Geography of Vojvodina

Leading German Meat Processor to Build 20 Pig Farms in Serbia

Serbia's government has signed a memorandum of understanding with German food industry giant Toennies Lebensmittel.

Clemens Toennies, head of the Toennies meat group, announced that his company would soon build the first 5 of a total of 20 pig farms in the country, according to Serbian daily Dnevnik, as cited by the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency.

Govt allocates RSD 210 million for protected areas

ZASAVICA - The Suva Planina, Rtanj and Belanica will be declared as areas of national importance in 2015, and the Serbian government has allocated special funds to the amount of RSD 210 million as assistance to the functioning of protected areas and areas of special importance, Serbian Minister of Agriculture and Environmental Protection Snezana Bogosavljevic Boskovic stated on Friday.

Spotted eagle "travels" to Estonia via Serbia

BELGRADE - The female spotted eagle named Iti, member of a globally endangered species, makes a stopover in Serbia during the spring migration to Estonia for the sixth year in a row.

Instead of heading straight north across Bulgaria after flying over Turkey, Iti chooses to take the longer route and visits Serbia instead, the Serbian Bird Protection and Study Society says.

Travel Corridor 10 in Serbia over the next year

BELGRADE - The Road Corridor X section through Serbia will be completed by the end of next year, State Secretary with the Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Miodrag Poledica said at the opening of a conference titled "Transport and Logistics of South East Europe and Danube Region - TIL 2015" on Thursday.

38-Year-Old Worker Crushed to Death By Heavy Machine in Ruse

A 38-year-old man was crushed to death by a 40-tonne machine in a unit of the former heavy machine production plant in the Danube city of Ruse.

The incident happened at the end of the workday on Monday, according to reports of local police, as cited by the Bulgarian National Television.

The team of emergency doctors could do nothing but register the death.

Serbia at Stuttgart tourism expo for 4th time

BELGRADE - The Tourism Organisation of Serbia (TOS) will organise the country's presentation at the Stuttgart tourism expo CMT January 17-25 for the fourth time.

The presentation will include the country's entire offer with emphasis on culture, short holidays in cities, mostly Belgrade and Novi Sad, and the Danube, especially the Danube bicycle route.