World traveler, Vilius Vasiliauskas, was born from a small city in Lithuania – Kretinga. After graduating secondary school, he then chose to continue his studies in Aston University, England, UK. There he received Politics and International...
The Embassy of Japan in collaboration with the Japan Foundation and “Forum Cinemas Vingis“ is proud to announce its 16th annual Japanese Film Festival. The festival will take place on February 3 – 8 at “Forum Cinemas Vingis“ in...
The most famous person linking Japanese and Lithuanian diplomatic relations and intensively stimulating cultural exchanges between both countries Chiune Sugihara was giving “life visas” during World War II and saved more than ten...
Vytautas Dumčius will be conferred with the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays for his contribution to the development of Japanese language education and Japanese studies in Lithuania, and mutual understanding between Japan and Lithuania.
Quest for happiness in Japan or what business opportunities the Land of the Rising Sun can offer to Lithuania?
On 15th March Vilnius University Oriental Studies centre hosted the third annual conference on the development of business ties between Japan and Lithuania, organized by Baltic Asia. This year the speakers discussed about the Japanese market and what it can offer to Lithuanian businessmen.
The Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius was on a working visit to China from 20 to 26 March, where he met with Chinese Prime Minister and discussed China’s investment opportunities to Lithuania.
The interview with The Ambassador of Japan in Lithuania H.E. Toyoei Shigeeda about the progress on restoration of the areas affected by the Great East Japan earthquake and ways how to increase the number of Japanese tourists to Lithuania.
The very first Japanese-Lithuanian and Lithuanian-Japanese language online dictionary was launched on February 26th during Vilnius Book Fair’16.
A few weeks after the conference and nightmarish smog, at the beginning of 2016, Beijing announced a “long-term plan to improve air quality to the clean level by around 2030”. This might be a stepping stone to ending seemingly endless air pollution which sweeps not only Beijing, but at times even the cities considered to be one of the cleanest in the country. A more detailed plan of a long-term environmental protection is expected to be released by the end of the year by Chinese environmental agencies. If the goals succeed, by around 2030, the average concentration of PM 2.5 in Beijing is expected to decrease to 35 μg/m3.