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Egyptian FM Successful One Day Visit to Slovenia

“(Egyptian) Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry signed three memoranda of understanding in the fields of youth and sports, consumer protection, and cooperation between the Middle East News Agency and Slovenian News Agency as part of his visit to Slovenia on Tuesday. During the meeting, Shoukry expressed Egypt’s great appreciation […]

Slovenian Tech Industry Creates Ties to Moscow

Slovenian Tech Industry Creates Ties to Moscow

“Representatives of four Slovenian technological companies and the Ljubljana Faculty of Computer and Information Science are visiting the Skolkovo Innovation Centre and the Internet Initiatives Development Fund in Moscow on Monday and Tuesday to forge new business ties and cooperation. According to the Slovenian SPIRT agency, which organizes […]

Cannabis ‘Green Rush’ in Slovenia

Cannabis ‘Green Rush’ in Slovenia

Australian-Israeli MGC Pharma says “it has received positive results from its substantial cannabis planting” in Slovenia. This summer’s crop yield was over 8,800 pounds. MGC is also developing a partnership with University of Ljubljana to research cannabis genetics. (Business News Western Australia)

Slovenian Tech Delegation in Russia

Slovenian Tech Delegation in Russia

Four Slovenian technology companies have joined the Ljubljana Faculty of Computer and Information Science for a multi-day trip to Moscow. The delegation is visiting the Skolkovo Innovation Center in Monday and hopes to deepen cooperation business ties. (Translated from Si21).

Allegations about Iranian Billions Dominate Slovenian Election

Allegations about Iranian Billions Dominate Slovenian Election

With Presidential elections on October 22nd fast approaching, the campaign has grown increasingly nasty. Opposition leader Janez Jansa used Facebook to launch a scathing attack on incumbent Borut Pahor.  Jansa suggested that previously as Prime Minister Pahor did nothing to investigate whether Slovenia’s biggest state owned bank, Nova Ljubljanska […]

Look No Further than Slovenia for Investment

Look No Further than Slovenia for Investment

“Slovenia is preparing a law to further ease investment in the country which has secured several large investment projects this year, Minister of Economy Zdravko Pocivalsek said on Friday. He said the law, expected to come into force early next year, would cut red tape and permit the […]

Slovenia All In on Electric/Hybrid Cars

Slovenia All In on Electric/Hybrid Cars

“The Slovenian government adopted on Thursday a strategy on alternative fuels in the transportation sector under which the registration of new diesel and petrol cars would be prohibited after 2030. The government has not opted for an outright ban, instead it has put a ceiling on a car’s […]

Slovene Presidential Candidates on International Role

Slovene Presidential Candidates on International Role

“The nine candidates standing in the 22 October presidential election have talked to the STA about how they see Slovenia’s role in the international community, in particular from the aspect of challenges such as mass migrations and terrorism. They also said which global leader they would meet first […]

Who are the Slovenian Presidential Candidates?

Photo courtesy of The Slovenia Times The nine current candidates for the October 22nd Slovenian Presidential Election are all running with the backing of parties. The only one who isn’t – the incumbent president, Borut Pahor. So, who are these candidates? They range from an actor, teacher, former soccer […]

Norma Miller – Cultural Diplomat at 97 – Visits Ljubljana

At 97 years young, Norma Miller traveled to Slovenia this weekend. Known as the “Queen of Swing”, the visit of this living legend was supported by the US Embassy. She was accompanied by the Billy Bros. Swing Orchestra and sold out the Grand Hotel Union. (Translated from RTVSLO)