- May 22, 10:00 Slovenian parliament puts key fiscal consolidation measures into law, including higher VAT and public sector pay cut
- May 22, 09:58 Croatia's Dukat, part of French Lactalis group, completes acquisition of Slovenia's biggest dairy
- May 22, 06:00 Weather in Slovenia: Mostly sunny with scattered showers, daytime highs 16-21C
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Ljubljana, 22 May (STA) - Janez Šušteršič, the finance minister in the former Janez Janša government, has left the Citizens' List (DL) after he had distanced himself from the party and stepped down as its vice-president as the party joined the centre-left coalition of Alenka Bratušek.
Ljubljana, 22 May (STA) - The National Assembly passed legislation Tuesday putting into law the public sector pay deal signed by the government and trade unions on Monday and the government's motion to raise VAT, both constituent parts of fiscal consolidation measures. The changes were passed in a 49:32 vote.
Belgrade, 22 May (STA) - Slovenian President Borut Pahor will travel to Serbia on Wednesday for a short working visit and an informal meeting with his Serbian counterpart Tomislav Nikolić.
Brussels, 22 May (STA) - Prime Minister Alenka Bratušek will on Wednesday take part in her first EU summit since she took office in March. She is scheduled to hold several bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the event, including with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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