Daily headlines - Wednesday, 19 October

Ljubljana, 19 October - Below is a review of the headlines in Slovenian dailies for Wednesday, 19 October:


Frankfurt Book Fair
"One year to the moment of truth and glory": Slovenia will take over the baton from Spain on Sunday to become the guest of honour of the next Frankfurt Book Fair. (front page, 15)

Early voting in presidential election
"First ballots already in the box": Early voting in presidential election continues today and tomorrow, when voters can cast their ballots early between 7am and 7pm. (front page)

"For a new model of paying for contents": The paper runs an interview with CEO of A1 Slovenia and Serbia Dejan Turk, who says that sports and certain films are the most frequent cause for users to changes their TV content provider. (front page, 9)


"New European energy package scrutinised by member states": The new package of measures the European Commission proposes to fight energy price hikes include additional financial aid to households, joint EU purchasing of gas, and careful capping of gas and electricity prices. (front page, 6)

Public health fund
"One billion euro gap in the health fund next year?": The Health Insurance Institute (ZZZS) expects a deficit of EUR 194.1 million this year. Even higher shortfall, nearing EUR 1 billion, is feared next year. (front page, 3)


Aid to tourism
"Millions for investment, but only crumbs for some": Almost EUR 70 million in public funds will be distributed to companies from the tourism sector, but the criteria for receiving them are strict, warn the companies. (front page, 2-3)

Energy price hikes
"Energy price hike aid: How to file for it properly": The paper gives detailed instructions on how companies should file for aid in the face of energy price hikes. (front page, 4)

Job vacancies
"Spar looking for marketing director, jobs openings also at PwC, Petrol, Login5, Bayer, MK, LTH...": The paper brings an overview of current job vacancies in pharmacy, marketing, industry, and finance and banking. (front page, 12-13)


"Healthcare on paper": Slovenia lags far behind the most developed countries in terms of digitalisation of the health system and the consequences of this are felt by both patients and the medical staff. (front page, 4)

"It's hot in the state-owned energy companies": Several replacements of the leadership of state-owned energy companies are expected in the coming days. CEO of Dravske Elektrarne Maribor Aleksander Brunčko is leaving too. (front page, 2)

Missing persons
"Some 500 people go missing a year": Experts discussed modern approaches to the search for missing persons at a conference yesterday. It is crucial to report a missing person as soon as possible. (front page, 13)

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