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Finance opposes plans for new flag carrier

As the government is expected to take a decision this year whether to start a new flag carrier three years after Adria Airways went into receivership, the newspaper Finance opposes such a plan, arguing that public passenger transport should be tackled instead.

Society Jan 31, 2023, 20:14

Research Agency with more stable funding, EUR 330m available this year

The Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS) has EUR 329 million in public funds available this year, EUR 58 million more than it spent last year, while funds are to further increase to more than EUR 400 million in 2024, after more stable funding was secured with a new law, ARRS director Mitja Lainščak told the press on Tuesday.

Society Jan 31, 2023, 17:41

Number of slots for radiology and psychology studies increased

The government has approved the call for applications for enrolment in undergraduate and master's study programmes for the 2023/2024 academic year, with almost 20,000 slots available for the first year. The number of slots for radiological technology and psychology studies for Slovenian and EU citizens is being increased.

Society Jan 31, 2023, 17:11

Tribušon's appeal against dismissal over sexual harassment dismissed

The Ljubljana Labour and Social Court has rejected the appeal by actor Matjaž Tribušon against his dismissal as a stage acting professor at the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television (AGRFT) over sexual harassment accusations levelled against him by his former student.

Politics Jan 31, 2023, 17:08

SDS claims govt hampering opposition's work

The Democrats (SDS) have accused the coalition of hampering the opposition's work by calling emergency sessions and fast-tracking legislation as if Slovenia was in a state of emergency.

Politics Jan 31, 2023, 16:20

After marriage equality, focus shifts on IVF for single women

Now that marriage equality has been enshrined in law based on a landmark Constitutional Court decision, efforts have been announced to give single women access to in vitro fertilisation and to end discrimination against trans persons.

Society Jan 31, 2023, 16:11

Panel on public transport sees improvements, new solutions

Public transport must become more cooperative to attract more users, found a round table on alternative forms of travel, held as part of the SmartMOVE project on Tuesday. One of the solutions presented was a joint commute to work by van.