9 April 2020
  • 13:24 Top Online events in April 2020
  • 13:16 Diaries in/of extraordinary times
  • 11:35 HOT TOPICS: CORONA VIRUS EFFECT ON WESTERN BALKANS
  • 09:04 Top Balkan Women – 3/11: Rita Ora
  • 09:55 “Let us create a region that actively furthers its own interests”

Top Online events in April 2020

Corona virus has impacted every aspect of our lives, meaning that all events in April have been cancelled. But artists, businesses, historians, and companies from all walks of life are ensuring that we still get to enjoy cultural and other events, albeit online. A lot of museums opened their virtual doors and are inviting people to […]

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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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Top Balkan Women – 3/11: Rita Ora

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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“Let us create a region that actively furthers its own interests”

There is only one principal legitimate interest of the Western Balkans, Blaž Brodnjak, CEO of Nova Ljubljanska banka, is convinced. Author:  Špela Bizjak                                                                  […]

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Hot topics: NLB to buy Komercijalna banka in Serbia; Macron reconsiders block on EU enlargement; Milanović inaugurated as Croatia’s fifth president

Author:  Ana Potočnik NLB to buy Komercijalna bankA in Serbia Serbia has accepted the offer by Nova Ljubljanska banka to buy its Komercijalna banka. NLB offered EUR 387m for the purchase of 83.23% of Komercijalna banka, the figure has been officially confirmed by NLB. Purchase price will be payable in cash on completion. In accordance […]

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Hot topics: Slovenian Prime Minister resigns; Croatia one of the most popular destinations; North Macedonian PM resigns

Author:  Ana Potočnik Slovenian Prime Minister resigns Marjan Šarec, Slovenia’s prime minister, has quit in a bid to push for snap elections. Šarec’s reason for resignation is that the minority coalition of five centre-left parties struggled to get legislation through the parliament. His announcement came after the resignation of his finance minister, Andrej Bertoncelj. Šarec […]

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PROMO: NEO, a Platform for Smart Living

The world keeps inspiring new milestones. On December 2018, Telekom Slovenije, a leading ICT provider in Slovenia, launched a boundary-shifting new platform for watching and searching for content, one of the first in the world which the users can control by voice commands (including in Slovenian). The platform also lets users control what they watch […]

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Rijeka flows in its own way – The European Capital of Culture 2020

A city of unobtrusive diversity and progressive ideas A city that flows, port of diversity, Balthazar city, rainy city. Those are just a few of the nicknames Rijeka received during its many transformations. For some it might be just another port city, but it is much more than that. It is a city of unobtrusive […]

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Fear of robots is unfounded

Exclusive interview with Jadran Lenarčič, PhD, director of Jožef Stefan Institute, who won DELO’s Personality of the year award A scientist competes with his colleagues around the world and wants to discover something unknown, while the economy wants to create capital. Although these are two different worlds, they must exist in a positive conflict. It […]

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