Project to expand line between Adriatic port and inland rail hub Divaca becomes hot political issue ahead of 2018 general election.
Slovenia's debt mounted rapidly in the pre-crisis period and when the global economic crisis hit heavily in 2009, many highly leveraged companies were unable to repay their loans.
Emerging markets are starting to feature more prominently on the QS World University Rankings, with Russia's top five universities all advancing more than 10 places on the latest index.
PM Miro Cerar's government drops plans for IPO amid strong public resistance and rift within ruling coalition.
The banking downturn is over, with profitability surging last year, according to the lender's annual CEE Banking Report.
Bosnia plummeted on Global Peace Index as internal divisions and relations with neighbours worsened.
IPO could be delayed until after 2018 general election after Slovenian Sovereign Holding refuses to approve offer price.
Businesspeople and officials stress support for €146mn investment by Canadian automotive giant despite strong opposition from environmental groups.
Series of IPO announcements in Romania, Croatia and Slovenia arouse speculation about the start of a larger return of the IPO markets in the region.
GDP expands 5.3% y/y in Q1 2017 amid hike in domestic consumption.