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Saturday, 30.08.2014, 13:11
The growing value of electronic currency – bitcoin – attracts increasingly more users; that is why it is now possible to pay in bitcoins in Lithuania too. The aviation market is also open to innovations – as of now flight tickets for the Lithuanian airline Air Lituanica operated flights may be purchased with bitcoins, reported BC airline’s press service.
Keyword tags: Airport, Financial Services, Lithuania, Technology, Transport
Lithuanian electricity distribution company LESTO, which is a part of the state-controlled energy group Lietuvos Energija, during the first six months of 2014 has continued to increase operational effectiveness and investments in upgrading distribution network, reports LETA/ELTA.
Lithuanian AB City Service has announced its unaudited Consolidated Interim Financial Statements for the six months of 2014, prepared according to International Financial Reporting Standards, and Consolidated Interim Report for the six months of 2014, informs LETA/ELTA.
In 2014, AB SEB Bankas Group offered a full-range of banking services to private individuals, corporate customers and finance institutions. As of 30 June 2014, AB SEB Bankas and two companies: UAB SEB Investiciju Valdymas, UAB SEB Venture Capital were the members of the Group in Lithuania, the bank announced, cites LETA/ELTA.
Taking into account frequent information attacks and hostile propaganda, amendments to the Law on Provision of Information to the Public were prepared by the initiative of Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite and submitted to the Seimas.
In the first half of 2014, the Litgrid Group's total revenue was LTL 217.5 million (EUR 62.9 million), 15% smaller than in the corresponding period of 2013. The largest share, 47% or LTL 102.6 million (EUR 29.7 million), of the group's revenue is comprised of revenue from power transmission, reports LETA/ELTA.
According to Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius, a study carried out by energy experts has not provided answers whether a new nuclear power plant is needed for Lithuania after all. This question can be answered only after considering arguments of all interested sides, reports LETA/ELTA.