Slovenia

EU Finances Development of Western Slovenia

EU Finances Development of Western Slovenia

“A contract for the development of the western Gorisko area, which envisages three projects totalling EUR 36.5m ($43.15 mln). The projects, which will be mostly financed by EU and state funds, include an upgrade of the road network in the region to better connect it to central Slovenia. […]

Slovenian Scientist Discover New GenePhoto: I Feel Slovenia

Slovenian Scientist Discover New Gene

“Scientists and researchers of the Clinical Institute of Medical Genetics at the UKC Ljubljana hospital have discovered a new gene for premature ageing as part of an international research group. According to institute head Borut Peterlin, the discovery can be compared to the discovery of a new planet. […]

Slovenian Central Bank Pressures European Central BankBlaž Samec/Delo

Slovenian Central Bank Pressures European Central Bank

“Bostjan Jazbec, governor of the Bank of Slovenia, is accused of attempting to prevent audits of the bank’s action in a series of bank rescues in 2013. Whereas politicians are sometimes accused of interfering in central bank independence, Siol reports in this case it may be the central bank improperly […]

Slovenia Embraces Artificial Intelligence

Slovenia Embraces Artificial Intelligence

“When artificial intelligence started becoming more than just a science fiction buzzword, Slovenia was one of the first countries to embrace it — as far back as the early 1970s. The investment continues to this day, and the Financial Times reports that Slovenia and the Czech Republic both continue to spend as […]

WEEKEND READ: What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from the Slovenian Mindset

WEEKEND READ: What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from the Slovenian Mindset

“Slovenia quickly became one of my favorite European countries for its dramatic natural landscapes, unique mix of Mediterranean and Alpine geography, meticulously built towns and cities, and amazing food and wine. But that wasn’t even what impressed me the most during my visit: it was how much I […]

Syrian Deportation Rocks Slovenia

Syrian Deportation Rocks Slovenia

“Slovenia has canceled the planned deportation of a Syrian asylum-seeker following a public outcry. Prime Minister Miro Cerar said Tuesday the government will consider granting a residence permit to Ahmad Shamieh in one of its upcoming sessions. Shamieh applied for asylum in Slovenia 20 months ago after he […]

Slovene Gov’t – Economic Conditions Improve

Slovene Gov’t – Economic Conditions Improve

“Economic conditions in Slovenia have been improving this year and are expected to improve further in the future, the government’s forecasting institute UMAR said on Tuesday. ‘Higher foreign demand and improved competitiveness stimulate further growth of exports and manufacturing, particularly in export-oriented sectors which reflects in growth of […]

Final Day of Zaev in Slovenia – Meets President, Speaker of ParliamentPhoto: vlada.mk

Final Day of Zaev in Slovenia – Meets President, Speaker of Parliament

“Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, met with the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, as a part of the official visit of the governmental delegation of the Republic of Macedonia to the country. Prime Minister of Macedonia Zoran Zaev congratulated President Pahor victory on the recent election […]

Putin Congratulates PahorDW

Putin Congratulates Pahor

“I would like to confirm our readiness to continue our constructive dialogue and joint work on the development of friendly Russian-Slovenian relations and mutually beneficial bilateral cooperation in various areas. I am sure that this meets the core interests of our peoples and helps with security and stability on the European continent.” (Kremlin)