Slovenians will wake up to a mostly cloudy morning on Saturday after a stormy night, and showers will still be possible in the east. The skies are expected to clear up in the afternoon but showers and storms can still be expected inland. The heat will subside.
Chinese tech company Huawei said on Friday it was surprised by the joint declaration on security of 5G networks which Slovenia has signed with the US, stressing that any kind of discrimination and restrictions to the free market always have a negative impact.
The value of construction work completed in the first six months of 2020 was 5.6% lower than in the same period last year, show data released by the Statistics Office on Friday. In June it decreased by 7.1% on the monthly level and by 15.3% year-on-year.
Speaking about a potential second nuclear reactor in Krško, Infrastructure Ministry State Secretary Blaž Košorok has told the STA that Slovenia is and will remain a nuclear country. Košorok, who is convinced Slovenia will need the reactor, called for a fact-based debate as opposed to politicking and appeals to emotions.
Delo welcomes on Friday Slovenia's decision to sign the 5G declaration with the US, arguing no democratic country wants to give the keys to numerous basic facets of our lives "to those who are exercising Orwellian-style control over their own citizens". The paper however also paints a complex picture of US domestic and foreign affairs.
The High Misdemeanour Court in Zagreb has delivered a ruling in favour of a Slovenian fisherman charged with illegal fishing in Croatian waters, in what is the first judgement at appellate level in favour of Slovenian fishermen in such cases at Croatian courts, TV Slovenija has reported.
Below is a review of the headlines in Slovenian dailies for Friday, 14 August: