Corporate News

Court stays govt regulation on STA

The Administrative Court has granted the STA's request to stay the implementation of the regulation adopted by the government in June that introduces detailed rules governing the public service provided by the STA and its financing, which the STA is challenging on the grounds of its being unlawful.

UKOM expects STA to sign agreement, STA seeks new round of talks

The Government Communications office (UKOM) has sent the Slovenian Press Agency a final version of the agreement on the STA public service, expecting the document to be signed immediately. However, the STA director finds that UKOM has not taken into consideration a single of the STA's key remarks, calling for a new round of talks.

STA without public service payment for 200 days

Today marks the 200th day since the Slovenian government and the Government Communications Office (UKOM) suspended public financing of the STA. It is with pride that the agency looks back at its 30-year history and on this summer - for we have taken a STAnd and survived.

No progress yet on STA public service agreement

The STA and the Government Communications Office (UKOM) have completed two rounds of talks on a new public service agreement in line with the recently adopted government regulation, but the STA management says progress remains elusive. If the transfer of promised funds remains on hold, STA will have to cease operations.

STA director proposes agreement to temporarily restore partial financing

The director of the Slovenian Press Agency (STA), Bojan Veselinovič, has proposed to the government an agreement that would temporarily sort out the relations between the STA and the Government Communication Office (UKOM) since the agency has been without public funding of its service for over 180 days.

Von der Leyen expects STA financing to be sorted out

Media freedom was one of the topics that the College of Commissioners discussed Thursday as they met the government at the outset of Slovenia's presidency of the EU. Commission President Ursula von der Leyen expects that Slovenia will swiftly sort out the financing of the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) and ensure its independence.