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Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Fortenova Group Selling Cibona Tower, Former Seat of Todoric's Agrokor

October the 19th, 2021 - Following a name change to rid the company of its negative associations, the famous Cibona tower, the former seat of the formerly untouchable Ivica Todoric's all powerful Agrokor is now up for sale. The attractive space may well be appealing to many, but for many Croatian businesses, bad energy may dominate and throw a spanner in the works for a quick sale. It seems a lifetime ago that the potential collapse of Agrokor was the single biggest threat to the Croatian economy. It seems like a much smaller concern in comparison to the economic situation…
Tuesday, 19 October 2021

23rd Biograd Boat Show to Begin at 10:00 on Wednesday!

October the 19th, 2021 - The 23rd Biograd Boat Show is set to begin on Wednesday morning, more precisely at 10:00. The much loved Zadar County spectacle will bring together lovers of all things nautical and once again place Croatia firmly on the nautical map. As Morski writes, this year's Biograd Boat Show will confirm the status of Biograd na moru as a leading international nautical fair and Croatia as a fantastic nautical tourism destination. The entire exhibition space was sold out with more than 300 exhibitors and participating companies. The nautical industry has had a successful year in Croatia,…
Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Luka Modrić Speaks Out Against FIFA's Biennial World Cup Plan

October 19, 2021 - Croatia captain and Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modrić has spoken out against the biennial World Cup plan, which would move the international event from every 4 to 2 years.  Former best footballer in the world and captain of the Croatia national football team Luka Modrić said he did not want the World Cup every two years, reports Gol.hr. "For me, the World Cup every two years makes no sense. The World Cup is special precisely because it is an event that takes place only every four years," Modrić said at a news conference in Kyiv on…
Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Captain Andro Bušlje, Maro Joković, Luka Lončar Retire from Croatia Water Polo

October 19, 2021 - The Croatia water polo team will look slightly different moving forward, as captain Andro Bušlje, co-captain Maro Joković, and center Luka Lončar retire from the national team.  In the last two national water polo competitions, Croatia had one of the oldest national teams. At the European Championships in Budapest in January 2020, the Barracudas were the second most senior national team with an average of 29.4 years (behind Serbia, 30.7 years). At the Olympic Games in Tokyo in August this year, Croatia reached the top with an average of 31 years and 77 days or slightly ahead…
Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Ghost Gear: One Ton of Fishing Waste Removed from Lastovo Seabed

October 19, 2021 - A ton of fishing waste was removed from the Lastovo seabed in an action that successfully cleaned 23 locations.  Every year, about a million tons of 'phantom' fishing gear end up in the seas, which take up to six years to decompose. Thus, the Adriatic Sea, as part of the Mediterranean Sea, which is considered one of the most polluted globally, becomes a graveyard of plastic. Marko Frlan The Mediterranean Sea is known as one of the most polluted globally, with as much as 95% of plastic waste in the sea and on beaches. Consequently, the…
Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Adria Business Network 17 Features Entrepreneurship and AI with Dražen Oreščanin

October 19, 2021 - Adria Business Network 17 will be held on October 27 with entrepreneur Dražen Oreščanin. Adria Business Network is entering its third season and is proud of their 17th edition, organized by successful entrepreneurs Željka Barišić, owner of Forca Digital Agency (www.forcadigitalagency.com), and Lee Kosović, owner of LOL Event Management (www.lol.hr). Guests will also be able to follow current moderator Kristina Krstinić in the role of a lecturer and consultant for EU funds on their new EU Business Brunch platform. The first Adria Business Network event this season will take place on October 27, 2021, at 6…
Monday, 18 October 2021

Dubrovnik Digital Nomads-in-Residence 6 Months On: Charlie Brown

October 18, 2021 - In April this year, 10 digital nomads from all over the world came together for the inaugural Dubrovnik Digital Nomads-in-Residence (DNIR) program. As part of European Freelancer Week 2021, TCN catches up with some of them 6 months on, starting with Charlie Brown from Wales.  A year ago, the city of Dubrovnik held the first-ever digital nomad conference in Croatia - Dubrovnik for Digital Nomads - as part of European Freelancer Week. The city has made great strides advancing its DN credentials and strategy, thanks in part to the award-winning Dubrovnik Digital Nomads-in-Residence program, which ran…
Monday, 18 October 2021

A Pregnant Woman from Sarajevo Treated in Zagreb Infectious Hospital

October 18, 2021 - Sometimes it seems that we only read the bad news about the relations between the neighbours in the region. This story, however, proves all the negativity wrong and shows that humanity comes first when saving lives after all. A pregnant woman, born in 1989, 19/20 weeks pregnant, was infected with COVID-19 in Sarajevo and developed the most serious type of COVID-19 infection, the acute respiratory stress syndrome. The doctors in Sarajevo told the story to Slobodna Dalmacija and Večernji list, stressing how they were practically unable to help her, as her condition was rapidly worsening and…
Monday, 18 October 2021

ZSE Indices Decrease Slightly Amid Increased Turnover

ZAGREB, 18 Oct 2021 - The main Zagreb Stock Exchange (ZSE) fell on Monday amid increased turnover, with the Crobex dropping by 0.26% to 2,042.40 points and the Crobex10 decreasing by 0.14% to 1,244.38 points. Regular turnover amounted to HRK 9.6 million, or HRK 3.5 million more than on Friday. The highest turnover, of HRK 2.3 million, was generated by the stock of the Tankerska Next Generation shipping company. Its price dropped by 1.41% to HRK 42 per share. That was the only stock to cross the million kuna mark in turnover. (€1 = HRK 7.511955) For more, check out…
Monday, 18 October 2021

Publication "Poverty - A Stain on the Conscience of the Mankind" Presented

ZAGREB, 18 Oct 2021 - On the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the MoSt association from Split on Monday presented the publication "Poverty - A Stain on the Conscience of the Mankind - Review of the Framework and Possibilities for Eradicating Poverty in Croatia." The author of the book is Đordana Barbarić and the author of the photographs is Leo Lendić. At the presentation, it was underscored that the publication is a record of our times, that it speaks loudly about a significant global social problem and aims to spotlight the issue of poverty and…
Monday, 18 October 2021

Exhibition by Famous British Sculptor Richard Deacon to Open in Split Tomorrow

October 18, 2021 - One of the top British abstract sculptors, Richard Deacon, will be present for the opening of his exhibition in the Kula Gallery in Split. The exhibition will be opened on Tuesday, October 19th, 2021, at 7 pm in the atrium of the Split Gallery of Arts and the Kula Gallery (the two are across the street from each other, so this is not surprising). In the exhibition, the author's work in the past over twenty years will be presented, through his 22 pieces which present his various interests, Eda Vujović writes for Slobodna Dalmacija. The Split…
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