Rijeka

Culture minister says 2020 unique chance to promote Croatia

Croatia will have a unique opportunity to promote its culture and art in 2020 as chair of the Council of the European Union and with the northern Adriatic city of Rijeka as the European Capital of...

Three Serbs charged with war crimes against civilians and POWs in Croatia

The County Prosecutor's Office in the northern Croatian coastal city of Rijeka has indicted three citizens of Serbia, former members of a Serb Territorial Defence force in Licki Osik, for war...

Italian Community in Rijeka marks 70th anniversary of its establishment

The Italian Community in Rijeka on Friday marked the 70th anniversary of its establishment at a ceremony held under the auspices of the Presidents of Croatia and Italy, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic...

Rijeka Refinery residue upgrade plant being designed

Representatives of the Croatian oil company INA and Spain's Tecnicas Reunidas on Thursday signed a contract on the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) for a residue upgrade plant in the Rijeka...

EP okays inclusion of Port of Rijeka into Baltic-Adriatic Corridor

Two Croatian members of the European Parliament -- Jozo Rados and Ivan Jakovcic -- on Tuesday expressed satisfaction with the decision of the European Parliament to give a go-ahead to the plan to...

MOL supports INA's efforts to ensure flexibility of domestic oil processing

MOL supports INA's management in its efforts to ensure the flexibility of domestic oil processing and is strengthening the security of supply in Croatia, the Hungarian company said in a statement...

Minister disgruntled over transfer of oil to Rijeka refinery

Panenic said consultations would urgently be held with the Croatian members of the INA's supervisory and management boards to determine how the decision on the transfer was made and by whom. "We...

7 Croatian cities to get EUR 345 mln from EU urban development scheme

Seven Croatian cities - Zagreb, Split, Rijeka, Osijek, Zadar, Slavonski Brod and Pula - will have access to EUR 345.35 million from European structural and investment funds for the development of...

Oil tanker, built for Spanish client, launched in Rijeka's "3. maj" shipyard

An oil tanker with a carrying capacity of some 51,000 tonnes, built for the Spanish company Marflet Marine, was launched at the Rijeka-based "3. maj" shipyard, with President Kolinda Grabar-...

Exhibition on Rijeka's torpedo opens

An exhibition called "The First in the World - 150 Years of Rijeka's Torpedo" was opened in the northern Adriatic city on Friday, with 20 billboards showing the history of the torpedo in Rijeka,...

100 students from Europe and Africa to attend int'l debate tournament in Rijeka

The international debate tournament RiOpen 2016, which will be held in the northern Adriatic city of Rijeka on 4-6 August, is expected to bring together about a hundred students from Europe and...

European Universities Games end

The 3rd edition of the European Universities Games, that lasted 14 days, officially ended at a ceremony at Rijeka's Korzo promenade on Monday.

EUR 36.5 mn contract on new warehouse in Port of Rijeka inked

A HRK 273.6 million contract on building a background warehouse at the Skrljevo terminal in the free zone of the Port of Rijeka was signed on Tuesday by executives of the consortium of companies...

Zagreb, Rijeka ready for European Universities Games

The Croatian capital Zagreb and the northern Adriatic city of Rijeka will host the 3rd European Universities Games from 12 to 25 July,  and this multisport competition will open at a ceremony in...

Five wartime Serb policemen sentenced for war crimes in 1990s

Five members of a wartime Serb police special purposes unit have been found guilty of war crimes committed in Udbina in August 1991, while two others have been acquitted for lack of evidence.