STA, 21 July 2018 - Addressing the annual jamboree of the Democratic Party (SDS) on Saturday, SDS head Janez Janša said the party wants to form a stable and effective government capable of working for the benefit of the entire country. If this is not possible, the SDS feels another early election is the best option.
STA, 21 July 2018- US Ambassador to Slovenia Brent Hartley, whose three-year term in Slovenia has ended, described US-Slovenia relations for the newspaper Večer as strong and active. He emphasised the US is the second biggest investor in Slovenia, labelled Slovenia's relations with Russia as entirely appropriate and the border arbitration as a bilateral issue.
STA, 20 July 2018 - Slovenian cuisine is to be in Europe's focus as the country turns into a European Region of Gastronomy (ERG) 2021. It will receive the title from the International Institute of Gastronomy, Culture, Arts and Tourism (IGCAT) in October.
STA, 20 July - Telekom Slovenije's group net profit in the first half of the year, following the calculation of income tax, including deferred taxes, dropped by 40% to EUR 14.5m over the same period last year, according to the unaudited business report the national telco's supervisory board discussed on Friday.
STA, 20 July 2018 - The five centre-left parties headed by the election runner-up Marjan Šarec have decided to resume talks after conservative New Slovenia (NSi) walked out in a bid to form a coalition that will have more than 46 votes in the 90-member National Assembly. Asked to explain, they said the Left would be involved this time.