Night of Museums to take place on May 17

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.

Longest tunnel on Corridor 10 to be completed March 2016

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.

Mandic wins gold in Egypt

BELGRADE - Serbia's Olympic champion in taekwondo Milica Mandic won the gold medal at the prestigious tournament in Luxor, Egypt.

By defeating Uzbekistan's Umida Abdullayeva, the Serbian athlete won the title in the category up to 73 kilogrammes at the G2 series tournament which brought her 20 new points on the world list, Taekwondo Club Galeb released.

Preparations have begun for projects financed by UAE loan

SENTA - The Serbian government approved a report on negotiations with the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development on Friday in relation to the granting of a loan to the Serbian government for financing the first phase of the irrigation system development, Serbian Minister of Agriculture Dragan Glamocic has said.

EU, WB: Serbia has good innovations, needs to utilise them

BELGRADE - Serbia has great potential in the field of innovative technologies, and by aiding this sector it can achieve the fastest progress towards the EU, European Union and World Bank officials agreed in Belgrade on Friday at a ceremony staged to announce 12 projects to be funded with EUR 8.4 million as part of efforts to help innovation in Serbia.