Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Plenković Calls on MOST Leader to Explain Agrokor Moves

ZAGREB, May 23, 2018 - "Let Božo Petrov think back well and say who he had invited," Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said on Wednesday when asked if he could confirm media reports according to which lawyer Boris Šavorić was hired by the government as a person enjoying his confidence.

Saturday, 12 May 2018

MOST and SDP to Force Parliamentary Debate on Agrokor

ZAGREB, May 12, 2018 – MOST’s political secretary Nikola Grmoja said on Friday that the party had gathered signatures of 30 MPs and submitted a motion to reinstate the Agrokor inquiry commission so that parliament could discuss current developments surrounding the ailing Agrokor food and retail conglomerate.

Saturday, 5 May 2018

MOST Organises “Movement to Stay” Convention

ZAGREB, May 5, 2018 - The opposition MOST party held its eighth "Movement to Stay" convention on Saturday, this time in the coastal town of Metković, presenting seven initiatives "aimed at enabling citizens, notably young people, to plan their future in their country."

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Pick for Chief State Prosecutor Gets Mostly Positive Reviews

ZAGREB, April 17, 2018 - Commenting on the government's decision to nominate Deputy Chief State Prosecutor Dražen Jelenić as the new Chief State Prosecutor, a member of the Social Democratic Party's (SDP) presidency Peđa Grbin said that Jelenić was a "good candidate."

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Opposition Files Motion of No-Confidence Against Economy Minister

ZAGREB, March 20, 2018 - Opposition MPs on Tuesday submitted a motion for a no-confidence vote in Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Martina Dalić over the Agrokor conglomerate and the "consultants affair." The motion was signed by 37 MPs from six parliamentary groups and independents.

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

MOST Advocates for Establishment of Dalmatian Hinterland Development Council

ZAGREB, March 7, 2018 - MP Ante Pranić of the opposition MOST party announced on Wednesday that he and his party colleague Miro Bulj would address a proposal to the government to establish a council for the Dalmatian hinterland in a bid to facilitate the development of the region and halt large-scale emigration.

Sunday, 4 March 2018

Mixed Financial Fortunes for Political Parties

ZAGREB, March 4, 2018 - The Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) posted a surplus of a little more than 6.5 million kuna in 2017, according to a financial statement for this ruling political party. Revenue in 2017 amounted to 50.5 million kuna, while expenditure amounted to 44 million kuna, resulting in a surplus of 6.5 million kuna, the HDZ said in a press release.

Saturday, 3 March 2018

Independent Mayors Possible Competition to MOST?

ZAGREB, March 3, 2018 - The political secretary of the opposition MOST party Nikola Grmoja on Saturday dismissed media reports saying that the newly-formed Association of Independent Mayors would be competition to his party.

Saturday, 3 March 2018

MOST Presents Initiative for Keeping Young People in Croatia

ZAGREB, March 3, 2018 - The MOST party on Saturday held a convention in Zagreb where this opposition party outlined its programme for halting the trend of large-scale departure of young Croatians from the country. The seven-point document focuses on demography, judiciary, public administration, energy sector, entrepreneurship, agriculture and public health-care.

Friday, 2 March 2018

Parliament Stays in Session Whole Night

ZAGREB, March 2, 2018 - A parliamentary debate about draft amendments to the parliament’s standing orders, which started late on Thursday afternoon, lasted all night after opposition lawmakers persisted in the night-long debate, angered by the overruling of their proposal that the debate should actually start on Friday morning.

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