STA, 14 June 2018 - The at-risk-of-poverty rate in Slovenia decreased by 0.6 percentage points to 13.3% in 2017, show data released by the Statistics Office on Thursday. The average annual net disposable household income increased by EUR 701 over the previous year to EUR 22,256 and the Gini coefficient decreased by 0.7 points to 23.7.
STA, 13 June 2018 - Workers from Croatia will apparently get free access to the Slovenian labour market on 1 July because the parliament was dissolved before discussing the outgoing government's proposal to extend the restrictions.
STA, 13 June 2018 - Companies in Slovenia can from now on submit electronic applications for a single permit for residence and work of foreigners in Slovenia via the business portal SPOT. The Public Administration Ministry says that this will save time and money both for the applicants and administrative units.
Rather than forming a coalition, the person leading the party with the highest share of the vote in the 2018 elections, Janez Janša, seems to be more interested in making changes to the electoral system.
STA, 13 June 2018 - Italian Simone Consonni of UAE Team Emirates is the winner of the first stage of the 25th Tour of Slovenia cycling race between Lendava and Murska Sobota on Wednesday. The stage saw a dramatic sprint at the end and some ten cyclists crashing less than a kilometre ahead of the finish line.
STA, 13 June 2018 - Half of adult Slovenians do not eat healthy and more than half are overweight, according to the fifth national study on health-related habits, which was carried out by the National Institute of Public Health in 2016.
STA, 13 June 2018 - The OECD has proposed that Slovenia undertake a comprehensive tax reform in order to strengthen its resilience in the face of mounting demographic challenges. The centrepiece of the proposal is a reduction of the tax wedge offset with higher income tax and an expansion of the tax base.
STA, 13 June 2018 - Imago Sloveniae - The Image of Slovenia is opening tonight with a concert of Cossack music and dance. The festival has brought to Ljubljana more than 2,500 concerts and more than 10,000 top musicians, and has attracted more than 1,5 million visitors since it was launched 30 years ago.