What the Papers Say: Monday, January 15, 2018

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All the news that's fit to summarise. 

What follows is a review of the headlines from the Slovenian dailies for Monday, 15 January, 2018, as prepared by the STA:


German coalition
"Social Democrats' doubts about another grand coalition": A programme for another grand coalition between the Christian Democratic political alliance of the CDU and CSU and the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) is to be put to a vote at the SPD congress at the end of the week. (front page, page 3)

Survey on public sector strikes
"No enthusiasm about civil servants's strike": Almost half of the respondents (46%) in a Delo poll are against the strike announced by 17 public sector trade unions for 24 January, while 30% support it. (front page, page 2)

Taxes in Bosnia
"Bosnian rayah gets nothing from tax haven": A representative of the Bosnian branch of Transparency International has told the paper that tax rules in the country are actually very strict for the common people, while no-one asks the wealthy where their money comes from. (front page, page 2)


"Prime Capital finds co-investor in Emonika": Prime Kapital, a Bucharest-based property development and investment firm, will reportedly realise the commercial part of the Emonika train and bus passenger terminal project in Ljubljana together with the Isle of Man-based investment fund MAS Real Estate. (front page, page 2)

"Church wants Triglav Lakes back, state does not know what to do": The Ljubljana Archdiocese is claiming from the state the Triglav Lakes Valley, including all seven lakes, while being ready to give up compensation it is entitled to under the law. (front page, page 2)


Company ownership
"Attention, deadline for registration is expiring!": New owners of business entities have until Friday to register beneficial owners on the web portal of the AJPES agency for public legal records. (front page, pages 2-3)

"Franjo Bobinac promises a lot, but rarely delivers": The management of household appliances maker Gorenje has been speaking for years about higher profit margins and reduction of debt, but the truth is that the company has much worse results than its rivals. (front page, pages 4-5)

"South Africans reportedly bidding farewell from Ljubljana": The South African firm Greenbay Properties is reportedly selling the land plot in the Ljubljana centre on the site of Kolizej, a former Austro-Hungarian-era army housing complex, after acquiring it less than two years ago. (front page, page 4)


Local elections
"Candidates on the lookout": This year's local elections will be overshadowed by the parliamentary elections, but candidates in municipalities have already started preparing the grounds for the autumn. (front page, pages 2-3)

Handball Euro
"Not in a mine, but after the Germans": After the bitter loss to Macedonia in the first match at the European Handball Championship, which prompted Slovenia's coach Veselin Vujović to think about a career change to mining, Slovenia are gearing up for today's match against reigning champions Germany. (front page, pages 16-18)

"Dirty pictures of bankruptcies fading out": The number of bankruptcies in Slovenia has stabilised in recent years to around 1,000 a year, which analysts says is a relatively healthy and stable state of the economy. (front page, pages 16-18)

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