Corporate News

EU Commission expects swift solutions to resume STA funding

Commenting on the new government regulation on the Slovenian Press Agency (STA), the European Commission has said that it expects swift solutions to unblock the agency's funding, noting such solutions should completely preserve the STA's autonomy. It should be checked whether the regulation is in line with existing acts governing the STA, it added.

STA sees court decision as supporting its case in financing dispute with UKOM

As the Ljubljana District Court has rejected a temporary injunction proposal with which the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) sought immediate payout of EUR 845,000 due from the Government Communication Office (UKOM), the STA announced it would appeal the decision, while noting that the court's explanation indirectly supports STA's case.

Slovenian Press Agency marks 30th anniversary

The Slovenian Press Agency (STA) celebrated its 30th anniversary with a ceremony in front of its headquarters in Ljubljana on Sunday amid a rather uncertain financial situation to mark the day 30 years ago when it published its first news article.

Row over STA funding dominates debate on STA annual report

The parliamentary Culture Committee got acquainted on Monday with the Slovenian Press Agency's (STA) annual report for 2020. The debate mainly revolved around ongoing suspension of STA funding and the new government regulation that details how the STA should perform its public service.

STA staff: New regulation does not address key issues

The new government regulation that details how the STA should perform its public service does not address the underlying issues relevant to the agency's survival and development, it raises new questions, STA staff said after the government adopted the regulation.

Regulation detailing STA public service obligation adopted

The government has adopted a regulation that details how the STA should perform its public service, and defines the scope of public service and its financing. The Government Communications Office (UKOM) is authorised to sign an annual public service agreement and verify compliance with the regulation.