26 August 2019
  • 11:59 July Hot Topics: Macron in Belgrade; Kosovo PM resigns; Major media merger in Slovenia approved; BiH closing unprofitable coal mines
  • 11:40 The West did not want another Republika Srpska in the heart of Balkans
  • 10:15 Top events in August
  • 09:49 Everyone’s favourite little capital
  • 10:50 Zagreb is always a good idea

The economic risks are present but for now Slovenia has no reason to worry as it is shielded by the European Union #INTERVIEW

This is according to Julien Marcilly, chief economist at the insurance company Coface, the keynote speaker at the business conference Risks and opportunities for the Slovenian foreign economy, organized recently by the media company Delo together with the Institute for Strategic Solutions. Marcilly discussed the current risks in the business markets and the position of […]

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October Hot Topics: Bosnia’s election results unlikely to ease crisis; Migrants and police clush at border crossing in Bosnia; China plans to invest EUR 13bn in Croatia;  Royal Bled golf course is one of Europe’s best; Croatia’s and Serbia’s cities on Lonely Planet’s list of places to visit in 2019

Bosnia’s election results unlikely to ease crisis The elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina last month have produced both expected and unexpected results. The highest number of votes was given to SDA, SDP and SNSD parties in the House of Representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly of BiH, while in the House of Representatives of the Federation of Bosnia […]

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Sky is the limit

One of Slovenia’s trademarks, the pumpkin seed oil, is conquering the world one restaurant at a time. The latest in its conquests is the jewel of the culinary and visionary art – the A.tmosphere restaurant on the 122nd floor of the tallest building in the world, Buraj Khalifa in Dubai. The conqueror in question: a […]

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Macedonian parliament overcomes first hurdle to change the country’s name

Macedonian parliament voted on Friday night in favour of the constitutional changes that lead to the implementation of the historic agreement with Greece to change the country’s name to the Republic of North Macedonia. A two-thirds majority was needed to adopt the amendment and 80 out of 120 deputies supported the change. Eight deputies from […]

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Autumn fairytale at Lake Jasna

Since there are still a few sunny autumn days ahead, you should definitely spend one of them at Lake Jasna. A 10-minute walk from Kranjska Gora will take you through a small park, along a road and by a river which will lead you to the lake. Settled in an idyllic Alpine valley, it is […]

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Slovenia confirms new government; Croatia’s shipmaker in more trouble; Serbia signs major deals with Chinese; Skripal suspects linked to Montenegro attempted coup #september #hottopics

Slovenia’s parliament confirmed in September Prime Minister Marjan Šarec’s centre-left coalition as the country’s first minority government, following the inconclusive general election in June. Forty-five deputies in the 90-seat parliament voted in favour of the new cabinet, 34 were against, while 11 abstained or were absent. Šarec, a former provincial mayor, comedian and actor, became prime […]

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Macedonia set to vote in high stakes referendum

On Sunday, citizens of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia will be voting on the agreement with Greece to change the name of their country. Macedonians will be asked the following question: “Are you in favour of NATO and EU membership, and accepting the name agreement between the Republic of Macedonia and Greece?” Since its […]

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A shepherd’s way for a day in Velika Planina #Video

Thinking what to do this weekend? The hiking lovers should definitely visit a herdsmen settlement on Velika Planina (Big Mountain) before the shepherds move their livestock to the lower grounds for the winter.   Velika Planina is a magical plateau in the Kamniško-Savinjske Alpe not far from Kamnik. It is one of the largest herdsmen’s […]

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Slovenian government criticises Juncker over Der Spiegel report

A report by the German weekly Der Spiegel found the European Commission ignored its own legal service’s findings that Croatia broke the EU law by rejecting the ruling on its border dispute with Slovenia. The report has caused quite a stir in Slovenia. Last week Die Spiegel published a report based on the documents it […]

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Slovenia’s new government: time to roll up the sleeves

At last night’s session, Slovenian MPs confirmed the country’s first minority government with 45 deputies in favour and 34 against. Slovenia’s 13th government will be led by the president of LMŠ Marjan Šarec, the youngest premier in the history of Slovenian parliamentary democracy. LMŠ party is in coalition with four other center-left parties: Social Democrats, the […]

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