Anti-Government Protests Continue in Belgrade, Novi Sad

Thousands of people gathered in Belgrade and Novi Sad on Wednesday evening to protest against the rule of President-Elect and current Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, which they describe as a "dictatorship".

More protesters are expected to join the demonstrations during the course of the evening.

Serbia: More protests held in wake of presidential elections

Those dissatisfied with the results of the April 2 presidential elections protested several cities across Serbia on Tuesday for a second day.

The protesters, mostly young people and students, gathered in Belgrade, Novi Sad, Nis, Zrenjanin, Jagodina, and other places. They organized via social networks and did not display symbols of any party.

Parovic: Educated young people are future

JASA TOMIC - Concluding his election campaign in his native village of Jasa Tomic, northeastern Serbia, presidential candidate Miroslav Parovic - the leader of the People's Freedom Movement - vowed to model Serbia after his parents' household.

Parovic said his parents had created all they had, and that they had taught him that one must fight and work hard every day.

Ministry invites letters of interest for petrochem plants

BELGRADE - The Serbian Ministry of Economy on Thursday issued an invitation for letters of interest for companies in the petrochemical complex - the Kikinda Methanol and Acetic Acid Complex and the Pancevo nitrogen and petrochemical plant.

The invitation was issued pursuant to the Privatisation Act, a conclusion of the government and decisions of the Srbijagas Supervisory Board.

New Hutchinson plant opens in Ruma

RUMA - A new production plant of French automotive hose maker Hutchinson opened in Ruma, northeastern Serbia, on Thursday at a ceremony also attended by Serbian PM Aleksandar Vucic.

Hutchinson opened its 6,000 sq m factory in Ruma in 2016, hiring a 200-strong workforce.

Vucic: Arrival of Russian company to be discussed with Putin

Police seize more than 1 ton of drugs worth EUR 4mln

Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic on Monday announced that over a ton of skunk - a type of marijuana - worth four million euros, had been seized overnight.

Stefanovic said the narcotics had been found - "thanks to the serious and hard work" of the criminal investigations police - in the area between Novi Sad and Backa Palanka, in northern Serbia.