taipei Times 20 Oct 2023
INTERACTIONS ... Staff writer, with CNA ... In 2021, Beijing imposed sanctions on Lithuania for allowing Taipei to set up a Taiwanese Representative Office in the capital, Vilnius. Lithuania stood firm on the issue, and the Taiwanese office opened its doors last year. .

A spooked and lonely Taiwan looks for new friends

Business Ghana 16 Oct 2023
The words "democratic Taiwan" appeared more times in the island's national day celebrations this year than any other - by far ...   ...   ... In 2021 Lithuania allowed Taipei to set up an office in Vilnius using the name "Taiwanese Representative Office in Lithuania" ... But the government in Vilnius has refused to back down ... .

Tipping the scales: Journalists’ lawyers face retaliation around the globe

CPJ 12 Oct 2023
Lawyer Siarhej Zikratski stands at an office in Vilnius, Lithuania on May 19, 2021 ... “They took away my beloved profession and my business,” Zikratski wrote in a Facebook post announcing his emigration to Vilnius, Lithuania ... the paper case files he had in his office, Temur told CPJ.

NATO Top Official Lauds Close And Solid Ties With Jordan, 2Nd, Final Add

MENA FN 05 Oct 2023
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) "At the recent summit, held at Lithuania's Vilnius in July NATO decided to explore the possibility of opening an office in Amman, to foster bilateral practical and ... .

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