Slovenia will pursue recognising the Palestinian state on its own, Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec said after meeting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and EU ministers in charge of foreign affairs in Brussels on Monday. He expects the National Assembly will discuss the recognition at a plenary in March or April.
Slovenia is among the EU member states that implement the EU's environmentally policy rather well, but some issues remain, suggests the Environmental Implementation Review (EIR), a tool to improve the implementation of EU environmental law and policy.
Prime Minister Miro Cerar rejected predictions that the announced public sector strikes would cause chaos across the country, as he responded to a question by unaffiliated MP Alenka Bratušek in parliament on Monday.
The six suspects arrested in Thursday's crackdown on illegal call centres have been remanded in custody by the investigating judge, the Maribor Police Department told the STA on Monday.
Prime Minister Miro Cerar has backed a higher rise in the minimum wage for 2018 than the minimum set down by law. According to him, the economy is in good shape and "can take more than the harmonisation with the inflation as demanded by law".
President Borut Pahor has a new economic advisor after Helena Kamnar, his advisor in the first term, retired at the end of last year. Veteran banker France Arhar has been the president's adviser for economic and financial matters since last December, the newspaper Delo reports.
The poll released by the newspaper Delo on Monday suggests an overwhelming public support for a 4.7% increase in the minimum wage proposed by Labour Minister Anja Kopač Mrak.