What the Papers Say: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

By , 09 Jan 2018, 08:33 AM News

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A review of today's news. 

The STA presents the following overview of the Slovenian media headlines for January 9, 2018. 


"Hunt for infected with measles, alert also on the coast": The National Public Health institute has identified as many as 250 persons who have been in contact with a man infected with measles, who reportedly brought the virus from Kosovo. (front page, page 3)

"Telekom's second targeting of a bank": The DBS bank, with the third largest network of offices in the country, is an attractive takeover target for insurer Modra zavarovalnica, which reportedly targets 51% of the bank together with Telekom Slovenije. (front page, page 10)

"Most visited Slovenian exhibition": A retrospective exhibition on the Neue Slowenische Kunst (NSK) art collective at the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid, attracted around 295,000 visitors, to make it the most visited Slovenian exhibition of visual art ever. (front page, page 16)


"Unofficial: Court awards EUR 17m in damages to Ljubljana Archdiocese": The Ljubljana District Court has ruled that the national Farmland and Forest Fund must pay EUR 17.4m in damages plus EUR 11m in default interest to the Ljubljana Archdiocese over the lengthy procedure of denationalisation of forest land in Mozirje and Pokljuka. (front page, page 16)

Pahor's visit to Brussels
"Juncker supports best possible implementation of arbitration ruling for both sides": President Borut Pahor met European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels yesterday to lobby for a greater role of the Commission in the implementation of the Slovenian-Croatian border arbitration ruling. (front page, page 2)

Traffic in Ljubljana
"Parking fee from 7 AM, until 3 PM on Saturday": The Ljubljana municipal authorities intend to extend the time during which fees for parking spots along the streets are paid. Between Monday and Saturday, parking fee will have to be paid as of 7 AM. For Saturday, the period will be extended to 3 PM. (front page, page 9)


"Years of sins of Franjo Bobinac": Household appliance maker Gorenje, one of the largest Slovenian companies, operates poorer that comparable companies in the industry, it has no profit and does not reach its own objectives. (front page, page 2-3)

Tax competitiveness
"Could Europe have problems because of Trump's tax reform?": The paper wonders whether the tax reform introduced by US President Donald Trump, which reduces taxation of companies and personal income, could have an impact on the EU. (front page, page 4-5)

"EUR 45 million awaits for research and development projects": The ministry in charge of science has published a call for applications for incentivising research and development projects by consortiums of companies and research institutions, worth EUR 45m. (front page, page 7)


Financing of parties
"Getting money from 32-year-old stranger": The largest opposition party, the Democrats (SDS), has borrowed almost half a million euros from an unknown individual from Bosnia-Herzegovina, who owns a company based in Slovenia. (front page, page 4-5)

"They want to prevent spreading of measles": The Ljubljana Paediatric Clinic is looking for persons who have been in contact with a man infected with measles who brought his child to the hospital for an examination. (front page, page 2-3)

"King alcohol also rules among young": Slovenians as a nation have problematic habits when it comes to alcohol consumption, which also reflects in excessive drinking by children and youths. (front page, page 8-9)


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