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Investors being presented Slovenia’s debut sustainability bond

Ljubljana – Slovenia is presenting the framework for its first sustainability bond to investors in a global call on Monday, to be followed by one-on-one calls with interested investors on Tuesday, the Finance Ministry has announced. The issue will depend on the market situation.

Covid-19 pandemic causes significant fall in bus transport

Ljubljana – Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the number of bus passengers in Slovenia more than halved last year compared to 2019. City buses recorded a 57% decrease, there has been a 53% fall in inter-city bus travel, and a 69% decline in international bus transit, data from the Slovenian Statistical Office (SURS) shows.

STA sees court decision as supporting its case in financing dispute with UKOM

Ljubljana – As the Ljubljana District Court has rejected a temporary injunction proposal with which the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) sought immediate payout of EUR 845,000 due from the Government Communication Office (UKOM), the STA announced it would appeal the decision, while noting that the court’s explanation indirectly supports STA’s case.

Ljubljana struggling with high air pollution, says EEA

Brussels – The European Environment Agency (EEA) has launched the city air quality viewer, which has taken data from two Slovenian cities, Ljubljana and Maribor. The latest data show that the Slovenian capital is plagued by poor air quality, whereas the situation is a bit better in Slovenia’s second largest city.

EU Parliament vice-president says Slovenia can push forward EU priorities

Ljubljana – First Vice-President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola has spoken to the STA ahead of her visit to Slovenia, saying that the country could push forward the EU priorities over the next six months as it assumes the EU Council presidency. She also discussed the Conference on the Future of Europe.

Finance wonders what will happen as state aid schemes expire

Ljubljana – Finance says on Monday that true picture of the economy will soon show as subsidised furlough and monthly universal basic income expire at the end of June being probably one of the two key state measures to fight the consequences of the Covid-19 epidemic. There are some concerns, which is understandable, it adds.

First heatwave peaking, Ljubljana gets first “tropical night”

Ljubljana – Sunday marks the peak of this year’s first heatwave in Slovenia, with several more days with similar temperatures – from 30 and 35 degrees Celsius – to follow before temperatures fall a bit on Thursday, a meteorologist at the Slovenian Environment Agency (ARSO), told the STA on Sunday.

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