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Thursday, 9 September 2021

Cris Pelo Mundo Brazilian TV Crew Films 4th Season in Croatia

September 9, 2021 - The Cris Pelo Mundo TV crew spent the past two weeks filming the beauties of Croatia and decided to dedicate the entire fourth season to documenting the best that Croatia has to offer. In 17 days, the Brazilian film crew visited 14 different destinations and got acquainted with Croatia's rich cultural, gastronomic, and natural resources. Cris Pelo Mundo is featured on the Travel Box Brazil pay-TV channel, which reaches more than 14 million families interested in traveling the world and ranks 5th among the target audience in Brazil - families looking for inspiration for their next…
Thursday, 9 September 2021

Neil Patrick Harris Makes Anniversary Instagram Post with Photo From Hvar

September the 9th, 2021 - American actor Neil Patrick Harris was recently seen holidaying on the Croatian coast with his husband and two children, and he clearly can't get Croatia's premier island of Hvar out of his head as he makes an Instagram anniversary post mentioning the Dalmatian island once again. As Morski writes, this summer, the well known actor from the popular American show ''How I Met Your Mother'' enjoyed cruising the Mediterranean in the company of his husband and two children. An unmissable stop for the family this year was, unsurprisingly, the stunning Dalmatian island of Hvar, where…
Thursday, 9 September 2021

Drivers, Beware! Croatian Police Begin Using New, Modern Application

September the 9th, 2021 - Croatian road users have yet another reason to watch out while driving as the Croatian police begin using a brand new, modern app which allows them to see if you've committed any offences in the Republic of Croatia, even if you're driving a vehicle that is registered outside of the European Union's borders. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, As of 31st of August, 2021, the Croatian police situated at the country's borders are stepping up their game in terms of the use of new technology and monitoring. It no longer matters where your car is registered or…
Wednesday, 8 September 2021

New Generation of Architects Launch Morpharos Studio on Hvar

September 8, 2021 - The innovative and young team that makes up the new architectural office Morpharos Studio on the island of Hvar creates contemporary Mediterranean architecture.  For years, there has been talk of young people leaving Croatia as a problem facing all young members of the European Union. However, instead of going to a bigger town, a young team of architects decided to focus on designing in a smaller town and opened an office in Stari Grad on the island of Hvar. Unlike architecture tied to large urban centers, they turn to authentic, local interventions that balance traditional and…
Wednesday, 8 September 2021

Croatian Bureaucracy, a Love Story: 3. E-Invoicing (e-racun)

September 8, 2021 - Continuing our appreciation of the joys of Croatian bureaucracy, the TCN Croatian Bureaucracy, a Love Story series shows its appreciation of the e-racun invoicing system.  A few months ago I sent out my monthly invoices to various clients. Within a few minutes, I had two replies. The first was a dream client, thanking me for my hard work and confirming that the invoice had already been paid. I checked the bank and there was the money. Zero transaction cost, zero stamps, just one emailed invoice and one online payment. Superb.   The second email was from a…
Tuesday, 7 September 2021

Three More Croatian Restaurants Awarded Michelin Star

ZAGREB, 7 Sept, 2021 - Three more Croatian restaurants have been added to the prestigious Michelin restaurant guide, bringing the total number of Croatian restaurants with one star to ten, the Croatian Tourist Board (HTZ) announced on Tuesday following notification from Michelin. The three new restaurants that have been awarded a single Michelin star are Nebo in Rijeka (housed in the Costabella Hilton Hotel), Alfred Keller in Mali Lošinj and Agli Amici in Rovinj. They joined the seven restaurants that have retained their stars - Boškinac in Novalja, LD Terrace in Korčula, Pelegrini in Šibenik, 360º in Dubrovnik, Monte in Rovinj, Noel…
Tuesday, 7 September 2021

UNICEF: Children Under 13 in Croatia Have Profiles on Social Networks

ZAGREB, 7 Sept, 2021 - Two-thirds of young people surveyed in Croatia (61%) opened a profile on social networks before they turned 13, a UNICEF survey shows, warning that young people leave their mobile phone numbers and photographs online without any control. Even though profiles on social networks are not allowed for children under the age of 13, 5% of respondents opened a profile when they were aged 7 or 8 and 16% had one at age 9 or 10, UNICEF warned after conducting the survey in collaboration with the HURA market communications NGO. The survey was conducted among 1,092…
Tuesday, 7 September 2021

Disgraced Entrepreneur Tomo Horvatincic to Serve Sentence at Lipovica Prison

September the 7th, 2021 - Disgraced Croatian entrepreneur Tomo Horvatincic has managed to get away with far too much for far too long. The wealthy and highly influential Zagreb businessman caused the deaths of multiple individuals through dangerous driving of both cars and boats, and is set to finally serve his sentence for causing the deaths of an Italian couple many years ago. The children of the couple who tragically lost their lives in the aforementioned boating incident have been fighting for years to see Tomislav ''Tomo'' Horvatincic put behind bars and finally get some form of closure. As Poslovni…
Tuesday, 7 September 2021

Zagreb Mayor: ZET Ticket Prices to Remain Unchanged for Now

September the 6th, 2021 - Zagreb Mayor Tomislav Tomasevic has been shaking things up in the post-Bandic Croatian capital following years of alleged mismanagement and scandals. As things alter and as the Zagreb cable car project continues to cause issues, Tomasevic has assured that ZET ticket prices are to remain the same - at least for now. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, on Sunday, the Mayor of Zagreb, Tomislav Tomasevic, said that for now, ZET ticket prices will remain unchanged and that they are doing everything they can to prevent any increase in the price of tickets for the use of the…
Monday, 6 September 2021

80,000 Couples in Croatia Infertile - Večernji List

ZAGREB, 6 Sept 2021 - About 17% of couples in Croatia are infertile, which means that about 80,000 have problems with natural reproduction, Večernji List daily said on Monday. About 10,000 couples are treated annually and about half don't register the problem in time, says gynecologist Velimir Šimunić, a human reproduction subspecialist and in vitro fertilization (IVF) pioneer at a Zagreb women's hospital, where almost 40 years ago he led a team of experts who achieved the conception and birth of the first IVF baby in Croatia, making it the eighth country in the world where this was done. "Infertility is constantly rising, globally and in…
Monday, 6 September 2021

Croatia Wins 7 Medals at Central European Olympiad in Informatics

ZAGREB, 6 Sept 2021 - The Croatian team won seven medals at the online Central European Olympiad in Informatics 2021 that was hosted by Zagreb on 1-5 September. The Croatian team won two golds, one silver, and four bronzes, placing Croatia second in the overall ranking after Poland. One of the Croatian gold medal winners, Dorijan Lendvaj, scored the highest number of points in the overall rankings, becoming the absolute winner of the 28th Central European Olympiad in Informatics. The competition brought together 48 contestants, secondary school students, from Austria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Italy, Hungary, Germany, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Switzerland.…
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