Croatia government

German and Swiss press: Croatian govt has practically toppled

German and Swiss press on Monday reported that the current Croatian government had practically toppled, and they generally pointed an accusing finger to Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader and...

Budget revenues planned at HRK 113b, expenditures at HRK 120.4b

Maric said the plan is to reduce unemployment to below 16% this year and below 14% by the end of the projected period. He said employment growth would be monitored too.

PM-designate given 30 more days to form gov't

The President did so at Oreskovic's request, she signed her decision and it became effective immediately.

Bridge member Lovrinovic says won't support government

Lovrinovic said that the agreement signed this evening between Bridge and the Patriotic Coalition revealed "a lack of competence, resolve and professionalism."

Some associations against, some for ministers of culture, war veterans

The Croatian Alliance of Anti-fascist Fighters and Anti-fascists said the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) proposed to Prime Minister-Designate Tihomir Oreskovic two right wing extremists who no...

New govt's defence and veteran affairs policies' guidelines

The next guideline refers to establishing a safer environment in the streets, in suburbs and municipalities, cities and counties through the prevention and resolution of local safety issues. 

Culture Minister nominee says is exposed to "ideological lynching"

Hasanbegovic called on critics such as SDP PM Nenad Stazic to read all his interviews and papers to be acquainted with his position as a historian.

SDP MPs slam Oreskovic's plan, Culture Minister nominee

"I hope that this is not a symbol of Free Masons and the Illuminati," the SDP parliamentarian said, wondering if Oreskovic "is advocating a new world order".

Unionist urges govt not to cut workers' rights

It is interesting that in his keynote presentation, Oreskovic did not indicate that he would do all this in cooperation with social partners and workers have been mentioned in only one part which...

New government's home affairs guidelines

According to the programme's guidelines published on the Croatian parliament's website, the police service is to be reorganised by downsizing administrative staff in proportion to the police on...

New government's economic agenda guidelines

According to the document on the cabinet's 2016-2019 term, the future government will focus on "further smart fiscal consolidation" with the aim of reducing the budget deficit and public debt.

Karamarko and Petrov: Government's first move will be to draw up budget

"(Our first moves) will be to draw up a budget and create legislative prerequisites to facilitate investment, reduce public debt and take a series of measures to encourage economic development...

Oreskovic presents new govt. to ruling coalition, confident of good results

"We got to know each other a bit, I submitted my biography and presented my vision. Every government member introduced themselves and we all became a little closer today."

Bridge party presents its ministerial candidates

He said that expectations from the ministerial candidates were great. "Considering the way they were chosen, I don't believe in anything but success," said Petrov.

Croatia unveils new cabinet that will tackle ailing economy - media

The Serbian news agency Beta noted that of the 20 ministers in the new cabinet only three were women and that many of the candidates were "little know to the general public".