What the Papers Say: Monday, January 8, 2018

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A review of the stories making the Slovenian media. 

The STA presents the following round-up of headlines from the local media for January 08, 2018.


Pahor's trip to Brussels
"Lobbying Brussels for arbitration": On his trip to Brussels today President Borut Pahor will try to convince the European Commission to engage more actively in tackling the border arbitration issue with Croatia. (front page, page 2)

Golden Fox
"Uncatchable fox for history": US star skier Mikaela Shiffrin won both Golden Fox events in Kranjska Gora this weekend for her 39th and 40th World Cup career victory and is well on her way to beat Slovenian Tina Maze's record for points in a season. (front page, pages 15, 16, 22)

Party ratings
"SDS entering 2018 on top": The opposition Democrats (SDS) lead party rankings in the first Delo poll of the year, followed by the local party of Kamnik Mayor Marjan Šarec. (front page, page 2)


"Retirement age for women equalised with men's": The retirement age for full pension is being extended by four months for women to 40 years and is thus equalised with that required for men. (front page, page 2)

Celica hostel
"No solution yet, but major changes unlikely": While the city authorities are still looking for a solution for Hostel Celica, it appears the changes will not be as drastic as initially thought. (front page)

Golden Fox
"Mikaela Shiffrin double Golden Fox": US skier Mikaela Shiffrin is the absolute winner of the 54th Golden Fox World Cup event in Kranjska Gora this weekend. (front page, page 19)


"VAT rise from 22% to 24%": The paper has information indicating that raising VAT is one of the options considered by the government in order to secure the money for a public sector pay rise. (front page, pages 2, 3)

Lipica Stud Farm
"How the state duped workers in Lipica": Lipica Turizem, the state-owned tourism company in Lipica, ended up in receivership in December 2016 with the paper alleging contentious deals ahead of the administration reduced the bankruptcy estate by about 100,000 euro. (front page, page 4)

Koroško region
"One grand more a year available to average person in Koroško than to average Slovenian": The paper has examined why the available annual income per capita in the northern region of Koroško is by 1,000 euro above the Slovenian average. (front page, pages 6, 7)


Golden Fox
"Another slope, same queen": US skier Mikaela Shiffrin was undefeatable at the World Cup events in Kranjska Gora this weekend, like the year before when the Golden Fox was held in Maribor. (front page, pages 8, 16-18)

WWII battle anniversary
"On the importance of Šarh's sacrifice": Some 1,500 people paid tribute to the Pohorje Battalion on the 75th anniversary of its last battle against Nazi forces with President Borut Pahor speaking about the importance of their patriotism, courage and sacrifice. (front page, pages 2, 3)

Environmental protest
"March for Mura": Some 300 opponents of the plans to build hydro power stations on the Mura from Slovenia and Austria staged the biggest such protest yet on Saturday. (front page, page 9)

"Light sweeteners with heavy consequences": There is increasing evidence of harmfulness of sweeteners with research proving links to cancer and diabetes. (front page, pages 6, 7)

1998 spy scandal
"The day when spies got lost": The paper remembers the Zavrč scandal twenty years ago when two Slovenian intelligence service members were caught by Croatian police for illegally crossing the border in a van. (front page, page 4)

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