Slovenia

What to Expect from Slovenia’s Instagram PresidentReuters/Srdjan Zivulovic

What to Expect from Slovenia’s Instagram President

“Borut Pahor became the first Slovenian president in two decades to win re-election, defeating an ex-comedian-turned-small-town-mayor in a tight runoff in the European Union and euro-region nation. ‘We know what to expect from Pahor as he’ll do pretty much as he did in the past, such as not meddling too […]

Macedonia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Zaev  in Official Visit to Slovenia, Moscow’s Reaction to MAK in NATOexploringmacedonia.com

Macedonia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Zaev in Official Visit to Slovenia, Moscow’s Reaction to MAK in NATO

“Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, will head the government delegation in an official visit to Slovenia (on Monday and Tuesday). The delegation will consist of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior Oliver Spasovski, Minsiter of Economy Kreshnik Bektesi, Minister of Agriculture, Minister of Agriculture Ljupco Nikolovski, Minister […]

Large Economic Growth in Slovenia

Large Economic Growth in Slovenia

“The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said on Tuesday it has lifted its forecast for Slovenia’s economic growth to 4.0% in 2017, from 2.5% predicted in May, on robust domestic demand. Strong consumption momentum and strong recovery in investments, with the start of the new EU […]

Ljubljana Hosts NATO Seminar on Western Balkans

Ljubljana Hosts NATO Seminar on Western Balkans

“A three-day seminar on the Western Balkans of NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly opened in Ljubljana on Tuesday with addresses by parliamentary Speaker Milan Brglez and Defence Minister Andreja Katic, with the latter promising Slovenia’s further support for the integration of the region in NATO and the EU. The Euro-Atlantic […]

Slovenian Army to Return from Iraq?Jure Erzen/Slovenske Novice

Slovenian Army to Return from Iraq?

“The Slovenian Fourth Contingent mandate for Iraq ends in January. Defense Minister Andreja Katic told RTV Slovenia today that it will likely propose the withdrawal of Slovenian troops from Iraq and redirect the strengthening of other international operations and missions that Slovenia already participates in.” (translated from Slovenske Novice)

Ljubljana – Xi’an Direct Flight in 2018Photo: I Feel Slovenia

Ljubljana – Xi’an Direct Flight in 2018

“Slovenia continues carrying out intensive activities related to securing a direct airline to the People’s Republic of China. The Slovenian state secretary at the Ministry of infrastructure has recently met with representatives of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) in Beijing in order for the procedure of […]

Japanese Yaskawa Invests Big in SloveniaRobotics Business Review

Japanese Yaskawa Invests Big in Slovenia

“The company is rapidly expanding its European footprint and is currently running three other construction projects in Europe. Starting in 2018, the first Motoman robots from Yaskawa will be manufactured through purely European production. And with this goal in mind, a new robot production facility as well as […]

SLOVENIA WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Tillerson Letter on CRO-SLO Border Dispute, Putin Awards Two Slovene Politicians the Order of Friendship, Business Leaders in SLO for Lufthansa EventPhoto: BoBo/RTVSLO

SLOVENIA WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Tillerson Letter on CRO-SLO Border Dispute, Putin Awards Two Slovene Politicians the Order of Friendship, Business Leaders in SLO for Lufthansa Event

“Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec has received a letter from Washington, in which US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson “reiterates known American positions” on solving the border dispute between Slovenia and Croatia, the Foreign Ministry confirmed on Friday. According to the Foreign Ministry, the secretary of state did not […]

World Bank Report on Doing Business in 2018- Where are the Balkans?

The World Bank has released their 2018 report on doing business. Here’s where the Balkan countries rank for ease of business: Bosnia and Herzegovina – 86th Croatia – 51st Kosovo – 40th Macedonia – 11th Montenegro – 42nd Serbia – 43rd Slovenia – 37th The full report is […]