What the Papers Say: Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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Below is a review of the headlines in Slovenian dailies for Tuesday, February 12, 2019, as summarised by the STA:


"Battle for grades heading for secondary school and college": Primary and secondary school students heading on to the next stage of education are fighting for high grades. Parents sometimes help them with excuse notes. Some also believe that there are too many kids with special needs. (front page, page 4)

Venezuela crisis
"Delo amid battle for control of Venezuela": The newspaper has sent two special reporters to Venezuela. They report that the 740 protesters arrested during the January anti-government protests are still kept behind bars. (front page, page 5)

Police offences
"Crime investigator Munda among unscrupulous drivers": Robert Munda, the head of the Maribor criminal police division, is the latest police officer to be caught drink driving by his colleagues. (front page, page 3)

Alpine World Ski Championships
"Lived for the moment and took the medal": After Ilka Štuhec defended her title of the downhill champion, Štefan Hadalin won silver in the men's combined event at the World Championships. (front page, page 13)


Alpine World Ski Championships
"Štefan Hadalin like a lightning to success": Thanks to Štefan Hadalin Slovenia won a medal at Alpine World Ski Championships in Aare for the second day running: after Ilka Štuhec's downhill gold, he won silver in the alpine combined. (front page, page 15)

Traffic offences
"Super speed trap at Roška street with the biggest 'catch' last year": The Ljubljana traffic warden service caught 17,900 speeding drivers into two super speed traps last year, most of them in Roška street. (front page, page 9)

Teacher pay
"Overtime during term time, extra work in summer": Primary and secondary school teachers are fed up with highly detailed work time recording rules that kicked in five months ago. The associations of secondary schools and head teachers expect the minister to guarantee teachers the same academic freedom that university professors enjoy. (front page, page 3)


Crackdown on tax evasion
"FURS targeting tax evasion with IT": Equipped with IT solutions, the Financial Administration plans to step up audits, focusing on corporate profit tax, VAT, online sale and transactions with affiliated persons. (front page, pages 2, 3)

"Discount for UKCL: EUR 13 for medicine worth EUR 6,000": While the management of Slovenia's largest hospital is "dreaming about" big discounts that suppliers will willingly offer, the paper has found that in one of the public calls the discount offered was just 0.2% to 0.4% of the highest bid. (front page, pages 6, 7)

"What to do when data escape": The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) sets out what to do when personal data reach third persons, regardless of how. (front page, page 7)


Alpine World Ski Championships
"He grabbed silver": Coming from 30th spot in the downhill, Štefan Hadalin put in an excellent slalom to take silver in the alpine combined in a sensational performance. (front page, page 22)

"Difficulties, not collapse of healthcare": Health Minister Samo Fakin disagrees with claims that the health system is collapsing; he proposes tackling the problems through a fairer remuneration of doctors. (front page, page 3)

Italy-Slovenia ties
"Indignation at historical revisionism": Revisionist comments by European Parliament President Antonio Tajani at a ceremony remembering foiba victims in Basovizza near Trieste have triggered indignant protests in Slovenia and Croatia. (front page, page 5)

European Capital of Culture bid
"European Capital of Culture Ptuj in a joint effort only": The mayors of the Spodnje Podravje region will take a vote on whether Ptuj should bid for the 2025 European Capital of Culture. (front page, page 15)

Alpine skiing
"Champion at home": World downhill champion Ilka Štuhec showed her second gold medal in Zagreb yesterday. Today she will be socialising with her friends in Maribor. (front page, page 23)

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