Daily headlines - Wednesday, 10 January

Ljubljana, 10 January - Below is a review of the headlines in Slovenian dailies for Wednesday, 10 January:


Doctors' strike
"Fides and govt at same table at last": Health Minister Valentina Prevolnik Rupel said during Tuesday's strike by doctors that an agreement could be reached soon. But doctors are firm in their demands and the government insists on addressing them as part of a comprehensive public sector pay overhaul. (front page, 3)

Climate policy protest
"Climate plan or climate collapse": Youth for Justice staged a rally at the Environment Ministry against Slovenia's National Energy and Climate Plan, which they believe will lead to a climate collapse. Instead of 25%, Slovenia should reduce emissions by 65%, they believe. (front page)

Israel conflict
"US call to Israel": US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken called on Israel to do more to protect the civilians in Gaza and focused on solutions for the area after the conflict as he visited Israel. (front page, 6)

"Coalition's work plan": Coalition partners amended their cooperation protocol, giving more power to party secretary-generals and deciding that all key legislative proposals will be presented to the coalition before being sent to parliament. (front page, 2)


Doctors' strike
"Govt made promises, doctors on strike": Yesterday's strike by doctors and dentists showed their dissatisfaction over the government's broken promises. It caused some problems for the patients. (front page, 2 and 3)

Jesenice water supply
"Water supply down again yesterday": Nearly the entire town of Jesenice in the northwest was left without water supply on Saturday after the main supply pipe burst. The same happened on Monday, with the problem occurring some 150 metres from the first malfunction. (front page, 7)

"Fmr minister to work at railways operator?": Former Public Administration Minister Sanja Ajanović Hovnik is one of nine candidates who have applied for the position of the head of legal and HR affairs at Slovenian Railways. She seems to be the perfect candidate, as the call requires experience in "complex pay systems and their overhaul". (front page, 5)

Spade of the Year
The front page highlights a quote by entrepreneur Mirjana Duler about people surviving the August floods, which is a candidate for the Spade of the Year, the paper's annual campaign.

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