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Wednesday, 27 October 2021

Croatian Unemployment Rate Falls, Fixed-Term Contracts Dominate

October the 27th, 2021 - The Croatian unemployment rate is continuing to fall, particularly and apparently encouragingly among the youth. Fixed-term contracts currently dominate. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Jadranka Dozan writes, as of yesterday, there were 123,000 unemployed people regisered at the Croatian Employment Service (CES). When compared to the end of last month, this represents an increase of 3910 people, but on an annual basis, this number still indicates a decrease in the number of unemployed people in the country - compared to the end of last October, there are 21,000 fewer of them. According to the latest monthly report, for…
Wednesday, 27 October 2021

Split Policemen Rescue Tangled Dolphin Near Ciovo (PHOTOS)

October 27, 2021 - Not the everyday mission as Split policemen rescue a tangled dolphin just off the coast of Ciovo.  The commander of the Split police vessel, Mate Merčep, and his two fellow police officers (Marko Tadić and Jure Katavić) from the Split-Dalmatia Police Department set out to monitor the state border towards Vis on Tuesday morning. However, a sudden call for help diverted them eight kilometers from their route, report Slobodna Dalmacija. The policemen turned the vessel around and embarked on a new mission - rescuing a two-meter long and 70-kilogram dolphin, which they untangled from a net…
Tuesday, 26 October 2021

Vukovar Council: Conditions Not Met for Enhancement of Ethnic Serb Rights

ZAGREB, 26 October, 2021 - The Vukovar City Council decided on Tuesday by a majority vote that conditions had not yet been met to enhance the rights of local Serbs, primarily the right to bilingual official signs in the area of this eastern Croatian city. The Council adopted a conclusion which reads that the degree of mutual understanding, solidarity, tolerance and dialogue among residents of Vukovar -- the Croats and members of the Serb ethnic minority -- had not reached the benchmarks required to upgrade the rights of ethnic Serbs, and this primarily refers to the use of the Cyrillic script. Under recommendations…
Tuesday, 26 October 2021

MP Puljak: Split Did Not Take Loan from OTP Bank but Agreed Overdraft

ZAGREB, 26 October, 2021 - MP Marijana Puljak of the Centre party said on Tuesday that the Split city administration had not signed a contract for a HRK 135 million loan with OTP Bank but had just agreed an overdraft, to be used if necessary. Split city councillor Davor Matijević of the Social Democratic Party said last Friday that Mayor Ivica Puljak had signed a HRK 135 million loan agreement with OTP Bank in mid-July about which the public and the partners in the then ruling majority knew nothing. "The SDP has evidently never had a bank account with an overdraft.…
Tuesday, 26 October 2021

Plenković: Bosnia Can Function Better Only if All Its Peoples are Satisfied

ZAGREB, 26 October, 2021 - Bosnia and Herzegovina can function better only if all its constituent peoples are satisfied, Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said in Zagreb on Tuesday, stressing that it is necessary to ensure that the Croats choose their own representatives at all levels of government by themselves. "Our position towards Bosnia and Herzegovina is clear and friendly," Plenković told reporters after a meeting of the ruling coalition. Bosnia and Herzegovina can function better, it can be easier for it on its reform path and it can be faster on its EU journey only if all its constituent peoples…
Tuesday, 26 October 2021

Plenković Says Classes Online Next Thursday, Friday

ZAGREB, 26 October, 2021 - Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said after a meeting of the ruling coalition on Tuesday that on Thursday and Friday next week, November 4 and 5, all schools and classes in the country would go online. Monday, November 1, is All Saints' Day, a public holiday. According to the school calendar, there are no classes on that day and on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 2 and 3.    "Science and Education Minister Radovan Fuchs has agreed this with all county COVID-19 response teams," Plenković told reporters, denying that there had been glitches in communication regarding this issue. He…
Tuesday, 26 October 2021

Drava Story: Get to Know It Through an Interactive Quiz

October 26, 2021 - Do you know which animal is a natural barometer or how many fingers an otter has? These are just some of the questions of the famous quiz master Morana Zibar, who will intrigue you and present the Drava Story, a project from Noskovac in Virovitica-Podravina County, in an interesting and interactive way. Do you know which animal is a natural barometer, how many fingers an otter has, where it springs, and in which river the Drava flows? These are just some of the questions of the famous quiz master Morana Zibar, who will intrigue you and present the Drava Story, a…
Tuesday, 26 October 2021

Krka National Park Offers Promotional Entrance Fee Until October 31st

October 26, 2021 - As it joins the promotional campaign of Croatian Tourism Month, Krka National Park offers a special ticket price for all its attractions, which will be valid from October 25th to 31st. With a special ticket price for all land sites in the Park of 65 kn for adults and 52 kn for children aged seven to eighteen, which will be valid from 25 to 31 October, Krka National Park offers an interesting discount and thus joins the promotional campaign Croatian Tourism Month, which is carried out by Ministry of Tourism and Sports and the Croatian National…
Tuesday, 26 October 2021

2021 Croatia Airlines Winter Schedule Announced, More Spring Ryanair Zagreb Flights

October 26, 2021 - The 2021 Croatia Airlines winter schedule has been announced, while Ryanair has begun announcing even more spring flights from its Zagreb base next year.  Croatia Airlines has announced its winter flight schedule, which will take effect on the last day of October and run until the end of March next year, reports Croatian Aviation. Croatia Airlines has thus announced 13 international routes from Zagreb, 3 from Split, and one from Osijek, a total of 17 international routes to and from Croatia. Lines from Zagreb Croatia Airlines will have the largest number of flights and weekly flights…
Tuesday, 26 October 2021

10th Hideout Festival Announces Huge Return to Zrće Beach in 2022

October 26, 2021 - The 10th Hideout festival will return to Zrće beach next July, 12 years after the electronic music festival was first held on the island of Pag.  After two years away due to the pandemic, July 3rd to 7th, 2022 will see Hideout Festival pull out all the stops to serve up a long-awaited 10th edition of the festival like no other. 12 years after kick-starting the clubbing revolution that has since unfolded on the gorgeous beaches of Croatia, Hideout continues to lead from the front with five fantastic stages of diverse music from first wave headliners…
Tuesday, 26 October 2021

Osijek, Hajduk, and Slaven Belupo First to Secure Croatian Cup Quarterfinals

October 26, 2021 - The Croatian Cup quarterfinals began on Tuesday, with the first teams securing their spot in the next round of the competition.  Osijek was the first to advance to the Croatian Cup quarterfinals, topping second division team Rudeš 2:0 (0:0) in Zagreb. After a more reserved first half, Osijek increased the tempo in the second half and deservedly won. The goals were scored by Ivan Fiolić and Ramon Mierez in the second half. Osijek coach Nenad Bjelica can be satisfied because Argentine Mierez scored after a long time.  Hajduk advanced to the Cup quarterfinals with a convincing 5:1 (2:1) away victory…
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