What the Papers Say: Friday, January 11, 2019

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Below is a review of the headlines in Slovenian dailies for Friday, 11 January, as summarised by the STA:

DELO

Prešeren Prizes
"Camera showing courage and costumes showing playfulness": The Prešeren Prize, the top Slovenian accolade for the arts, will this year go to filmmaker Filip Robar Dorin and costume designer Bjanka Adžić Ursulov. (front page, 12)

Money laundering
"8,000 accounts by problematic foreigners closed": The companies performing accounting services and those related to setting up companies for non-residents have problems working with foreigners due to strict banks' policies to prevent money laundering. (front page, 3)

Sick leave
"Compensation high enough for a solid car": Slovenia's rules regarding sick leave are looser than in other European countries with no limits on the duration of sick leave or the amount of compensation one can receive. (front page, 2)

DNEVNIK

Prešeren Prizes
"Top national awards go to the art of directing and costume design": The Prešeren Prize, the top Slovenian accolade for the arts, will this year go to filmmaker Filip Robar Dorin and costume designer Bjanka Adžić Ursulov. (front page, 28)

Plečnik Stadium
"Pečečnik to get state support for Bežigrad sports park": Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek announced the possibility for the state to co-fund Joc Pečečnik's project to revamp a rundown Ljubljana sports stadium designed by Slovenia's best known architect Jože Plečnik. (front page, 9)

Insolvency proceedings
"Increasingly many companies 'empty' when entering receivership": At more and more companies, creditors are starting receivership procedures, having learnt that they are paid quicker that way than if they launch procedures against executives. (front page, 5)

FINANCE

Status of pensioners
"Will pensioners be able to work and receive full pension?": The government has been drafting changes to the pension act. What does that mean for the labour market and companies? (front page, 2-3)

Loans
"EURIBOR at two-year peak. What does that mean and what's next?": The paper says that based on the growth of the EURIBOR reference rate, which is however still in the negative territory, one could conclude that the market interest rates will also in the future go up before the European Central Bank raises its interest rates. (front page, 4-5)

Healthcare
"UKCL hiding data on its clinic's operations from Finance": The UKC Ljubljana (UKCL) rejected the paper's request for data on business results of its clinics, arguing it would release "incomplete, incorrect and misleading" information to the public. (front page, 5)

VEČER

Skiing in Maribor
"Magnet for masses": Skiing on Maribor's Pohorje hill is very popular, also because of discounts on tickets and free warm drinks at bars along the ski slopes. (front page, 11)

Unemployment
"Unemployment will continue to drop": While Slovenia has been recording the highest employment rate in the last two decades, employers in virtually all branches struggle with staff shortages. (front page, 2-3)

Prešeren Prizes
"Prešeren prizes for costumes and films": The Prešeren Prize, the top Slovenian accolade for the arts, will this year go to costume designer Bjanka Adžić Ursulov and filmmaker Filip Robar Dorin. (front page, 16-17)

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