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Sunday, 25.01.2015, 22:19
Lithuania will establish a consulate general in Los Angeles, making it the country's first consulate general in the West Coast of the United States, informs LETA/ELTA.
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According to website vz.lt, US insurance giant AIG is going to establish 400 new jobs in Vilnius by the end of 2015. AIG customer service centre in Vilnius will provide services to foreign markets, reports LETA/ELTA.
A possibility to explore and extract shale gas interests several United States energy companies, claims Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius, cites LETA/ELTA.
World's first auto-follow action sports drone "AirDog" was recognized as the best robot at the Consumer Electronics Show 2015, and placed second in the "Best of CES Awards 2015" vote, Helico Aerospace Industries informed LETA.
As Europe is trying to develop its shale gas business, one of the countries most determined to get in on the action is Lithuania. Recent developments in the country have been very positive but the beginnings weren’t easy as Chevron, the only large operator present and bidding for an exploration and production licence in the country, closed its office in Lithuania and the reasons for Chevron’s abandoning Lithuania lay in the country’s problems with the much-needed new laws regarding shale exploration.
At end-December 2014, the pages of The Hollywood Reporter featured several stories about moviemaking in Latvia, as correspondent Scott Roxborough was among the foreign press corps in Riga for the European Film Academy's Annual Awards, informs LETA.
World's first auto-follow action sports drone "AirDog" from Latvia was presented at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week, reports LETA/AFP.