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Southeast European Times: Second Economic Forum highlights regional opportunities

Addressing the forum, Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic said the region has entered a phase of greater stability. SEE countries are on the road towards EU integration -- a prospect that is encouraging improved relations in all areas, including free trade, investments, energy, infrastructure, anti-corruption efforts and the fight against organised crime, he said....


AFX News Limited : SocGen buys 64.44 pct of Montenegro's Podgoricka Banka for 14.2 mln eur

Societe Generale said it has acquired 64.44 pct of Podgoricka Banka from the Montenegrin government for 14.2 mln eur. It has committed to buying a further 10 pct stake held by the International Finance Corporation, and has offered to buy out the bank's remaining shareholders...


Southeast European Times: Microsoft opens development centre in Belgrade

The new global development centre opened by Microsoft in Belgrade last month is being seen as a signal of the technology giant's confidence in the country's economic prospects. Serbia-Montenegro now becomes one of only five countries to host one of Microsoft's development centres, joining the United States, Ireland, India and China...

20.10.2005. An understudy to the Riviera emerges in the southern Balkans

In Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," a young woman finds herself shipwrecked on a strange coast. "What country, friends, is this?" she asks. Scholars speculate -- and I like to think -- that she landed on the Adriatic coast of Montenegro, a place as little-known to many people today as it was to Shakespeare's poor, lost Viola...


ReliefWeb: Community center of life in Montenegro

Community center of life in MontenegroCHF International works with the Community Development Council of Vidrovan on a project that is creating new jobs and has increased the quality of life for its citizens. "This magnificent structure was literally built from the ashes", Ljubo Vujadinovic proudly says, while pointing at the new Multi-purpose Community Center building in Vidrovan, a municipality of Niksic...


Reuters: Montenegro PM says no delaying independence vote

Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic said he will not postpone a referendum on independence despite pressure from the European Union which fears it could upset regional stability...


Southeast European Times: Montenegro Sees Upswing in Summer Tourism

Whether because of aggressive marking, a better-prepared season or burgeoning interest in alternative holiday spots, Montenegro was a destination of choice for domestic and foreign vacationers alike. The number of tourists during the first eight months of this year grew by 16.8 per cent compared to the same period last year, with a 30 per cent spike in revenues. The republic welcomed 49.7 per cent more foreign visitors than in 2004, and had more and better facilities to offer them. While unregistered tourism remains high, the government is taking steps to bring more visitors and accommodation sites into the system.

By Antonela Arhin for Southeast European Times in Podgorica 10/10/05 Photos courtesy of Antonela Arhin


Southeast European Times: Del Ponte:"Montenegro a Reliable Partner"

Montenegro has backed the efforts of the UN war crimes tribunal from the beginning and continues to facilitate access to documents and witnesses, UN chief prosecutor Carla del Ponte said during her visit to Podgorica last week...


Wall street journal online: Montenegro to cooperate with Microsoft

Montenegro Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic signed a deal Friday with Microsoft's representative for Southeast Europe for the use of the U.S. giant's software in the Balkan republic's state institutions...



(AGI) - Bari, Italy, Sep 12 - "The Government of the Republic of Montenegro is ready to sign a cooperation agreement with the Puglia Region and hopes to soon host Governor Nichi Vendola in their capital city," said Montenegrin Deputy Prime Minister Miroslav Ivanisevic...