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Saturday, 14 May 2022

List of Croatian Hospitals Where No Gynecologist Wants to Perform Abortions

May 14, 2022 - Out of a total of 359 gynecologists in Croatian hospitals, 195 refuse to perform abortions. Of the 29 public hospitals in Croatia that have a contracted abortion service with the HZZO on request, in six of them, no gynecologist wants to do so because they have a conscience appeal, writes Večernji list. Clinical Hospital Sveti Duh in Zagreb, General County Hospital Vinkovci, OŽB Našice, and OŽB Požega and General Hospitals in Virovitica and Nova Gradiška are institutions whose gynecologists employed there have called to conscience and do not want to perform abortions at the request of women. In the…
Saturday, 14 May 2022

Ukrainians in Đurđevac Captured by South African Photographer Joubert Loots (PHOTOS)

May 14, 2022 - South African photographer Joubert Loots captures Ukrainians in Đurđevac as part of a moving portrait series to connect with war refugees.  Joubert Loots is a photographer and artist from South Africa that moved to Đurđevac in early 2020. An ex-pat himself, he knew about the challenges of leaving your family, culture, and life and starting new somewhere else. When the war broke out in Ukraine, Joubert and his wife Marija were hoping to find a way to connect with some of the Ukrainians in Đurđevac and hopefully make them feel a little bit more welcome. "One day,…
Saturday, 14 May 2022

Split Dalmatia Tower Officially Tallest Skyscraper in Croatia (VIDEO)

May 14, 2022 - On Thursday afternoon, the last element of the Split Dalmatia Tower architectural design was installed. The Croatian flag was symbolically raised to celebrate the end of the works! On Friday, the Dalmatia Tower officially became the tallest building in Croatia and thus reached a total height of 135 meters. Goran Les By installing the last architectural design element, the conditions were created to begin dismantling the largest construction crane in the region. It is a 150-meter high crane, and the dismantling will take seven days.
  As previously announced, Dalmatia Tower will house the first Croatian AC…
Friday, 13 May 2022

Ponta Lopud Festival: Frances McDormand & Joel Coen Headline Masterclass Workshops

May 13, 2022 - Actress Frances McDormand and her husband, the director Joel Coen will lead the masterclass workshops of the second edition of the festival on the Croatian island. ''The successful first edition of the Ponta Lopud festival encouraged us to raise the bar even higher'', says one of the founders, Miro Purivatra. The second edition of the Ponta Lopud Festival in June will turn the island of Lopud for the second time into a creative cultural center for film industry professionals, a place to meet, exchange ideas, and enjoy art. A group of talented regional filmmakers of the new generation will have…
Friday, 13 May 2022

DUMP Days 2022: Split FESB Becomes IT Headquarters of Croatia

May 13, 2022 - Tomorrow morning at the FESB in Split, the two-day free DUMP Days 2022 conference opens its doors. The organizers of the conference, members of the DUMP Association of Young Developers, are already recording unprecedented interest, both from sponsoring companies and from the visitors themselves. Nino Borović, conference organizer and vice president of the DUMP Association of Young Developers, commented:  "We expect over 1,500 visitors to the conference, while the sponsorship capacities were filled to the brim," added Jere Mandušić, head of the sponsorship department: "The organization started half a year ago. We already agreed on all the…
Friday, 13 May 2022

Croatian Inflation Results in Continuing Soaring Prices on Markets

May the 13th, 2022 - Croatian inflation is continuing to force prices up for just about everything. Croatian marketplaces, where many people still love to buy fresh produce, are now raising their prices, making even basic salad more expensive. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, fruit and vegetable prices on Croatian markets across the country are skyrocketing. The fact these are astronomically high prices compared to the same period last year has been confirmed by the fact that a kilogram of chard or spinach is now costing 30 to 50 kuna, as reported by Slobodna Dalmacija. Right behind chard come both coloured…
Friday, 13 May 2022

Croatian Loan Interest Payments to Increase According to CNB

May the 13th, 2022 - Croatian loan interest repayments are set to grow, and the Croatian National Bank (CNB) has worked to highlight some of the main risks. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Tina Lakic writes, the Croatian National Bank has stated that statistical indicators show that current economic growth strengthened earlier this year. But at the same time there was a visible weakening of consumer confidence, which remained relatively low in April, despite a slight recovery. As such, employment growth stopped in March, although nominal wages are growing more rapidly. They also referred to the ongoing price hikes when it comes to…
Friday, 13 May 2022

20% Less People Registered with Croatian Employment Service in April

May the 13th, 2022 - The number of individuals registered as unemployed at the Croatian Employment Service dropped by an encouraging 20 percent back in April, which, while hope giving, occurs annually due to Croatia's seasonality when it comes to labour. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, back the end of April this year, 118,922 unemployed persons were registered officially in the records of the Croatian Employment Service (CES), which is a decrease of 5.3 percent on a monthly basis and 20 percent on an annual basis, according to the Croatian Emplotment Service's data. April is the third month in a row…
Thursday, 12 May 2022

Green Future Conference Presented: Split to be Hub of Today's Most Important Topics in June

May 12, 2022 - In the atrium of the Croatian National Theater in Split, the Green Future Conference was officially presented, an international event held on June 8 and 9 at the Croatian National Theater in Split. The Green Future conference will address the topic of green transition, one of the most attractive topics in the world of business, public policy, mobility, sustainability, finance, and every other sector and business. Over 40 foreign and domestic experts will attend the conference, who will try to bring this topic closer to those who will mark the coming years and explain how to…
Thursday, 12 May 2022

Rogoznica Clamps Down on Waste Disposal Rules as Season Approaches

May the 12th, 2022 - Rogoznica, which always attracts quite a significant number of tourists from far and wide each and every summer tourist season, is clamping down firmly on waste disposal rules as the season rapidly approaches. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, last year was especially dramatic for the Rogoznica utility company Skovacin, which had to deal with piles of rubbish all over the place, and the problem with waste in all possible (and in impossible) places escalated when collections from the doorstep started. Bins were given only to those who were on the register and who pay for transportation…
Thursday, 12 May 2022

Croatian Earthquake Risk High According to New EU Funded Project

May the 12th, 2022 - Those of us who felt the Zagreb earthquake of March 2020 and the Central Croatian earthquake, often called the Petrinja earthquake of December 2020 still remember the horrendous and deafening sounds they caused and the disturbance in the back of the mind that has remained after having experienced them. This new EU pilot project which aims to point out the countries most vulnerable to earthquakes won't do much to ease thoughts when it comes to Croatian earthquake risk. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, the cities of Istanbul and Izmir in Turkey, Catania and Naples in Italy, Bucharest…
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