KOPER, Slovenia A burnt wooden statue of Slovenian-born U.S. First Lady Melania Trump, described by the artist as representing tensions in the United States, goes on show at an art gallery in the Slovenian seaside town of Koper on Wednesday. | Video
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LJUBLJANA Slovenia's economy shrank by 13% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2020, the statistics office said on Monday, as the COVID-19 pandemic reduced household spending and exports.
LJUBLJANA, Aug 25 The number of domestic
tourists' overnight stays in Slovenia jumped by 154.5%
year-on-year in July while the number of foreign tourists'
overnight stays fell by 66.3%, the statistics office said on
LJUBLJANA Sentiment among Slovenian businesses improved for the third month in a row but remained deeply negative in July, the statistics office said on Friday, after hitting an all-time low in April as the country battled the coronavirus pandemic.
BRDO PRI KRANJU, Slovenia Slovenia should introduce pension and labour reforms, reduce barriers to competition and foreign investment and press on with privatisation, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said on Monday.
LJUBLJANA Slovenia on Thursday approved the use of a coronavirus contact tracking app which will be obligatory to use for those who are infected or who are in quarantine.
ROZNO, Slovenia A wooden sculpture of U.S. first lady Melania Trump was torched near her hometown of Sevnica, Slovenia, on the night of July Fourth, as Americans celebrated U.S. Independence Day, said the artist who commissioned the sculpture. | Video
LJUBLJANA Slovenia's centre-right ruling coalition sought on Friday to strengthen its tiny majority as it steers a recovery from economic woes caused by coronavirus, signing a cooperation agreement with an opposition party and two independent parliamentary members.
LJUBLJANA, June 24 Slovenia's economy will
shrink 7.6% this year due to the coronavirus, the government's
macroeconomic institute UMAR said on Wednesday, revising down an
April forecast of 8.1% contraction.