What the Papers Say: Friday, 22 March 2019

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Below is a review of the headlines in Slovenian dailies for Friday, 22 March 2019, as summarised by the STA:


"Slovenia is rich in water but much remains to be done for a secure future": The paper points to Court of Audit and expert warnings about poor water management and highlights today's rally in Ljubljana against the construction of hydro power plants on the Mura river. (front page, 4, 7)

GDP growth forecast
"Clouds gathering in economic forecasts": IMAD, the government's macroeconomic forecaster, downgrades the growth forecast for 2019 by 0.3 points to 3.4%, while the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GZS) expects 2.9%. (front page, 9)

China and Europe
"Europe's silk road starts in Italy": The old continent is divided as regards the deepening of ties with the Asian superpower. (front page, 5)

"Šporar debut does not bring win to Kek": Slovenia start the qualifiers for the Euro 2020 with a 1:1 draw in Israel. (front page, 19)


Sky flying
"To fly in the temple of Slovenianhood": Planica is the biggest sporting festival in Slovenia, the paper says as the ski jumping World Cup finals get under way. It also points out that lodging provided during the event nets the local hospitality sector EUR 1.5m. (front page, 2, 3)

State-owned forests
"Executive leaves because he had to cover fines from his own pocket": The Slovenian State Forests (SiDG) company has seen three different main directors, four different heads of sale and logistics and three directors of the Snežnik subsidiary in only 32 months of operations. (front page, 5)


Krka results
"Krka with record results": Pharma group Krka, also helped by positive rouble trends, posts record results in 2018 and shareholders can look forward to hefty dividends of 2.6 to 3.1 euro per share. (front page, 8, 9)

TTIP 2.0
"What does the revived transatlantic agreement bring": While preparations are under way for new talks between the US and the EU, the concern persists that Donald Trump will introduce additional tariffs on car imports from Europe. (front page, 2, 3)

"How far does the judiciary go to cover its people? Absurdly far": The paper says that even the Supreme Court violates public procurement legislation. (front page, 4, 5)


Culture honours
"Another excellent quartet": The City of Maribor honours painter Bogan Čobal with the Glazer award for lifetime achievement. (front page, 8)

Legal services
"Lawyers to get more expensive": The standardised lawyers' tariffs were last changed in 2003. After a long dispute with the Justice Ministry, an agreement has now been reached on a 30% increase. (front page, 4)

Woes of waste collection utility
"Snaga running out of money for wages": The paper wonders why it took so long for the Maribor city authorities to take on the problems of municipal waste collection utility Snaga. (front page, 9)

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