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Monday, 13 September 2021

About 10 Anti-maskers Outside Krapinske Toplice School

ZAGREB, 13 Sept 2021 - Several protesters gathered outside Krapinske Toplice Primary School on Monday morning to support a parent who does not want his child to wear a protective mask while attending classes, and also an expert team is expected to arrive to provide psychological assistance at the site. The pupil concerned on Monday again came to school without a protective mask and was denied access to the school building. The first protest of this kind was held on Friday when about 20 people rallied because that boy, who refuses to wear a face mask, had been banned from entering…
Monday, 13 September 2021

Census Kicks Off Under Slogan "Together We Create a Picture of Croatia"

ZAGREB, 13 Sept 2021 - The census of population, households, and dwellings in Croatia, conducted under the slogan "Together We Create a Picture of Croatia", will last from today, 13 September, until 17 October, and for the first time, it will be implemented in two stages, the first of which will be digital. The census is the most comprehensive statistical survey and covers three elements -- population, households, and dwellings. In the first stage, until 26 September, citizens will be able to self-enumerate via the e-citizens system. In the second phase, from 27 September to 17 October, census takers, that is…
Monday, 13 September 2021

Beros: Hospital Staff Can Only Go to Work in October with Covid Passes

September the 13th, 2021 - Health Minister Vili Beros has recently revealed that hospital staff, including doctors, nurses and non medical employees will only be able to physically enter their places of work as of the 1st of October with covid passes, which are given to those who return negative test results, are fully vaccinated, or have proof of having contracted and overcome the disease. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, doctors, nurses, but also non-medical staff working in healthcare institutions across Croatia will only be able to come to work from October the 1st onwards with their digital covid passes. They…
Monday, 13 September 2021

Pair of Dugi Rat Firefighters Successfully Swim the Brac Channel

September the 13th, 2021 - A pair of Dugi Rat firefighters who fancied a maritime challenge decided to try their luck in swimming across from Brac island, via the Brac channel, back to the mainland. They completed their task successfully after many years of considering the idea. As Morski writes, Karlo Tomic and Mate Spain, two Dugi Rat firefighters, have fulfilled a long-standing wish yesterday. This morning, they embarked on the biggest adventure of their lives, the goal of which was to swim the Brac channel from Postira to Dugi Rat on the mainland across the channel. Karlo Tomic spoke…
Sunday, 12 September 2021

Textile and Footwear Waste Recovery Facilities Not Utilised Enough

ZAGREB, 12 Sept, 2021 - Forty-one percent of waste in Croatia is sorted and every Croat annually generates 414 kilograms of waste, which is then used by companies to manufacture new products, Večernji List newspaper said in its Sunday edition. The largest amounts of textile and footwear waste are not separated and end up in mixed municipal waste or bulky waste, the newspaper quoted the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development as saying. The ministry noted that textile and footwear waste recovery facilities are not utilised enough, and that all wastes should be collected separately on the sites where they…
Sunday, 12 September 2021

Four Croatian Educational Institutions First Recipients of New EITA Award

ZAGREB, 12 Sept, 2021 - Three Croatian schools and a pre-school institutions are recipients of the European Innovative Teaching Award (EITA), introduced this year to encourage the establishment of the European Education Area by 2025, the Croatian Agency for Mobility and EU Programmes has reported. The new award has been created to enhance the best teaching practices implemented under the Erasmus+ programme and to recognise the work of teachers and their schools that make a contribution to the development of the teaching profession. The awards are given in four categories: early childhood education and care; primary education; upper and lower general secondary education; upper and…
Sunday, 12 September 2021

Bozinovic's Comments on Vaccination Misinterpreted, Plenkovic Clarifies

September the 12th, 2021 - Interior Minister Davor Bozinovic, who is also a leading member of the National Civil Protection Directorate, charged with setting out measures against the spread of the novel coronavirus, sat down to discuss all things ''pandemic'' in Croatia. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, Bozinovic recently appeared on ''Interview of the week'', during which he spoke about the situation with the spread of SARS-CoV-2 in Croatia, the excellent tourist season and more. In the introductory part of the show, the Interior Minister spoke about the increased number of infected people, emphasising that we're now coming to the end…
Sunday, 12 September 2021

Minister Vili Beros: Two New Epidemiological Measures Being Prepared

September the 12th, 2021 - Health Minister Vili Beros has stated that two new anti-epidemic measures are being prepared regarding the use of covid certificates. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, the National Civil Protection Directorate recently held what has become a regular press conference, during which Minister Vili Beros discussed the current situation with the spread of the novel coronavirus, as well as measures that are in preparation. ''The key to success in this fight lies the hands of those who are still unvaccinated, whether or not all of our efforts simply come to nothing lies with them. Over 81 percent…
Sunday, 12 September 2021

Potentially Tragic Incident Narrowly Avoided at Split Airport Last Week

September the 12th, 2021 - A potentially tragic incident was only just narrowly avoided at the very busy Split Airport last week, which was only found out about on Friday, a week or so later. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, Split Airport is usually busy with people coming and going from all over Europe throughout the warm summer months, with regular traffic continuing but on a smaller scale during the off season, with little to no incidents of concern to speak of. That changed last week when a horrible accident was only very narrowly avoided, and which only became known on…
Saturday, 11 September 2021

Austrian Visits Imotski, World Mercedes Capital, In Her 1931 Oldtimer

September 11, 2021 - It's not easy for anyone not from Imotski to understand the connection the people of the town have with the Mercedes Benz cars, but one Austrian lady seems to embrace it stronger than most. We've written about the connections between the inland Dalmatian town of Imotski and the Mercedes Benz cars in the past, including their plans to build a monument to their beloved car. Of course, things didn't go as planned, almost nothing did in the past two years, but even before the monument was built, Imotski was visited by two amazing guests this summer.…
Saturday, 11 September 2021

Panel: Green Transition Must Be Just; Transport, Building Renovation Top Challenges

ZAGREB, 11 Sept, 2021 - The green transition must be just and Croatia's biggest challenges are transport and the energy renovation of buildings, heard a panel on the challenges and opportunities provided by the European Green Deal, held in Fažana on Saturday. "There is no green transition without a just social transition," said Lidija Pavić-Rogošić, a member of the European Economic and Social Committee. The Commission has proposed the establishment of a new social climate fund to help citizens invest in energy efficiency, new heating and cooling systems, and cleaner mobility. The Commission is proposing up to €1.4 billion for Croatia for…
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