25 November 2020
  • 10:36 Teleworking is an opportunity for Slovenia’s companies in foreign markets
  • 10:14 Hot topics: Montenegro’s economy hit hardest by the health crisis; Serbia to get new government
  • 10:50 Great minds of Western Balkans
  • 13:24 NLB is the First Bank in Slovenia to Sign the Global UN Principles for Responsible Banking
  • 10:53 EBRD’s chief economist to speak at the export conference in Ljubljana

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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Macedonian parliament begins debate on name change

The Slovenian Sovereign Holding (SDH) and NLB bank announced the intention to list its shares on the Ljubljana Stock Exchange and the global repository receipts (GDRs) on the London Stock Exchange. Slovenia’s largest bank has a little less than a quarter of market share in the Slovenian market. In a press release, Blaž Bodnjak, president […]

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Zaev optimistic he’ll get majority support for name change

Macedonia’s prime minister Zoran Zaev believes he will be able to get enough votes to support the adoption of the constitutional amendment to change the country’s name to the Republic of North Macedonia. “I am convinced that through an inclusive process and in a pleasant atmosphere in parliament itself, we can send a positive message […]

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Merkel’s CDU puts pressure on Macedonia’s opposition party

Germany’s CDU party have appealed to Macedonian VMRO DPMNE to vote for the agreement with Greece about the name change which it has so far opposed. Deutsche Welle reported the European People’s Party (EPP), an association of the European conservative parties, is expected to pressure VMRO-DPMNE to accept the deal. The deputy chair of the […]

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Both sides claim victory in FYROM referendum

The Sunday referendum in FYROM on the agreement with Greece has failed to meet the required turnout of above 50% of electorate for it to be valid. The turnout was 37% and of those, 91% voted in favour of the name change. Regardless, both sides – those against and for the name to be changed to the […]

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Montenegro still without response to migrant request

At a press conference after the meeting with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, Montenegrin Prime Minister Duško Marković  said that Montenegrin government has not yet responded to Italy’s request to accept migrants from Sicily. “The request by the Italian government is in the process, this week it will be on the agenda of the National […]

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