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Tuesday, 5 October 2021

Tomislav Horvatincic Moves from Lipovica Jail to Krapinske Toplice

October the 5th, 2021 - Disgraced Zagreb entrepreneur Tomislav Horvatincic is finally behind bars for causing the deaths of an Italian couple in a maritime incident several years ago. Behind bars, however, might be too much of a strong statement, as the wealthy businessman, currently unwell, is moved from Lipovica prison to Krapinske Toplice. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, the decision to move Tomislav Horvatincic from Lipovica prison to the facility at Krapinske Toplice was made at the suggestion of the penitentiary manager, after the Hospital for Persons Deprived of Liberty stated that it could not provide him with the adequate…
Monday, 4 October 2021

Croatian Quality of Life Panel Held on Vis Island

October 4, 2021 - The level of Croatian quality of life is the interest of Dr. Liljana Kaliterna Lipovčan, and she presented her findings during the "The Quality of Life in Croatia" panel recently held on the island of Vis. Many people pose questions to themselves about how they might go about living a higher quality of life, on both a Croatian and indeed on a global scale. When it comes to Croatia, the question is looked upon in a higher level through scientific curiosity. ''The Quality of Life in Croatia'' panel made gorgeous Vis the host of the scientific pondering…
Monday, 4 October 2021

The Storkman Movie: Origins of Famous Malena The Stork Online

October 4, 2021 - The Storkman Movie is a documentary about rescuing the famous Croatian stork called Malena, who sadly passed away earlier this year. Croatian and international animal lovers were sad due to the tragic loss earlier in July of 2021when the beloved stork Malena (a Croatian word that can be roughly be translated as little one when talking to/about a female) passed away. As many already know, Malena was the stork Guillette to Klepetan, a male stork who would always return to her in the Slavonian village of Brodski Varoš, located not too far from Slavonski Brod. The…
Monday, 4 October 2021

Croatia Marks World Animal Day

ZAGREB, 4 Oct 2021 - On the occasion of World Animal Day, 4 October, the head of the Croatian Friends of Animals NGO, Luka Oman, said that the situation regarding animal protection in Croatia was problematic in terms of implementation of laws and punishment of non-compliance.  World Animal Day is celebrated annually on October 4, the feast day of Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, and it was first observed in 1931. "Even though progress has been made with regard to respect for animal rights and animal protection, on this day we point to the importance of respecting all…
Monday, 4 October 2021

ACI Marina Skradin Takes Home Award for Contribution to Nautical Tourism

October the 4th, 2021 - Recently in the beautiful town of Skradin, ACI Marina Skradin took home an award for its exceptional contribution to nautical tourism, a branch of tourism which has been blossoming very well along the Croatian coast for some time now. As Novac/Jutarnji writes, on the occasion of the Skradin's city day, which was recently marked, a session of the City Council was held. At that session, ACI Marina Skradin took home the award for its exceptional contribution to the development of nautical tourism, ACI announced. The member of the Management Board - the director of the company ACI…
Sunday, 3 October 2021

Croatian Graduate Perspective: The View from Matija from Zagreb

October 4, 2021 - With many young people emigrating from Croatia, what keeps those who decided to stay here (at least for now)? In the new TCN series called Croatian Graduate Perspective, we investigate recent graduates' attitudes about jobs and life opportunities in Croatia. Matija from Zagreb is our latest interviewee. This is his story. 1) First of all, please introduce yourself. What are you studying/what did you study? Do you have a job currently? My name is Matija Šalat. I have a fresh Master's degree in political science from the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Zagreb.…
Sunday, 3 October 2021

Dalibor Matanić’s The Dawn to Premiere on HBO

ZAGREB, 3 Oct, 2021 - The Dawn, an award-winning film directed and written by Dalibor Matanić, will premiere on HBO GO and the HBO channel on 7 October, the Croatian Audio Visual Centre (HAVC) announced earlier this week. The second part of Matanić's trilogy (The High Sun, The Dawn and Sunset) traces Matija whose family is confronted with unresolved trauma, as their neighbours flee from the radicalism that divides them into the chosen ones and the undesirables. As Matija loses his faith and struggles to find his true self, the dawn breaks over the valley, revealing that the only way to deal…
Sunday, 3 October 2021

Split’s Faculty of Civil Engineering Opens Two Specialised Laboratories Worth €11.3M

ZAGREB, 3 Oct, 2021 - Two laboratories specialising in hydrotechnical and earthquake research were formally opened earlier this week as part of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Geodesy (FGAG) of the University of Split. The hydrotechnical laboratory will study coastal waters, underground streams and the karst phenomenon, while the other one will study the impact of earthquakes on different structures so that safer and more resilient buildings can be designed, FGAG Dean Nikša Jajac said at the opening ceremony. The laboratories were opened as part of the project "From implementation of contemporary scientific and research infrastructure at FGAG to…
Sunday, 3 October 2021

HZJZ: Walking Paths and Parks Equipped With Breastfeeding Benches

ZAGREB, 3 Oct, 2021 - On the occasion of the National Breastfeeding Week, walking paths and parks have been equipped with baby change tables and breastfeeding benches as part of the Healthy Living project to promote and support breastfeeding, the National Public Health Institute (HZJZ) said earlier this week. Through the Healthy Living project, led by Sanja Musić Milanović, one walking path and one park per county have been equipped with a breastfeeding bench. In cooperation with the Croatian Association of Breastfeeding Support Groups and the Supermame.hr community, the project has invited citizens to find the breastfeeding benches in their communities…
Sunday, 3 October 2021

City of Rijeka To Co-Finance Nanny Services As of 2022

ZAGREB, 3 Oct, 2021 - Following a proposal by Youth Action's city councillor Vedran Vivoda, the City of Rijeka will start to co-finance nanny services as of 1 January 2022, this political party told a press conference earlier this week. "This measure is one of the solutions to the current problem of a lack of capacities in Rijeka's kindergartens," Youth Action stressed in a press release. There are more than 200 children on the waiting list for kindergartens in Rijeka, with most of them being in the nursery age group and with both parents employed, and that is the situation…
Sunday, 3 October 2021

Vinkovci Urban Area To Absorb at Least €25 M Under ITU Mechanism

ZAGREB, 3 Oct, 2021 - An agreement on cooperation in drafting and implementing the Vinkovci urban development strategy for the financial period 2021-2027, worth at least €25 million, was signed in this eastern city earlier this week by the mayors of Vinkovci, Otok and nine adjacent municipalities. Besides Vinkovci, as the centre of the urban area, and the city of Otok, the agreement was signed by the municipalities of Andrijaševci, Ivankovo, Jarmina, Nijemci, Nuštar, Privlaka, Stari Jankovci, Stari Mikanovci and Vođinci. This agreement has opened up new opportunities for the city of Vinkovci and the entire urban area, said Vinkovci Mayor Ivan…
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