Slovenia Press Agency
It will be quite sunny in the western Primorska region on Tuesday with the weak bora wind there growing a bit stronger by the evening. Elsewhere, the skies will gradually cloud over.
Slovenian households' savings are increasing at faster pace than household consumption, the business newspaper Finance points out in Tuesday's commentary, adding that retailers should take comfort in knowing that clients will be wealthier after the coronavirus crisis.
A potential return of Karl Erjavec to the helm of the coalition Pensioners' Party (DeSUS) is not a real threat for PM Janez Janša's government for now, while the government's poor management of the epidemic could be, Večer says in its commentary on Tuesday.
Below is a schedule of events for Tuesday, 1 December:
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Below is a roundup of major events on Monday, 30 November:
The supervisory board of state assets custodian, Slovenia Sovereign Holding (SSH), confirmed on Monday the annual asset management plan for next year. The document, which allegedly also lays down future steps in the formation of a special tourism holding, now needs the approval of the government.
Eleven innovations received top awards from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GZS) as part of Innovation Day on Monday. The online ceremony was also addressed by President Borut Pahor, who labelled the economy and the creative sector two pillars of social development, with the key to progress lying in their cooperation.
The Slovenian men's basketball team has qualified for the 2022 Eurobasket with wins against Ukraine and Austria in a mini "bubble" tournament held in Ljubljana's Stožice Arena as part of the qualifying Group F. Slovenia will thus be defending their gold medal from the previous European championship in 2017.
The government dismissed on Monday Tina Bregant from the post of state secretary at the Health Ministry and appointed Marija Magajna to take over on Tuesday. The new state secretary is an epidemiologist with wast managerial experiences and is currently the acting head of the ministry's health directorate.
A statement by Jadranka Juras during a debate on the Slovenian Armed Forces (SAF) in which the jazz singer and animal rights activist spoke of the killing of local people at international missions has prompted strong reactions. Defence Minister Matej Torin labelled it a major scandal and SAF force commander Miha Škerbinc a grave insult.