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”

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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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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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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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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PROMO: Accessible world of digital and mobile communications. For you.

Telemach is part of the international United Group, leading telecommunications and media platform in Southeast Europe with the most watched programs in sports, film, children among others. Telemach’s international dimension and knowledge bring advantages to the Slovenian market, while providing continuous insight into operations, relationships and trends in the region and beyond. Telemach started as […]

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Southeastern Europe is a Theater of Great Powers, but Slovenia can Play a Strategic Role

To mark the publication of the eighth consecutive edition of The Adriatic Journal: Strategic Foresight 2020, the Institute for Strategic Solutions organised its traditional annual event in Ljubljana at the beginning of January. This year’s event, titled The West turns its back on the Western Balkans, focused on anticipated political, social and economic trends in […]

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Hot topics: Slovenian government passes budget for next 2 years; Kurti secures majority to form government; Over 20,000 teachers go on strike in Zagreb; Montenegro and Italy switch on undersea power cable

Slovenian government passes budget for next 2 years Slovenia’s National Assembly voted 49:41 to pass the budget acts for 2020 and 2021, in what was an important test of the coalition’s strength. The populist National Party (SNS) and both minority MPs provided the missing votes. The vote took place just weeks after the Left walked […]

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HOW TO PREPARE FOR GROWTH SLOWDOWN

Nobody is certain if and when the recession will come, but cooling of the economic growth is already happening. Therefore it is prudent and even necessary for companies to prepare for such scenario.   Take action today while the economic situation is still favorable, to make it easier to adjust if and when recession strikes. […]

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