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Blockchain technology is now more and more common, also outside the financial sector, and contributes to leaner processes, potentially massive cost reductions and a smoother customer experience. The pioneering technology, known as 'blockchain', not only accelerates processes but also substitutes very complex systems with automated procedures and actions.
Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar tendered his resignation March 14 after a court annulled the result of a referendum in the latest blow to his crisis-hit government, months ahead of planned elections.
The OEDC’s Skills Strategy Diagnostic Report for Slovenia 2017 has raised concerns about Slovenia’s “brain drain”.
Changes to the EU budget pose many challenges for Slovenia
As the EU is expected to open negotiations on changes to its multi-annual budget after 2020, Slovenia faces quite a challenge to tap into the available funding with the best possible outcome, was a statement heard at a debate hosted by the European Commission Representation, on 27 February, in Ljubljana.
Bulgaria's gas transmission system operator Bulgartransgaz said it is planning to acquire 28 properties owned by South Stream Bulgaria, a 50/50 joint venture set up by Russia's Gazprom and state-owned Bulgarian Energy Holding.
The properties have a total estimated value of 13.2 million levs ($8.3 million/6.7 million euro), Bulgartransgaz said in a notice on Tuesday.
National Olympic Committee President Bogdan Gabrovec said that there was no way Slovenia could have pulled off another Sochi, when the team won eight medals, a Slovenian Olympic record.
Gabrovec, as well as retired cross-country skier and Olympic medallist Petra Majdič, believe that high rankings by young athletes at the games were reason for optimism.
BELGRADE - Serbian PM Ana Brnabic said Monday she was very unpleasantly surprised by a statement by Slovenian President Borut Pahor, who said he would try to influence the five EU member states that do not recognise Kosovo to do so.
She noted this had not been discussed during her recent meeting with Pahor, which she said had been long and open.
It concerns Pahor's statement that Slovenia would work to ensure Kosovo is recognized by the five EU member-states "that have not yet done so."
In a press release cited by the agency STA, Pahor stressed that Kosovo is one of the main political issues on which Slovenia and Serbia hold "distinctly different views."