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The Year of 2018 Sets Records in the Tourism Industry of Slovenia

This year, Slovenia has been visited by over 5.6 million tourists from around the world, who spent more than 15.2 million nights in the country. Revenues from tourism in 2018 have also increased by almost 12% – to 2.12 billion euros in the first nine months. “The fact that the year of 2018 will be

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Krka and its Chinese Partner Set up a Joint Venture

Novo Mesto — The Krka pharmaceutical company based in Novo Mesto and its Chinese partner Ningbo Menovo Pharmaceutical set up a joint venture Ningbo Krka Menovo Pharmaceutical. In total, 60% share in the new company belong to Krka. The initial capital of Ningbo Krka Menovo Pharmaceutical will amount to 30 million euros. A three-member board

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Lonely Planet Includes Bled into its Top-10 Instagram Destinations

Ljubljana — The leading tourist guide book publisher Lonely Planet placed Bled, one of the most beautiful lakeside resorts in Slovenia, among the Top-10 Instagram destinations for winter holidays. The Lonely Planet’s list of the most popular winter destinations on Instagram was compiled according to the estimations provided by Focus Clinics. The first position in

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Genetics Discovery Made by Slovenian Scientists Is Comparable to Discovery of a New Planet

Ljubljana — Being part of an international research group, scientists and researchers from the Clinical Institute of Medical Genetics at the UKC Ljubljana hospital discovered a new gene responsible for premature ageing. The Head of the Institute, Borut Peterlin, says that this achievement is comparable to the discovery of a new planet. The research was

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The Government Signs a Contract for the Development of the Western Region of Slovenia

Ljubljana — The Government of Slovenia signed a contract for the development of the western Goriško region. The contract involves three projects for a total sum of 36.5 million euros. The projects will be mainly funded by the EU and Slovenia and include a plan for upgrading the road network of the region to ensure

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