STA, 24 June 2018 - Slovenians should feel happy and be proud of their country on Statehood Day, President Borut Pahor said in his keynote on the eve of the holiday remembering the day when Slovenia declared independence 27 years ago.
STA - After taking over as leader of New Slovenia (NSi) only months ago, Matej Tonin was appointed parliamentary speaker on Friday. Although it may be that he will remain speaker only for a short while, his intention to overcome ideological divides appears to be paying off for the ambitious young politician.
STA - A shortage of quality staff in Slovenian hotels amid what is a strong boom period for the sector was highlighted as a key issue at a conference of hotel managers hosted in Portorož last Thursday by the Tourism and Hospitality Chamber of Slovenia.
Today’s dive into the archives is inspired by the upcoming Statehood Day, June 25, which marks Slovenia’s declaration of independence in 1991, and which led to a ten-day war to secure that status, as detailed on Wikipedia.
A full and varied programme of concerts, including paid and free events, as well as exhibitions and children’s workshops.
STA, 22 June 2018 - Matej Tonin, the 34-year-old leader of the conservative party New Slovenia (NSi), was elected speaker of parliament by a near unanimous vote at the inaugural session on Friday in a cross-partisan bid designed to break the deadlock after neither right nor left bloc won a clear majority in the 3 June election.