Croatia

8.7% of Croats can't afford a drink/meal with friends/family once a month

8.7% of Croatians aged 16 or over cannot afford to get together with their friends or family for a drink or a meal at least once a moth, while 9.3% do not have enough money to regularly...

Croatia ranks 49th in ease of paying taxes

Croatia ranks 49th on the list of 189 countries covered by an in-depth analysis of tax systems conducted by PwC and the World Bank Group, and Croatia's total tax rate stands at 20.9% with 206...

Serbian minister calls on EU to react to 'expansion of fascism' in Croatia

Serbian Labour and Social Welfare Minister Aleksandar Vulin on Sunday called on Europe to react to "the expansion of fascism" in Croatia, saying that putting up a plaque reading "For the Homeland...

"The House of Batana" in Rovinj added to UNESCO list

The project of the preservation of intangible heritage of Rovinj through the Ecomuseum Casa Della Batana has been added to the UNESCO list of the world's best intangible heritage conservation...

Croatian Civil Society of Montenegro celebrates 15th anniversary

The Croatian Civil Society of Montenegro (HCDCG) celebrated the 15 anniversary of its existence in Kotor on Saturday.

Komadina, Lalovac, Ostojic, Grbin new SDP deputy chiefs

 Delegates of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) elected Zlatko Komadina, Boris lalovac, Rajko Ostojic and Pedja Grbin as deputy SDP chiefs at a party convention on Saturday.

Stier: Cyber-attack may have come from east, unrelated to PM's Ukraine visit

Foreign Minister Davor Ivo Stier said on Saturday that no strategic piece of information was compromised in a cyber-attack on the ministry's computer network in October, allowing for the...

Subspace hostel with space pods opens in Zagreb

As of December 1, Zagreb has a new tourist attraction, the futuristic Subspace hostel, the first in the European Union, offering guests the possibility to spend the night in space pods.

Remaining Kiowa Warrior helicopters for Croatian army delivered

Eleven OH-58D Kiowa Warrior military helicopters were delivered to the Croatian Air Force base in Zemunik on Saturday as part of a project to equip the Croatian Armed Forces with reconnaissance...

Croatia needs change and SDP must start it, says opposition leader

Newly elected Social Democratic Party (SDP) president Davor Bernardic said in Zagreb on Saturday that Croatia needed change and that it must be started by the SDP.

Minister says buying controlling interest in INA worth the challenge

State property Minister Goran Maric said in an interview with the Jutarnji List daily on Saturday that the INA oil company was strategic company and purchasing a controlling interest in the...

Croatian foreign ministry target of hacker attack, classified info not compromised

The Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Ministry has discovered that during the term of the previous government their shared communication network had suffered a cyber attack that enabled a...

Museum of tastes opens in Osijek

A museum of tastes was formally opened in Osijek by Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Friday on the occasion of marking Osijek City Day.

PM: Tax reform's positive effects visible as soon as new system is consolidated

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Friday that his cabinet was implementing a comprehensive tax reform and as soon as this new system was consolidated, the positive effects of the reform...

Croatia world's no. 1 in organ transplants

With 40 organ donors per one million people, Croatia is the number one country in the world in organ transplants, first according to the number of liver and kidney transplants and second according...