Daily headlines - Thursday, 5 January

Ljubljana, 5 January - Below is a review of the headlines in Slovenian dailies for Thursday, 5 January:


"Many workers rejoicing at higher wages this year": Many workers received higher wages this year due to an increase in the minimum wage or amended collective agreements. Talks on a comprehensive overhaul of the country's pay model are expected to start this year. (front page, page 8)

Tax legislation
"New talks on FURS": Further coalition talks on the legislative changes introducing tracking devices for suspicious shipments of goods are expected in the coming weeks following a National Council veto. (front page, page 2)

Ski jumping
"Anže Lanišek takes home medal at Bergisel too": Ski jumper Anže Lanišek finished third in the third event of the Four Hills Tournament to climb up to third place in the tournament's overall rankings. (front page, page 17)


Real estate
"Are there lower property prices on the horizon?": Just a few months ago homes were in high demand and selling at a fast pace, often at higher-than-advertised prices, but the situation has changed in light of rising interest rates. (front page, page 5)

"Fewer and fewer want to teach": Older generations of teachers are gradually retiring, while there is a shortage of young counterparts to replace them. The status of the profession should be improved and gender imbalances in the profession tackled. (front page, page 2)


Luxury cars
"35 costliest cars in Slovenia last year": 2022 was the record year when it comes to Slovenians purchasing luxury cars. There were more than 60 such cars bought by Slovenians last year and the most expensive one cost EUR 525,000. (front page, pages 12, 13)

Energy aid
"How to access furlough scheme in wake of energy crisis": The subsidised furlough scheme is one of the measures aimed at helping businesses in the wake of the energy crisis. Employers can furlough their workers for up to 30 working days between 1 January and 30 June. (front page, page 4)


"It's been too warm of a winter": Temperatures in some places in recent days have been higher than the long-term average by more than 10 degrees Celsius, as the low-lying areas are faces with spring-like conditions. Climate experts and tourism workers alike are concerned. (front page, pages 2, 5, 18, 19)

"PM going into deep reflection": Unofficial sources say that Prime Minister Robert Golob has not yet focused on seeking the new interior minister because he would like to finalise the rest of his team before that. (front page, page 2)

"Patients to strike before doctors": NGOs brought together under the umbrella civil initiative Voice of the People will stage a patients' strike next Tuesday, the day before the announced doctors' strike. (front page, page 3)

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