EVEN amid heated discussion about the content of a February 7 referendum targeting the constitutional definition of family, experts say the biggest test for supporters of the Alliance for Family (AZR) ballot…
Slovak State Institute for Drug Control (ŠÚKL) on January 28 suspended the distribution of 11 generic drugs and withdrew them from the market.
THE RECONSTRUCTION works on the Krásna Hôrka Castle, which was severely damaged by fire in 2012, continue in accordance with the plans, Judita Krajčiová of the Slovak National Museum (SNM) told the TASR newswire. …
No one with such an obvious conflict of interest has any place in government.
WHEN it comes to gas, Slovakia must weigh European interests along with its own, Prime Minister Robert Fico said at a press conference in Slavkov u Brna, Czech Republic, on January 29, the TASR newswire reported.
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ANOTHER 10 Slovaks have received the Righteous Among the Nations award, the highest honour given to a non-Jew by the State of Israel and Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum for saving Jewish citizens during the Holocaust.
IN RESPONSE to the small payments going to the first pensioners-to-be from the second, private, pension pillar, Prime Minister Robert Fico says he will look for ways to allow those savers to move their money back…
If words were to be found which would perfectly describe the essence of Thai cuisine, they would include varied and healthy, and yet you do not have to travel far to enjoy exotic and healthy food. Authentic Thai…
LESS than 40 percent of eligible voters will take part in the February 7 referendum on three issues of marriage, adoption, and sex education, according to a Focus polling agency survey ordered by the Sme daily.
Dentists proposed creation of three specialised centres for treatment of patients infected with HIV. The Heath Ministry wants to study the idea.
Plebiscite supporters face criticism, while LGBTI advocates reject pre-referendum discussions
Magdaléna Slamková and her husband hid Jewish couple in a straw bed for six months.
Policy supports exporters and lowers the cost of servicing state debt.
THE LOW-cost airline Wizz Air will open a new operational base at the Košice airport, which should result in 30 new jobs and two regular routes.
AN AVERAGE state tender took six months in 2014, the longest period in the past five years, according to the analysis by ethics watchdog Transparency International Slovensko (TIS) which it based on the Public…
THE REPORTAGE and documentary photographer Sergej Protopopov is notable among a small circle of photography fans and he is rather well-known among collectors of postcards, especially those focusing on Banská…
THE REFERENDUM that seeks to constitutionally define the concept of family is dividing Slovak society. Members of the foreign diplomatic community, who traditionally speak with distinct voice when it comes to…
LOVE for one’s homeland is a powerful and edifying feeling, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in addressing his nation on the New Year. For him, this feeling manifests itself in what he calls “fraternal support”…
The Slovak Spectator has for 20 years been able to bring independent reports about what is going on in the country’s politics and business. We continue the mission started by our founders in 1995 and not even the…
AFTER 15 years, Slovakia will host a great winter sporting event, the Winter Universiade, in the High Tatras, at Štrbské Pleso ski resort and in Osrblie where cross-country skiing track lies.
IN THE 36th year of the Dakar Rally race which moved from Northern Africa to South America, two Slovaks placed excellently.
SLOVAKIA remained the only applicant to hold the 83th IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship which will take place in 2019, after its only rival, Switzerland, withdrew its candidacy and applied for 2020.