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Still No Deal Between NLB and European Commission

Still No Deal Between NLB and European Commission

“The fourth meeting between the (Slovene) Minister of Finance Mateja Vranicar Erman and European Commissioner for competition Margrethe Vestager did not yield a definitive solution for NLB. ‘Today we discussed the problem that the Commission has pointed out, which is to improve the management of the bank. We proposed that the commitment to […]

Slovenia Opens New University

Slovenia Opens New University

“Slovenia got its sixth university on Tuesday, as a private higher education center in Novo Mesto featuring four faculties was transformed into a university. The new university was accredited by the state for a five-year period. The new university consists of the Faculty of Business, Management and Informatics, […]

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US Embassy and Slovenia Research Agency Team Up to Teach Science

“The Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS) and the US Embassy in Ljubljana hosted a three-day event aimed at popularising science through media. The first Science Communication Days concluded on Wednesday with a workshop on the skills journalists need to properly report on scientific achievements. A special guest of the […]

Tillerson Talks Balkans: “Bloodlines should no longer be battle lines”Photo: cnn.com

Tillerson Talks Balkans: “Bloodlines should no longer be battle lines”

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke about the Balkans in his address on Tuesday at the Wilson Center. He spoke about US support for Croatia’s Krk Island Project, and further spoke about continued US support to the Balkans. “The United States recognizes the fragility of the Balkans and […]

Slovenia’s Last Chance for NLB Deal with EU

Slovenia’s Last Chance for NLB Deal with EU

“Finance Minister Mateja Vranicar Erman has said tomorrow is probably one of the last, or even the last chance, to negotiate the postponement or suspension of the sale of NLB with Brussels. Slovenia should now work to propose a set up independent trustee (blind trustee), most likely private management […]

Cerar Praises Chinese CooperationPhoto: Vlada.si

Cerar Praises Chinese Cooperation

“Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar Monday spoke highly of the cooperation between China and 16 Central and Eastern European countries (CEEC), also known as the 16+1 cooperation, according to the Slovenian Press Agency. As part of the 16+1 cooperation, Slovenia signed a cooperation agreement with China within the […]

Biggest Winner at 16 +1 Central and Eastern European Summit is…..China, of coursePhoto: Lonely Planet

Biggest Winner at 16 +1 Central and Eastern European Summit is…..China, of course

Bosnia – Chairman of the Council of Ministers Denis Zvizdic is in attendance. What was done? Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of the Mine and Thermal Power plant in Kamengrad, Sanski Most worth around capital of around 500 million euros ($595 million) with China Energy Group. Read more […]

Chinese to Invest $790 million for Maribor AirportPhoto: Ex-Yu Aviation

Chinese to Invest $790 million for Maribor Airport

“China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) is to renovate and expand Slovenia’s Maribor airport for about 660 million euros ($790 million), state news agency STA said on Monday, citing Maribor Mayor Andrej Fistravec. The contract between the airport manager SHS Aviation and CSCEC was signed in Budapest on […]

European Commission to Oversee Croatia-Slovenia Dispute… Unless Cerar Meets PlenkovicPhoto: Vlada.si

European Commission to Oversee Croatia-Slovenia Dispute… Unless Cerar Meets Plenkovic

Delo reports that the Slovenian-Croatian border dispute saga of arbitration could soon be over. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has tasked First Vice-President Frans Timmermans to mediate between the neighbors, but could there be a twist in the story as the door is still open for talks between […]