20 April 2021
  • 14:01 The future used to look like this
  • 09:15 Why the Balkans are known in the world
  • 08:35 Cities in the Adriatic region with investment opportunities – Zenica
  • 15:26 Getting ahead of the game
  • 08:15 Existing problems and COVID-19

Slovenia gets new government

Slovenia’s parliament confirmed on Thursday 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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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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Bill proposal to increase minimum wage in BiH

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) of Bosnia and Herzegovina has written a bill proposal to raise minimum wage in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina which it will introduce in the parliamentary session next week. The minimum wage currently stands at 45% of the average salary, and the party will propose a ten-point increase in […]

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Motorway from Banja Luka to Serbian border in 7 years

“Ljubljana is one of the cleanest cities in Europe, and Podgorica is fortunate to be its neighbour and seek to follow Ljubljana’s example,” mayor of Montenegro’s capital, Ivan Vuković, said at the reception with Zoran Jankovć, Ljubljana’s mayor. Discussion between the two mayors revolved around improving cooperation between Podgorica and Ljubljana, which they said already has […]

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Slovenia faces key demographic challenges in the coming years

In the near future Slovenian politicians will have to deal with a major task: a comprehensive reform of the pension system as the current one does not take into account the aging population. The Institute for Strategic Solutions (ISR) believes the necessary reform could be an opportunity for the state to implement solutions that will […]

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Croatia reduces debt levels

According to Eurostat, amongst EU countries Croatia has one of the biggest annual decreases in the share of public debt relative to GDP. The figures from the first quarter this year show that the government’s public debt stood at HRK 281.3bn, representing 76% of GDP. Compared to the same period last year, debt was reduced by 6.4%. […]

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Slovenia still without a new government

President of Slovenia Borut Pahor announced he will officially inform the National Assembly on Monday that he will not nominate a candidate for a prime minister after a 30-day deadline has passed for the leading party  to put together a coalition.  Janez Janša’s SDS won the most votes in June elections but  lacks the necessary […]

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