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Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Confectioner Kraš Reports 64% Increase in H1 Profit

ZAGREB, 28 July, 2021 - The Kraš confectionery group generated a net profit of HRK 21.9 million in the first half of 2021, an increase of HRK 8.6 million or 64.2% over the same period in 2020, according to its financial statement released on Wednesday. Consolidated revenue reached HRK 488.2 million, up by HRK 30.4 million or 6.6%, with sales revenue totalling HRK 481.4 million. Sales revenue increased by 15.8% to HRK 257.7 million on the domestic market and by 9.1% to HRK 220 million on the foreign markets. Expenditure increased by 4.2% to HRK 461.1 million.  (€1 = HRK 7.523368)…
Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Croatia Logs 198 New Coronavirus Cases, 2 Fatalities

ZAGREB, 28 July, 2021 - In the past 24 hours Croatia has registered 198 new cases of coronavirus and two people have died as a consequence amid 1,042 active cases, the national COVID response team reported on Wednesday. There are currently 143 hospitalised patients and 11 of them are on ventilators. A total of 146 people have recovered over the past 24 hours and 3,267 people are currently self-isolating. Since 25 February 2020, when the first case of the contagion was identified in Croatia, there have been a total of 363,039 people infected with the novel coronavirus, of whom 8,249 people…
Wednesday, 28 July 2021

SDP Expels Six Prominent Members

ZAGREB, 28 July, 2021 - Six prominent members of the opposition Social Democratic Party (SDP) have not had their membership renewed following membership reviews in the party's Zagreb and Slavonski Brod branches, Hina learned unofficially. The members in question are: MP and former cabinet minister Ranko Ostojić, MPs and former secretaries-general Zvane Brumnić and Nikša Vukas, MP Marina Opačak Bilić from Slavonski Brod, who was involved in a financial scandal, former head of the Zagreb branch Gordan Maras, and Tihomir Barišić, best man to former party leader Davor Bernardić. The reasons for their expulsion are of a political nature. They were…
Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Defense Minister Mario Banožić: Problem of Substance Abuse Among Military Personnel Under Scrutiny

ZAGREB, 28 July, 2021 - Defence Minister Mario Božinović said on Wednesday the Croatian Armed Forces had zero tolerance for drug abuse, and in the context of the latest drug abuse cases, the minister announced stricter control and disciplinary measures aimed at reducing drug abuse to a minimum and protecting the reputation of the Croatian Armed Forces. Speaking to the press ahead of an inner cabinet meeting, Banožić said that in accordance with the Drug Abuse Prevention Act, the military police were implementing emergency control measures. He confirmed that along with the four soldiers who had tested positive for drugs in early July, another…
Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Taking a British Pet on Holiday to Croatia in a Post-Brexit World

28 July, 2021 - Brexit has caused all kids of havoc for Brits, who now find the EU not quite as accessible as before for longterm stays. Things are also a little confusing if you plan to take your British pet on holiday. Delighted to welcome Nikki Hall in Osijek to TCN with some first-hand advice and experience.  Dogs with dual nationality Pet-friendly hotels and holiday lets are amongst the most popular online searches. In 2019 Forbes published an article that said: “Over two million pets and other live animals are transported by air every year in the United States,…
Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Zrće Beach Has More People Tested Than in the Rest of Croatia

July 28, 2021 - The new ECDC map, which places the Croatian coast in an orange zone, has alerted all localities and tourism boards in the region. Some destinations, such as Zrće beach on the island of Pag, have adopted their own measures and requirements to combat the pandemic effectively and save tourism. After last week's session of the Government, when it was said that new measures apply to Dalmatian counties this week, which primarily emphasizes the control of the implementation of already introduced anti-pandemic measures, Večernji List interviewed Zrće beach concessionaires and Noa Beach Club owners to find out what…
Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Nikola Mektić and Mate Pavić into Olympic Doubles Semifinals, Confirm Medal for Croatia!

July 28, 2021 - Nikola Mektić and Mate Pavić thus join Marin Čilić and Ivan Dodig in the Olympic doubles semifinals! Croatia's Nikola Mektić and Mate Pavić won a spot in the semifinals of the Olympic Games in Tokyo with a victory against Japan's Nishikori and McLachlan 6:3, 6:3. "It feels good, we played a really good match. Honestly, I expected it to be harder. Nishikori is a great player in singles and McLachlan great in doubles. It was a lot harder for us the day before yesterday against the Italians. Today we served well and saved some key break…
Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Le tourisme croate pour le marché français : entretien avec la guide touristique spécialiste Ana Mršić

28 juillet, 2021 - Le marché français en Croatie est à la hausse. Le point de vue de la propriétaire de l'agence de voyages spécialisée Turquoise Travel, Ana Mršić. 1. Parlez-nous un peu du marché touristique français en Croatie. Est-ce qu'il grandit ? Les Français ont depuis toujours voyagé en Croatie et aime la Croatie. Après la guerre des années 1990 les Français ont été les premiers qui sont venus dans les premiers hôtels restaurés et c’était ainsi dans cette période de pandémie. Les Français aiment les beautés naturelles et culturelles, ils apprécient beaucoup notre héritage historique et rien ne…
Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Dinamo Moves into Champions League 3rd Qualifying Round After Defeating Omonia

July 28, 2021 - Dinamo Zagreb won a spot in the Champions League 3rd qualifying round after defeating Omonia 1:0 in the return match in Nicosia, thus confirming their 2:0 victory from the first match at Maksimir.  Luka Menalo scored the deciding goal in the 79th minute. Dinamo arrived in Cyprus with a two-goal advantage and not only managed to defend the advantage but also recorded a new victory, reports HRT. In the next round, Dinamo will play against the Polish club Legia. If they win, Dinamo would be left with another obstacle on the way to the Champions League, but…
Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Olympic Games: Čilić and Dodig into Doubles Semifinals in Tokyo!

July 28, 2021 - Croatia's Marin Čilić and Ivan Dodig have advanced to the tennis doubles semifinals in Tokyo!  Marin Čilić and Ivan Dodig defeated Great Britan's Andy Murray / Joe Salisbury 4-6, 7-6 (2), 10-7 after two hours and 15 minutes of play at the Ariaki Center on Wednesday.  Čilić and Dodig 6:4 lost in the first, and after winning the first, the British duo broke in the second as well. Murray and Salisbury looked better on the court and led 4:2, but in the eighth game, the Croatian side broke and returned to the game.  In the tie-break…
Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Sinković Brothers Advance to Olympic Rowing Final in Tokyo!

July 28, 2021 - Brothers Martin and Valent Sinković have done it again! The celebrated Croatian rowing team has a chance to fight for a medal in the Olympic rowing final in Tokyo on Thursday.  Brothers Martin and Valent Sinković advanced to the final of coxless pairs at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, winning their semifinal race with a time of 6:15.63, reports HRT. Behind them was Serbia's Mackovic / Vasic (6: 17.47) and Canada's Langerfeld / McCabe (6:19.15). The Croatian team led from the beginning to the end of the race and certainly reached a new grand final with…
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