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Sunday, 28 August 2022

Sponsored Adriatic Holidays for Croatian Kids Without Guardians

August the 28th, 2022 - Sponsored holidays in various locations along the Adriatic coast for Croatian kids without parents or guardians outside of the social care system has become the norm every summer, and summer 2022 is no different. As Morski writes, the long, scorching summer holidays means time dedicated solely to socialising and playing without worrying about school and homework, and Croatian kids without adequate parental care who are in the care of the state, the social care system and similar institutions also spent their summer days going on various trips, activities, holidays, and in some cases - spending…
Sunday, 28 August 2022

Croatian Business Entities Intensively Preparing for Eurozone Accession

August the 28th, 2022 - Croatian business entities are now intensively preparing for the country's Eurozone accession, which is now very rapidly approaching. All wages which would have otherwise been paid out in Croatian kuna for the month of December 2022, will be paid out in January 2023 in the new currency - euros. As Novac/Gordana Galovic/Jutarnji list writes, due to the upcoming introduction of the euro, Croatian business entities are undergoing the demanding process of adjusting their accounting processes, preparing financial statements, paying out wages, reporting taxes and other similar activities in euros. According to data from the Central…
Saturday, 27 August 2022

Heat Energy Provider Demands Higher Prices

ZAGREB, 27 August, 2022 - The HEP power provider, which includes the HEP-Toplinarstvo heat energy provider, has announced that it will submit to the HERA energy regulator a request for a new heating and hot water prices, Jutarnji List daily said on Saturday. Tariffs for the production and distribution of heat energy are set based on the methodology adopted by HERA, so the changed prices for buyers will be known after HERA considers HEP's request and decides on new tariffs. It is clear that HEP-Toplinarstvo and other suppliers of households, industry, institutions, and other consumers cannot operate profitably due to rapid gas…
Saturday, 27 August 2022

How Much Does Croatian Solar Panel Installation Now Cost?

August the 27th, 2022 - Precisely how much does Croatian solar panel installation cost, and how much can really be saved by going to the trouble of having them fitted? As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, with just how much sun Croatia receives on an annual basis, residents deciding to go for Croatian solar power installation could save thousands and thousands of kuna a year if they decided to take the leap and get their power directly from the sun. Since the government removed VAT on it, everyone appears to be going a little crazy about Croatian solar panel installation, as reported by…
Friday, 26 August 2022

Meet Vukovar 365, Full of Life - Antonio Horvat aka Jones Wire

August 26, 2022 – Meet Antonio Horvat, aka Jones Wire. Having developed an interest in Photoshop, and then digital art, this young graphic designer now regularly creates and sells works of art and has developed an interesting visual identity to go with his alter ego. His Instagram looks professional and artistic, his art has a retro-futuristic vibe inspiring a pleasant, cosy feeling. At least that is the beauty that the eye of this beholder sees. Read all about him, learn about the process, and appreciate his art with us. Tell us about Jones Wire, what you do, and what inspired…
Friday, 26 August 2022

Minister: Okoli Underground Gas Storage Facility will Soon be 90% Full

ZAGREB, 26 August, 2022 - Economy Minister Davor Filipović said on Friday that Croatia's Okoli underground gas storage facility will be 90% full by 1 October, as planned. He recalled that the government had allowed the state-run energy company HEP to take a €400 million loan to make sure that the Okoli facility received sufficient amounts of gas, as planned. During his visit to Rijeka, Minister Filipović explained that Croatia's annual consumption of gas is up to 2.9 billion cubic metres. Croatia can satisfy those needs thanks to Okoli's capacity and the Krk LNG terminal, he added. Commenting on gas supply distributors, some of which have failed…
Thursday, 25 August 2022

School Principal says Warning to Maths Teacher Based on Inspection Findings

ZAGREB, 25 August, 2022 - The head of Zagreb's Classical Gymnasium has said that the final warning prior to dismissal, issued on 23 August to the mathematics teacher who had raised a final grade of President Zoran Milanović's son, was not issued because of the grade correction but was prompted by findings of an inspection carried out in July. In a statement sent to Hina on Thursday, school principal Zdravka Martinić-Jerčić said that due to great public interest in the case, she had to explain that the warning was given based on a decision and proposal by a school inspector who in July carried…
Thursday, 25 August 2022

Istria County Head Condemns Acts of Vandalism in Pula

ZAGREB, 25 August, 2022 - Istria County head Boris Miletić has condemned two acts of vandalism that occurred in Pula over the past few days - a bust of Partisan fighter Lino Mariani was toppled, and Nazi symbols were sprayed on the "Mate Parlov" sports hall, Miletić's office said on Thursday. Miletić said Istria was again witnessing shameful acts of vandalism, this time in the week when it commemorates the 80th anniversary of the founding of the first Istrian Partisan unit and ahead of events commemorating the reunification of Istria with Croatia. "Istria is not and will never be like that," he said.…
Thursday, 25 August 2022

Luxury Superyacht Spotted in Šibenik, Sails the Adriatic Islands

August 25, 2022 – Emerald Azzurra, a luxury superyacht of the Scenic Group sails the Adriatic. Spotted in Šibenik for the day, it sailed off to the Kornati islands. Its offer includes cruises with stops around several Croatian islands and coastal cities. As reported by Tportal, after spending the day in Šibenik, the 110-meter luxury cruise ship Emerald Azzurra, with seven decks, two suites of 110 square meters and another 44 smaller suites with terraces and balconies and six luxurious cabins, set sail for Kornati. TCN reported on the incredible story of Scenic Eclipse, the world's first polar discovery yacht…
Thursday, 25 August 2022

13th Edition of IT Conference KulenDayz in Slavonia and Baranja

August 25, 2022 - From September 2nd to September 4th, the largest regional IT conference will be held, organised by the team from MS Community, the Osijek Software City association, the PMI Croatia association, the Business Incubator BIOS, and partners: City of Osijek, J. J. Strossmayer University and the Academy of Arts and Culture in Osijek. „In addition to the previous sponsors, this year we gained reinforcement from some new ones, with whom we are preparing 3 days of first-class knowledge, fun, and unforgettable socialising in Slavonia and Baranja. Each year we strengthen the program, which would not be possible…
Thursday, 25 August 2022

Could Croatia Reintroduce Coronavirus Measures? Capak Says So

August the 25th, 2022 - Could Croatia reintroduce measures against the spread of coronavirus? Croatian Public Health Institute director Krunoslav Capak believes so, although with the much more extensive understanding of the virus we now have, those measures would be very mild. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, Krunoslav Capak has stated that given the fact that we're now far better acquainted with the novel coronavirus, we know a little more about it and how it functions, although it always surprises us in some way, we can say that strict epidemiological measures such as lockdowns, closures, bans on gatherings etc, will probably…
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