The European Commission told Slovenia it should prepare swiftly for the planned sale of state assets as part of efforts to avoid needing international financial aid.Thursday, 30 May, 2013, 10:09am
The new government of struggling euro zone member Slovenia is expected to announce on Thursday an action plan aimed at avoiding a bailout, reportedly including privatisations, “crisis” taxes and austerity cuts.10 May 2013 - 1:08am
Slovenian efforts to avert another eurozone bail-out have been boosted by a successful bond auction but a gloomy economic forecast and credit rating downgrade maintained pressure on the new government to draw up a convincing action plan for EU officials and financial markets.6 May 2013 - 2:04pm
Beijing residents have a last chance today to comment on draft pollution-control regulations intended to help clean up the capital's suffocating smog.8 Feb 2013 - 3:25am
It is billed as one of the 10 best ski destinations in Europe - but it's not France or Switzerland. You can still buy a medieval castle there, a city studio or a country retreat. And it is famous for luxury properties.9 Jun 2010 - 12:00am
German-born chocolatier Thomas Haas has finally been persuaded to bring his exotic delights to Hong Kong. The new boutique, in Miramar Tower, Tsim Sha Tsui, is already doing a roaring trade with a concierge service for business executives looking for something extra special to send to clients.8 Nov 2009 - 12:00am
The mainland's public finance watchdog is on course to become independent of government in an effort to sharpen its teeth to attack corrupt officials, according to its chief.
Auditor-General Li Jinhua said in an interview that it was the global trend that national audit offices reported to the legislature rather than the executive.25 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
Slovenia adopted the euro yesterday, becoming the 13th European Union nation to use the single currency.
Minister of Finance Andrej Bajuk was the first to use a cash machine to withdraw euros.2 Jan 2007 - 12:00am
It's Euro fever this week. Well tomorrow and Wednesday anyway as CABLE go to town with several of the key play-offs.
As mentioned last week, the plum Scotland v England clashes are both on live starting with tomorrow's battle royal at Hampden on Channel 6 at the user-friendly kick-off time of 10pm.12 Nov 1999 - 12:00am