Posts published in Day: March 27, 2021

The digital future of vaccination passports

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Almost 270,000 Lithuanian citizens have already received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. They will all be receiving the second dose in the near future, which will allow a gradual return to normal life. The European Commission has recently unveiled proposals for a vaccination passport. Amongst the various aspects being reviewed, one thing is certain – the vaccination passport should be digital. But questions are being raised on whether…

Vitas Vasiliauskas will represent the region at the Executive Board of the IMF

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Eight central banks of the Nordic and Baltic countries adopted a joint decision to delegate Vitas Vasiliauskas, Chairman of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania, to represent the region at the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Having assumed his duties as the IMF’s Executive Director, Mr Vasiliauskas will become the first Executive Director of the Baltic countries at the Executive Board of the IMF. Under mutual…

Most Latvian residents listen to radio daily, study shows

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Over the last six months, an average of 67.3% or 1.036 million inhabitants of Latvia aged 16 to 74 listened to the radio every day, according to data published by research company Kantar March 26. On average in the week, 86% or 1.324 million inhabitants of Latvia listened to the radio. During the autumn 2020 and winter 2021 study period, one radio listener spent 4 hours and 3 minutes on average…

Preview: Switzerland vs. Lithuania – prediction, team news, lineups

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Switzerland will be looking to make it back-to-back wins at the start of their 2022 World Cup qualification when they host Lithuania on Sunday night. Vladimir Petkovic’s side opened their Group C challenge with a 3-1 victory away to Bulgaria on Thursday, while Lithuania suffered a 4-0 defeat to Kosovo in a friendly on Wednesday. Switzerland made the perfect start to their Group C campaign on Thursday, recording a 3-1…