Daily headlines - Thursday, 29 June

Ljubljana, 29 June - Below is a review of the headlines in Slovenian dailies for Thursday, 29 June:


Social dialogue
"Unions, employees, and govt exchanging blows": Trade unions and employees are accusing the government of poor social dialogue, but they are also critical of each other. (front page, page 2)

"Cold and tense holiday": Slovenian soldiers stationed in Kosovo can feel tensions in the country first-hand, as they report that locals' trust in KFOR members has visibly decreased. (front page, page 5)

"New centre for cycling enthusiasts": A new cycling shop opened in Ljubljana's Citypark, the largest in the country so far. (front page, page 8)


Ouster motion
"Minister Bešič Loredan walking on lava": A bit over a year after he assumed office, Health Minister Danijel Bešič Loredan is feeling the heat as pressure on him grows stronger. On top of the announced ouster motion, there are rumours of potential new candidates for his job. (front page, page 2)

"'Efforts to sort out Roma issues are always minimalistic'": Experts on Roma issues are critical of the new national Roma programme, saying most planned measures will remain on paper. (front page, pages 4-5, commentary 12)


Real estate
"How much do resale flats in Ljubljana cost right now": Sales of flats in Ljubljana have been notably declining in recent months, so the paper takes a look at the prices of 21 deals reached in May. (front page, pages 4-5)

"Eco Fund raises e-car subsidies. How much can you get?": Electric cars that cost up to EUR 35,000 will get you the best deal in terms of subsidies. The highest possible sum one can get is EUR 6,500. (front page, page 14)

Labour law
"What do proposed changes to labour legislation bring?": Amendments to the labour relationships act are needed to transpose two European directives. The paper lists the main changes in the proposal. (front page, pages 2-3)


"Regional park must go on": The time is ripe to finally establish a regional park in the Pohorje hills in eastern Slovenia after 100 years of nature conservation attempts in the area. (front page, pages 2-3)

"If nothing else will do, we'll protest on bikes again": A civil society group that was behind 2020-2022 anti-government protests has accused the current government of attempts to silence its members and suggested bicycle protesters might hit the streets again. (front page, page 5)

"Farmers disappointed about government": Farmers are critical of the government's response to mitigate this year's flood and landslide damage. (front page, page 17)

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