Access Blocked to Vietnamese Workers Allegedly Exploited in Serbia: NGOs

A11, an NGO dealing with violations of workers' rights, said that private security men arrived at the construction site for a factory for Chinese tyre manufacturer Shandong Linglong Tire in the city of Zrenjanin on Tuesday and began blocking access to Vietnamese workers who have been the focus of exploitation allegations this week.

Hungary’s Orban Urges Germans to Back EU Membership for Serbia

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic in Subotica, Serbia in March 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE/Szilard Koszticsak.

"In Brussels they are building a superstate. We say no to a European empire," says the first point in the advertisement, which is headed with the insignia of the Hungarian government and signed at the end by Prime Minister Orban.

Bulgarian ‘Coal Emperor’ Behind Compensation Claim against Serbia

"He invested around 110 million euros in Serbia and he lost all that money," Milan Radunovic told BIRN. "He wanted to go to court because our government cancelled the agreement for the coalmine without any reason."

Kovachki's office in Sofia did not respond to a request for comment. Nor did the Serbian government.

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Nearly EUR 1bn to be invested in wind farms in Serbia

These installations will supply nearly 200,000 households with "green energy." The overall value of the investments is nearly one billion euroes - making it one of the largest investments in Serbia, the daily Vecernje Novosti writes.

These wind farms will be built by investors from Abu Dhabi, Italy, Belgium, and the Netherlands.