Local Press Digest

LJUBLJANA, Apr 25, 2000 (Rtr)


The center-right opposition has renominated Andrej Bajuk to replace Prime Minister Janez Drnovsek and lead an interim government. Bajuk failed on Thursday to win the support of parliament.

About 20 percent of pupils are frightened of violence in primary and secondary schools while some 40 percent remain indifferent to the violent behaviour of their classmates.

Accommodation in the coastal resort Portoroz was fully-booked over the Easter holidays.


The supervisory board of the country's largest brewery Pivovarna Lasko named Tone Turnsek for another five-year term as the company's chief executive. Turnsek has been head of Lasko since 1981.


A 26-year-old student Minka Kahric has become the first Slovenian woman to reach the north pole on foot.

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