Croatia

Croatia should be stronger bridge between EU, S-E Europe, German official says

Senior German official Michael Roth said on Tuesday Croatia was a bridge between the European Union and Southeast Europe and that it should fulfil this role even more strongly, for peace and...

Nature magazine writes about plagiarism scandal involving Croatia’s science minister

Nature, international weekly journal of science, on Tuesday ran an article about the plagiarism scandal involving Croatian Science and Education Minister Pavo Barisic, saying that Barisic has...

Petrov and Bulj not stripped of immunity in private suit

The parliamentary Credentials and Privileges Commission (MIP) on Tuesday rejected motions to strip two Bridge officials

Croatian PM says economy minister wouldn't put private interest before state's

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Tuesday that Deputy PM and Economy Minister Martina Dalic enjoyed his full confidence because he was certain that she would "never, absolutely never put any...

Bloomberg ranks Croatia 41st among 50 most innovative economies

According to Bloomberg's innovation index, Croatia is ranked 41st among the 50 most innovative economies, down three places from 2016, according to a report released on Tuesday.

By year's end companies to be set up 'without paper', says minister

Minister of Economy Martina Dalic said during Question Time in Parliament on Tuesday that the government's Action Plan to relieve the economy, which should annually save enterprises about HRK 1.5...

Researcher writes to Croatian PM and Sabor Speaker providing evidence of minister's plagiarism

Prominent Croatian researcher Ivan Djikic on Tuesday sent an open letter to Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic and Parliament Speaker Bozo Petrov citing concrete evidence to prove that plagiarism...

PM says hasn't heard of any better model for INA buyout than HEP IPO

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic repeated in the parliament on Tuesday that the government planned to buy back Hungarian oil and gas company MOL's stake in INA, adding that so far he had not heard...

Number of visiting cruise ships in 11 months of 2016 higher than in 2015

In the first 11 months of 2016, 813 cruise ships visited Croatian ports, 45 more than in 2015, and aboard those vessels were 1.1 million passengers, around 40,000 more than in 2015, show...

Task force to be formed to draw up law on financing of local self-government units

Finance Minister Zdravko Maric has said that next week he will propose appointing a task force to draw up a new law on the financing of units of local and regional self-government, which is...

Hungarian icebreakers arriving on Danube in Croatia

Two Hungarian icebreakers are arriving on the Danube in Croatia this afternoon because of low air temperatures which are increasing the quantity of floating ice and the risk of ice completely...

Veterans, Tudjman, Racan deserve credit for Croatia's int'l recognition, SDP official says

The City of Rijeka and Primorje-Gorski Kotar County on Monday organised a commemoration in the northern Adriatic port on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Croatia's international recognition...

HBOR grants EUR 48.3 mln loan to 4 Agrokor companies

The Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development (HBOR) has granted a EUR 48.3 million loan to four companies from the Agrokor food concern to be invested in export development, read a...

Round table for stepping up food import control

Croatians mostly eat quality food, notably if it is domestic, but it is necessary to step up the control of cheap imports whereby foreigners frequently get rid of surplus goods, a round table on...

Serb rebel accused of expelling Croats from Knin

The Split County Prosecutor's Office has indicted a 59-year-old Serbian citizen for ordering the terrorising and expulsion of Croats from the area of Knin in 1992.