- Dec 9, 07:00 Weather: Predominantly cloudy, with cool morning and daytime temperatures of 2-8C
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Brussels, 9 December (STA) - Finance Minister Uroš Čufer will not take part in a meeting of eurozone finance ministers in Brussels on Monday afternoon as originally scheduled, a source in Brussels has told the STA. The reason for the cancellation has not been given.
Ljubljana, 9 December (STA) - German companies are interested in investing in Slovenia, the president of the Slovenian-German Chamber of Commerce Gertrud Rantzen has recently told the press. If there is will also on the Slovenian side, we could witness new German investments especially in telecommunications, infrastructure and aviation, she believes.
Jesenice, 9 December (STA) - The Karavanke/Karawanken tunnel, a key road link between Slovenia and Austria, was shut down Monday morning and could remain closed for an extended period of time due to a heavy accident on the Austrian side.
Ljubljana, 9 December (STA) - Slovenians have been apt in taking the worst habits from each culture, Delo comments on Monday, noting that the Balkans has a mix of Austrian, Hungarian, Vatican, Venetian, Ottoman, Byzantine and native Balkan corruption.
Ljubljana, 9 December (STA) - PM Alenka Bratušek, accompanied by a business delegation, will pay a working visit to Russia on Tuesday. Bratušek will meet her Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev and attend an investment conference. The goal of the visit is to strengthen ties, while the South Stream gas pipeline is also among the topics expected to be broached.
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