Latest News from Serbia
DUBAI - Serbia's Jelena Jankovic beat Czech Republic's Lucy Safarova 7-5 6-4 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the WTA tournament in Dubai.
The match lasted 1 hour and 42 minutes, with Jankovic coming out on top after a great struggle and a lot of ups and downs in her game.
She will now face Serena Williams from the US, who is the top seed in Dubai.
KOSOVSKA MITROVICA - The Serbian Radical Party (SRS) and movements Obraz and Nasi started their election campaign for Serbia's early parliamentary elections with a rally in Serb-dominated north Kosovska Mitrovica.
Nemanja Sarovic, SRS deputy president, underlined that this coalition is the only one that started its election campaign in Kosovo-Metohija.
BELGRADE – Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said during a meeting Wednesday with a delegation of National Cash Register (NCR), a U.S.-based company, that favorable conditions for attracting foreign investors have been created over the past two years and the time has come to use the advantages of such a business climate.
BELGRADE – This year’s Night of Museums will take place under the motto “Great time in museums” on Saturday, May 17, Night of Museums Art and Production Group said in a release on Wednesday.
The 11th Night of Museums in Serbia is part of the European Night of Museums, which will unveil over 30 countries and 3.200 museums and cultural institutions across Europe.
The Serbian film Commission, SFC, has mapped out 160 locations suitable for filming as part of a bid to attract more producers of feature films, TV shows and commercials to Serbia.
The project, financed by the European Union and the Austrian Agency for Development, includes 34 municipalities and cities connected to the river Danube.
KRAGUJEVAC - Serbian First Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic believes that Serbia will preserve stability and will not face civil protests as was the case in the countries in the region, and promised that the government would fight for a better economy in the way it is combating corruption and crime.
BELGRADE/ VLADICIN HAN - The longest tunnel on Corridor 10 through Serbia Manjale is being built near Vladicin Han, southern Serbia, and the completion of the works is expected in March 2016, Tanjug was told at Koridori Srbije company.
The tunnel is 18 kilometer long, and Bulgarian consortium Alliance X is engaged in its construction.
BELGRADE - The 10th Nordic Panorama Film Festival will be held in Belgrade and several other cities in Serbia from February 21 to 25.
The Nordic Panorama is an international film festival presenting the annual production of best short, documentary and animated films from Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway and Iceland.