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BELGRADE - Biljana Jovanovic, the owner and director of the Luna fashion company, is the first woman to receive the prestigious International Women's Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC) award for development of international business in the Balkans.
BELGRADE - This year's Science Festival will be held in Belgrade December 4-7, the organisers have announced.
The festival will bring together scientists from all over Europe, including winners of the Ig Nobel Prize, an increasingly popular parody of the Novel Prize that awards unusual scientific achievements.
The Seventh International Triennial of Graphic Arts "Sofia 2014" opens at 6 pm on Monday in the exhibition halls of the gallery of the Union of Bulgarian Artists (UBA), located on 6 Shipka Street.
The Triennial, which has a 20-year history, gathers the latest achievements of artists from more than 30 countries.
BELGRADE - Representatives of the multinational company Thales International talked with the Serbian Railways management about the prospects for the company's engagement in the Serbian railway projects.
This company, based in France, supplies transport management systems, while the Thales branch in Austria offers rail signaling solutions, Serbian Railways said in a statement.
BELGRADE - Serbia ranks 77th according to the Legatum Prosperity Index, while Norway claimed the first place on the list of 142 countries.
The Prosperity Index released by Legatum Group on Tuesday evaluates countries according to a number of parameters in sectors of economy, entrepreneurship, administration, education, healthcare, security, individual freedoms and social capital.
BUCHAREST - Ministers of Agriculture of the People's Republic of China and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) countries met in Bucharest Wednesday to discuss agriculture cooperation and topics for an upcoming summit that they will attend in Belgrade in December.
BELGRADE - Over 4,000 members of armed forces from 18 countries, including troops of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Serbia, are participating in an exercise in German municipality of Hohenfels.
The aim of the exercise is to improve inter-operability and mutual understanding between members of Ground Forces of partners in tactical operations in a multinational environment.
Romania has advanced to the 48th position among 189 countries ranked by the World Bank on the easiness of doing business, prime minister's counsellor Cristian Socol told AGERPRES on Wednesday. He mentioned a methodology change giving a higher weight to the quality of regulations and thus showing it was easier to do business in Romania than in Slovenia, Hungary, Turkey or Italy.
Serbia drops in WB business conditions ranking
WASHINGTON -- The World Bank has issued a prognosis of business conditions around the world for 2015 and ranked Serbia 91st out of 189 countries.
This represents a downgrade from last year's 77th spot, leaving only Bosnia-Herzegovina with a worse rank, at 107.
BELGRADE - Slovenia is planning to invest in the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector in Serbia, Slovenian Ambassador Franc But said on Monday after receiving the Danube Flower award at the Danube Business Forum.
I consider this award as a recognition of Slovenia's presence in Serbia and the region, But told Tanjug.