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Business Aug 24, 2019, 19:06

Šarec opens AGRA fair, says issues in agriculture solvable

The International Agriculture and Food Fair AGRA opened in Gornja Radgona on Saturday, with Prime Minister Marjan Šarec saying that the event was of exceptional importance for Slovenia. He said that the issues in agriculture were solvable, but not over night, adding that the sector must tackle new challenges.

Business Aug 24, 2019, 9:00

Six-hour workday in Slovenia - pros and cons

Having shortened the standard eight-hour workday by two hours, companies Donar and Plastika Skaza have prompted a debate on whether Slovenia should replace the 40-hour working week with a 30-hour one. Trade unions welcome the idea, although they are aware of certain restrictions, whereas employers warn of negative consequences.

Business Press Review Aug 24, 2019, 1:00

Večer scolds Šarec for advocating new NEK reactor so easily

While the newspaper Večer criticises in Saturday's commentary Prime Minister Marjan Šarec for advocating a new reactor at the NEK nuclear power plant with such an ease, it notes that it is time to start a debate on what kind of energy policy Slovenia really wants.

Politics Aug 23, 2019, 16:24

Slovenia and Turkey outline further cooperation in agriculture

Agriculture Minister Aleksandra Pivec and her visiting Turkish counterpart Bekir Pakdemirli participated on Thursday in the signing of a document laying down the guidelines for future cooperation as part of the Slovenia-Turkey Management Committee for Agriculture and Forestry. The pair also attended a ministerial conference in Ptuj today.

Business Aug 23, 2019, 15:48

Ljubljana stock market ends week on a negative note

The SBI TOP of blue chips on the Ljubljana Stock Exchange closed 0.35% lower at 861.54 points on Friday. The biggest percentage loser was the issue of insurer Zavarovalnica Triglav, while pharma company Krka's was the busiest item, contributing almost half to the EUR 2.25 million in the day's trading volumes.