Daily headlines - Monday, 15 January

Ljubljana, 15 January - Below is a review of the headlines in Slovenian dailies for Monday, 15 January:


Sick leave
"Record holder receiving EUR 25,000 in sick leave pay": At the end of last November, the number of people in Slovenia who were on sick leave for more than 45 days was higher by 4,908 compared to last year. (front page, 3)

Media legislation
"Controlling the media": A new media bill would introduce new rules for advertising and envisages a government consent for advertising campaigns. (front page, 2)

"Handball team facing moment of truth in Berlin": The Slovenian handball team has secured a ticket for the second round of the European Men's Handball Championship after defeating the Faeroe Islands and Poland. Today they face Norway in Berlin. (front page, 10)


Nuclear energy
"The majority supports construction of new N-plant for now": The latest public opinion poll shows most Slovenians support the construction of a second nuclear reactor in Krško. The support is the highest among young educated respondents. (front page, 3 commentary 12)

Taiwan elections
"Victory of candidate that is not to Beijing's liking": Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party, which advocates greater independence from China, mustered a third consecutive presidential victory on Saturday. (front page, 5)


Spade of the Year
The front page highlights another quote nominated for the newspaper's Spade of the Year award: Ptuj honorary citizen Meta Puklavec says that "everyone must do what they are good at and able to do so that they can live with themselves no matter how other people see it".

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