Slovenia

NLB Saga Continues

NLB Saga Continues

“Slovenia is adamant that it will sell state-owned Nova Ljubljanska Banka, Finance Minister Mateja Vranicar Erman said, pledging to make good on a promise to the European Union to put the biggest bank into private hands after missing its 2017 deadline. Known as NLB, the lender received the bulk […]

Slovenia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Slovenia to take Croatia to European Court of Justice by February; Presidents of Slovenia, Croatia, and Italy Discuss Good Neighborly RelationsPhoto: Slovenia Times

Slovenia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Slovenia to take Croatia to European Court of Justice by February; Presidents of Slovenia, Croatia, and Italy Discuss Good Neighborly Relations

“Slovenian Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec announced to members of the National Assembly Committee for Foreign Policy (OZP) to prepare for proceedings against Croatia at the European Court of Justice. Slovenia will submit it to the European Commission by the end of February, he announced. Erjavec said, the purpose of […]

President Pahor @ NATO

President Pahor @ NATO

“NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed President Borut Pahor of Slovenia to NATO Headquarters on Tuesday (9 January 2018) for discussions about the Alliance’s adaptation and preparations for the NATO Summit in July. Mr. Stoltenberg thanked Slovenia for important contributions to NATO, including troops to the KFOR mission, […]

Slovenian companies keen on digitalizationPhoto: Erasmusu.com

Slovenian companies keen on digitalization

“Slovenian companies are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of digitalization and its effect on competitiveness, shows a survey conducted by the Slovenian-German Chamber of Commerce. They see the skills of their staff, high costs of the process and data protection as the biggest challenges. Just over 90% […]

Slovenian PM Miro Cerar escapes impeachment in case of Syrian refugeePhoto: Vlada.si

Slovenian PM Miro Cerar escapes impeachment in case of Syrian refugee

“Parliament rejected the motion of impeachment against (Prime Minister) Miro Cerar filed by the Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS). The National Assembly (DZ) today rejected an application for a constitutional accusation against Prime Minister Miro Cerar, who was remanded by SDS deputies for allegedly abusing power in the case […]

MUST READ – Director of CEAS (Belgrade): Russians will try to interfere in the during elections in Montenegro, but joining NATO was best news in balkans in the last decadePhoto: Twitter

MUST READ – Director of CEAS (Belgrade): Russians will try to interfere in the during elections in Montenegro, but joining NATO was best news in balkans in the last decade

“‘The Russians have not yet given up on their intentions, and I expect their interference during the upcoming local and presidential elections in Montenegro,’ said Jelena Milic, Director of the Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies (CEAS). She also said that ‘Montenegro’s NATO membership is the best news in the Balkans in the […]

Slovenian President meets Juncker, Tusk in BrusselsPhoto: Twitter

Slovenian President meets Juncker, Tusk in Brussels

“‘This is not just a bilateral issue, but a problem that affects the whole  EU,’ said European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker with regards to the arbitration decision. Just before the meeting with Slovenian President Borut Pahor, he (Juncker) explained that he sees the European Commission playing the role of a […]

Slovenian Election PollingReuters/Srdjan Zivulovic

Slovenian Election Polling

“The opposition party of former Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa, who tumbled out of politics amid a 2013 bribery conviction that was later overturned, has a slight lead among voters before this spring’s elections, a poll showed. Jansa’s Slovenian Democratic Party, known as SDS, has 15.8 percent support, […]

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Croatian Member of EU Parliament threatens “force” over border dispute; Croats and Slovenes protest together against “nationalistic fog” on border; Croatian government stalls on buying military planes; Croatian national soccer team playing in US in MarchPhoto: Time Out

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Croatian Member of EU Parliament threatens “force” over border dispute; Croats and Slovenes protest together against “nationalistic fog” on border; Croatian government stalls on buying military planes; Croatian national soccer team playing in US in March

“Croatian MEP Ruza Tomasic would use force to resolve problems with Slovenia over the demarcation in the Savudrija Bay. Tomasic also said that the Croatian police, and if necessary, the army, should react to the illegal actions of the Slovenian police. She said that it is not about a […]