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Croatia’s natural increase rate negative in 2023 also

ZAGREB, 24 July (Hina) – The Croatian Bureau of Statistics has released data on the natural population change showing that in 2023, the number of live births fell by 5.1%В compared to 2022, and the natural increase rate was negative at -5%В (-19,105 people). The negative…

Interior minister talks Split airport hacker attack, care home killer

ZAGREB, 23 July (Hina) – The recent hacker attack on Split Airport is a classic ransomware case, where a ransom is demanded to unlock data, Interior Minister Davor Božinović said on Tuesday, adding that the services have identified an international…

Air Force firefighting planes have helped put out 25 wildfires since 11 June

ZAGREB, 22 July (Hina) – The Ministry of Defence said on Monday that the Croatian Air Force had participated in the extinguishing of 25 wildfires that broke out between 11 June and 22 July, mostly in Split-Dalmatia County. Air Force…

European Commission disburses €821.7m to Croatia for recovery, resilience

ZAGREB, 19 July (Hina) – The European Commission said on Friday it had disbursed to Croatia the fifth payment for €821.7 million, with € 555.7 million in grants and € 266 million in loans, under the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF)….

Croatian PM talks with Montenegrin, Bulgarian presidents

ZAGREB, 18 July (Hina) -В Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković met with Montenegrin President Jakov Milatović and Bulgarian President Rumen Radev on the sidelines of the European Political Community summit at Blenheim Palace near Oxford, UK on Thursday. “At the…

Number of holidaymakers staying in Croatia will reach 1 million soon

ZAGREB, 17 July (Hina) – There are currently 930,000 В travelers staying in Croatia, and the number of arrivals is up by 5% and tourist nights are up 2% than in the corresponding period last year. The data were presented…

Archaeological Museum in Zagreb completely rebuilt after 2020 quake

ZAGREB, 16 July (Hina) – The Archaeological Museum, which was damaged in the 22 March 2020 was renovated and reopens its doors to visitors, representatives told a news conference in Zagreb on Tuesday. Museum director Ivan Radman-Livaja said that the…

Total average age of all vehicles in Croatia 14.8 years

ZAGREB, 15 July (Hina) – In the first half of 2024, the Croatian Vehicle Centre recorded 116,296 first registrations of new and used vehicles of all categories, revealing that the total average age of all vehicles in Croatia was 14.8…

Boris Vujčić appointed HNB Governor for third term

ZAGREB, 12 July (Hina) – Boris Vujčić was re-appointed for the third consecutive term as the Governor of the Croatian National Bank (HNB) on Friday, with 79 members of Parliament voting in favour and 55 against. Vujčić, born in Zagreb…

10,000 pets abandoned in Croatia every year

ZAGREB, 11 July (Hina) – Over 10,000 pets are abandoned in Croatia every year, especially when their owners go on holidays, despite the awareness campaign that has been conducted by the Friends of Animals NGO since 2002. “This figure speaks…

New school year to start on 9 Sept in Croatia

ZAGREB, 10 July (Hina) – Prime Minister Andrej Plenković  said on Wednesday that the 2024-25 school year in Croatia will start on 9 September, and not on 2 September, which had been initially planned. After a session with county prefects…

State Intellectual Property Office remembers Nikola Tesla’s 271 patents

ZAGREB, 9 July (Hina) – Croatia’s State Intellectual Property Office on Tuesday published a collection of Nikola Tesla’s patents on Tuesday, of which there were 271 in 26 countries during his life, to coincide with the celebration of National Nikola…