6 July 2020
  • 15:15 Follow the Michelin stars in Slovenia
  • 13:29 HOT TOPICS: Covid-19 Update & Serbian Elections
  • 13:06 An affordable necessity that became a symbol of the Yugoslav tragedy
  • 09:37 HOT TOPICS: Montenegro and Serbia clash over border opening
  • 12:34 The alphabet soup of economic forecasting

Follow the Michelin stars in Slovenia

Slovenia has excellent cuisine and gastronomy, which has been confirmed by numerous awards and accolades, with European Region of Gastronomy 2021 being the latest and most important to date. In June 2020 the most prestigious gastronomic guide Michelin recognized the quality of Slovenian gastronomy and included Slovenia among its new destinations. As the future European […]

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HOT TOPICS: Covid-19 Update & Serbian Elections

Author:  Ana Potočnik The Adriatic Journal team has put together the latest hot topics in the region from the past month. We are bringing you news from business, geopolitics and other stories that caught our eye in the past month and wanted to share it with you. Read it bellow while it’s still hot. COVID-19 […]

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An affordable necessity that became a symbol of the Yugoslav tragedy

In late 1970s Igor Mandić, a Yugoslav writer and literary critic, wrote in an essay featured in his Mythology of Everyday Life that each nation gets the car it can have. And that Yugoslavs deserve the Fičo. He was, of course, referring to Zastava 750.  Author: Martin Pogačar, PhD Fičo was produced by Crvena Zastava […]

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HOT TOPICS: Montenegro and Serbia clash over border opening

The Adriatic Journal team has put together the latest hot topics in the region from the past month. We are bringing you news from business, geopolitics and other stories that caught our eye in the past month and wanted to share it with you. Read it bellow while it’s still hot. Author:  Ana Potočnik Slovenian […]

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The alphabet soup of economic forecasting

Is it an economic forecast or a Spelling bee competition? Hard to tell the difference recently. According to a Bank of America survey of 223 fund managers, only 10% expected “a V-shaped recovery, while 75% forecast prolonged U- or W-shaped recoveries”. This was in mid-May. Earlier in April, Reuters conducted a poll among the world’s […]

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Top Balkan Women – 6/11: Tea Obreht

Women may not rule the balkans, but they hold some powerful positions Women in power is not what would first cross one’s mind in association with the Balkans – a traditional society where most important functions are still held by men. But change, albeit slow, is taking place and there are some ambitious females in […]

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HOT TOPICS: Croatia’s government forecast the GDP to shrink by 9.4% in 2020

Author:  Ana Potočnik In Croatia spending down by 30% Total number of retail purchases issued in April in Croatia fell by 46% year-on-year, with the total value down by 30%, the national tax authority announced last month. The sharp drop in consumer spending comes amid the coronavirus crisis and lockdowns imposed to contain the spread […]

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How top Slovenian companies are doing business during the Covid-19 epidemic: They got closer to customers, became more flexible and more digitalised.

Business during the epidemic: Companies have adapted swiftly, upgrading their services, which will only strengthen their business with partners in the future. Author:  Jan TOmše At the time of the covid-19 coronavirus epidemic, market and business conditions changed overnight for almost all companies. Physical business declined significantly and companies have become more active online, taking […]

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Diaries in/of extraordinary times

In a world of lockdowns, the intimate thoughts of long-dead people can be surprisingly uplifting. They went through hell and survived to tell the story. We can thus rest assured that even the direst predicament is bound to end, eventually. We can compare notes. We get a yardstick to measure our own feelings, our own […]

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HOT TOPICS: CORONA VIRUS EFFECT ON WESTERN BALKANS

Author:  Ana Potočnik COVID-19 statistics across the region as of 30 March 2020 Number of infected 0 SLOVENIA 0 CROATIA 0 SERBIA 0 Bih 0 KOSOVO 0 MONTENEGRO 0 NORTH MACEDONIA Number of deathS 0 SLOVENIA 0 CROATIA 0 SERBIA 0 Bih 0 KOSOVO 0 MONTENEGRO 0 NORTH MACEDONIA Slovenian government adopts a new stimulus […]

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