https://emg.rs/en/news/index.html EMG - Product of Ekonomist Media Group en Copyright 1999 - 2011, EMG.rs (RSS Admin) Mon, 17 Oct 2011 04:03:39 +0000 Mon, 17 Oct 2011 04:03:39 +0000 Business and Economy http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 15 https://emg.rs/img/emportal-rss.png EMG News https://emg.rs/en/news/index.html 144 38 Strike ends, Macedonia-Greece border opens https://emg.rs/en/news/region/166416.html Greek customs officials, in fact, ended their strike after a court in Athens, which was requested by the country's Ministry of Finance to determine whether the decision on going on strike was illegal, urged the customs officer to return to work, as otherwise they would have to pay EUR 1,000 for the offense. 166416[at]emg.rs News - RegionNews Sun, 16 Oct 2011 16:33:00 +0000 Dacic proposes demarcation with Kosovo https://emg.rs/en/news/serbia/166410.html Dacic said for the Sunday-edition of the Belgrade-based daily Politika that new demarcation lines should be agreed on in order to peacefully resolve the dispute between Serbia and Kosovo, adding that "the demarcation is necessary because it would in some way acknowledge the Serbian national interests in Kosovo." 166410[at]emg.rs News - SerbiaNews Sun, 16 Oct 2011 12:56:00 +0000 Four years without Tose https://emg.rs/en/news/region/166417.html Concerts, sports events will be organized Sunday marking the fourth anniversary of the death of Macedonia's pop icon Tose Proeski. 166417[at]emg.rs News - RegionNews Sun, 16 Oct 2011 16:39:00 +0000 Low competitiveness sore point to agriculture https://emg.rs/en/news/serbia/166390.html Low competitiveness, technological backwardness and high unemployment rate experts are the biggest problems faced by the Serbian agriculture sector, experts said on the first day of the "Food for Europe" forum in the city of Subotica Friday. 166390[at]emg.rs News - SerbiaNews Sun, 16 Oct 2011 07:56:00 +0000 Euro banks "need 300b euros capital" https://emg.rs/en/news/world/166392.html New bank stress tests that Europe's banking regulator may undertake could reveal the need to inject nearly 300 billion euros ($410 billion) into lenders, analysts at Goldman Sachs said. 166392[at]emg.rs News - WorldNews Sun, 16 Oct 2011 08:00:00 +0000 EXPRESS: Tahiri expects continuation of dialog in November https://emg.rs/en/news/serbia/166389.html Head of the Pristina delegation in the dialogue with Belgrade, Edita Tahiri has stated that the continuation of dialog could be expected in November, touching upon the topics of energy supply, telecommunications and regional cooperation, reports the EXPRESS Daily in Pristina. 166389[at]emg.rs News - SerbiaNews Sun, 16 Oct 2011 07:54:00 +0000 Greece: Strike at AMNA continues https://emg.rs/en/news/region/166399.html The staff of the Athens-Macedonian News Agency , has been on strike since dawn Thursday and will continue until 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, in protest of government measures that, apart from severe pay cuts, will size-down the agency and affect the independence of its operation and the news and information it provides. 166399[at]emg.rs News - RegionNews Sun, 16 Oct 2011 08:14:00 +0000 Britain Defense Secretary resigns https://emg.rs/en/news/world/166384.html Britain"s Defence Secretary Liam Fox has resigned after allegations over his working relationship with friend and self-proclaimed adviser Adam Werritty, Reuters reported on Friday. 166384[at]emg.rs News - WorldNews Sun, 16 Oct 2011 07:38:00 +0000 Modernisation of "Bajina Basta" important development project https://emg.rs/en/news/serbia/166388.html Speaking at a ceremony which marked putting into operation the second revitalised power unit of the hydro electrical power plant "Bajina Basta," Dacic expounded that keeping energy resources in majority state ownership does not mean that the state should have a monopoly in this area, but some degree of control. 166388[at]emg.rs News - SerbiaNews Sun, 16 Oct 2011 07:53:00 +0000 EFJ: Journalists are not Civil Servants https://emg.rs/en/news/region/166398.html Today the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), the European group of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) voiced its opposition to the government's plans to integrate journalists working in public broadcasting and National News Agencies in the payroll of civil servants. 166398[at]emg.rs News - RegionNews Sun, 16 Oct 2011 08:11:00 +0000 EU and US agree to advance cooperation further https://emg.rs/en/news/world/166382.html The competition authorities of the European Union and of the United States have agreed to further strengthen cooperation on mergers investigated in both jurisdictions, as they celebrate 20 years of successful cooperation in the area of competition policy. 166382[at]emg.rs News - WorldNews Sun, 16 Oct 2011 08:18:00 +0000 Forty-eight organ transplantations done in Serbia in 2011 https://emg.rs/en/news/serbia/166387.html On the occasion of the European Day for Organ Donation and Transplantation, the Ministry organised today in Belgrade the campaign "Make Life Longer" and the participants marked the importance of donation and organ transplantation with a walk through Knez Mihailova street to Trg republike square. 166387[at]emg.rs News - SerbiaNews Sun, 16 Oct 2011 07:42:00 +0000 Greece use property as bond collateral - proposal https://emg.rs/en/news/region/166397.html The country could use state-owned real estate assets as collateral for new bonds to raise more than 100bn euros, under a proposal put forward by a leading think-tank and a former conservative minister, newspapers reported. 166397[at]emg.rs News - RegionNews Sun, 16 Oct 2011 08:08:00 +0000 Construction of Stem Cells Centre to start in 2012 https://emg.rs/en/news/serbia/166386.html After the opening of the international Symposium on stem cells at the Faculty of Medicine in Kragujevac, Djelic said that this project is worth €10 million and will be unique in the region because it will have a bank of stem cells. 166386[at]emg.rs News - SerbiaNews Sun, 16 Oct 2011 07:46:00 +0000 German banker: Greece is insolvent https://emg.rs/en/news/region/166396.html Germany's private banks called for eurozone policymakers to finally accept that Greece is insolvent and also pressed for rules that would force lenders to set aside capital on their balance sheets for government bonds, a magazine reported. 166396[at]emg.rs News - RegionNews Sun, 16 Oct 2011 08:06:00 +0000 BiH: Fire engulfs Hutovo Blato https://emg.rs/en/news/region/166394.html The blaze broke out early on Friday in an inaccessible section of the park and was fanned by strong winds across 80 percent of Bosnia's largest reserve before being extinguished on Saturday afternoon. 166394[at]emg.rs News - RegionNews Sun, 16 Oct 2011 08:04:00 +0000 Days of Macedonian Culture kick off in Moscow https://emg.rs/en/news/region/166393.html The manifestation 'Days of Macedonian Culture in Russia', will be formally opened Saturday evening at the prestigious 'Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky' Conservatory in Moscow. 166393[at]emg.rs News - RegionNews Sun, 16 Oct 2011 08:02:00 +0000 PM Gruevski opens new regional road https://emg.rs/en/news/region/166391.html Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski formally set into work Saturday the new regional road from the village Dzepciste to Albania's border. 166391[at]emg.rs News - RegionNews Sun, 16 Oct 2011 07:59:00 +0000 Bulgaria: PACE Delegation to observe Presidential elections https://emg.rs/en/news/region/166383.html An eleven-member delegation from (PACE), headed by Brian Binley (United Kingdom, EDG), will be in Bulgaria October 20-24, 2011 to observe the presidential election, alongside observers from the OSCE, PACE said in a press release Friday. 166383[at]emg.rs News - RegionNews Sun, 16 Oct 2011 07:35:00 +0000 "Occupy" protests at financial crisis go worldwide https://emg.rs/en/news/world/166378.html Protests against alleged corporate greed and government cutbacks have been rippling around the world's cities. Organisers expect rallies in 82 countries, with the action due to come full circle in New York. 166378[at]emg.rs News - WorldNews Sat, 15 Oct 2011 20:28:00 +0000 Serbian documentary film wins award in Cannes https://emg.rs/en/news/world/166337.html Documentary on environmental protection 'Winter Fruits' by Serbian director Bosko Savkovic won the award for the best environmental documentary film at the festival in Cannes. 166337[at]emg.rs News - WorldNews Sat, 15 Oct 2011 08:16:00 +0000 KFOR wants Serbs to remove roadblocks by Monday https://emg.rs/en/news/serbia/166374.html KFOR said in a release that Commander Erhard Drews had demanded from representatives of local self-government in northern Kosovo to unconditionally remove all roadblocks leading to the administrative crossings in northern Kosovo. 166374[at]emg.rs News - SerbiaNews Sat, 15 Oct 2011 15:47:00 +0000 KFOR: No plan for forcible removal of roadblocks https://emg.rs/en/news/serbia/166370.html KFOR has no operational plan for a forcible removal of roadblocks leading to the administrative crossings in northern Kosovo, but that does not mean it will not use force, because it reserves the right to do so, Lieutenant Colonel Ralph Adametz, the main spokesman for KFOR command in Pristina, has told the Belgrade-based daily Politika. 166370[at]emg.rs News - SerbiaNews Sat, 15 Oct 2011 13:01:00 +0000 NBS warns banks against raising interest rates https://emg.rs/en/news/serbia/166342.html The National Bank of Serbia (NBS) on Friday advised business banks, ahead of the World Savings Day - October 31, to keep interest rates on foreign exchange deposits at a level similar to the rest of the year in order to prevent more expensive loans. 166342[at]emg.rs News - SerbiaNews Sat, 15 Oct 2011 08:26:00 +0000 Serbia produces 15 pct of renewable energy https://emg.rs/en/news/serbia/166341.html Serbia currently produces about 15 percent of energy from renewable sources, but this output could be much higher, as its potential is about 4.4 million tons of oil equivalent, Serbian Deputy Prime Minister Verica Kalanovic said Friday. 166341[at]emg.rs News - SerbiaNews Sat, 15 Oct 2011 08:24:00 +0000 Greek FinMin: Medvedev to visit Athens https://emg.rs/en/news/region/166346.html Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will visit Greece Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos said on Friday.He did not say when the visit was expected and no details were immediately available from the prime minister's office. 166346[at]emg.rs News - RegionNews Sat, 15 Oct 2011 08:34:00 +0000 Around 10.000 new jobs in renewable energy sector https://emg.rs/en/news/serbia/166340.html During a conference on renewable energy sources at the Belgrade Fair, Skundric said that tens of thousands more people could indirectly be employed in the sector. 166340[at]emg.rs News - SerbiaNews Sat, 15 Oct 2011 08:23:00 +0000 Greece: Government caps fuel prices to prevent gouging https://emg.rs/en/news/region/166345.html The government capped fuel prices on Friday to protect consumers from price-gouging following a customs strike, which is expected to disrupt fuel deliveries across the country. 166345[at]emg.rs News - RegionNews Sat, 15 Oct 2011 08:31:00 +0000 Fuele: Progress in dialogue leads to negotiations https://emg.rs/en/news/serbia/166339.html European Commissioner for Enlargement Stefan Fuele said Friday that the positive assessment of reforms in Serbia confirms that the current year was good for the country. 166339[at]emg.rs News - SerbiaNews Sat, 15 Oct 2011 08:21:00 +0000 Montenegro, Macedonia sign EU accession cooperation agreement https://emg.rs/en/news/region/166344.html Montenegrin and Macedonian Foreign Ministers, Milan Roćen and Nikola Popovski, signed the EU accession cooperation agreement between the two countries earlier today. 166344[at]emg.rs News - RegionNews Sat, 15 Oct 2011 08:29:00 +0000