FIREfighters had a training at the exact place where dozens of extremists were heading to protest against placing 500 asylum seekers from Austria at the Gabčíkovo village refugee camp.
EXPRESSIONS of humanity and compassion do not necessarily need great gestures; they can take the form of a pair of shoes given to a refugee.
COUNTRIES of the central and eastern European region still remain attractive for Japanese investors and serve as a kind of entrance gate to European markets.
SUPREME Court Judge Milan Karabín died at the age of 65 during his holiday in Turkey.
What have been the milestones of Samsung Electronics in Slovakia?
THE NUMBER of millionaires in Slovakia has increased year-on-year by more than 9 percent to 4,200 – which is twice as fast as growth among the rest of Europe.
MOST winegrowers in Slovakia are beginning to collect grapes these days, with those from the Small Carpathian Wine Growing Region (near Bratislava) saying that the crop appears to be good, even though the drought…
SLOVAKIA commemorates the 71st anniversary of the Slovak National Uprising (SNP), one of the key moments in Slovakia’s World War II history, when rebels in the Nazi-allied Slovak state stood up to the oppressive…
AS SLOVAK cyclist Peter Sagan began having success at the 2010 Tour de France, the whole country began showing symptoms of what media calls the “Sagan effect”.
Right in the centre of Bratislava, on the SNP Square where the 1989 Velvet revolution took place, next to the church is located the former monastery of the Merciful Brothers.
SLOVAK International Air Fest (SIAF) 2015, the biggest air show in the country, took place between August 29 and 30 and attracted almost 140,000 visitors who were offered static and dynamic demonstrations and…
FORMER Supreme Court president Štefan Harabin has ultimately lose his panel and become a member of a new one which will be led by one of his biggest critics.
THE SLOVAK Catholic Schools Association (ZKŠS) have issued a statement in defence of staff from the United Primary School in the Bratislava borough of Karlova Ves who are facing charges relating to responsibility…
Speculators who have been buying up land from people with an eye to subsequent sales to make way for a new Jaguar Land Rover plant near Nitra may well make a net profit of up to €2 million, according to the head of…
THE SLOVAK constitution should protect agricultural land from being sold to foreigners, according to Prime Minister Robert Fico.
GOOD location, stability and human resources are among the main reasons Korean investors come to Slovakia.
SLOVAKIA, a small country of 5 million has been almost untouched by the recent refugee situation in the Mediterranean and the Balkans.
24 hours; 621 good folk; €10,528.49 for non-profit organisations – the most successful 24-hour charity run ever.
Beware Slovakia, the Americans are coming.
DOZENS of refugees have lost their lives near the Slovak border today, in a van carrying the brand of a Slovak company.
Do not let people die on our doorstep, Slovaks call on their government.
ON THE WEEKEND of August 29-30, Slovak police discovered 60 foreigners mostly from Syria in suspicious vans near the city of Žilina – in northern Slovakia – and in Štúrovo in the south of the country.
THE GLOBAL exhibition displaying the legendary ship Titanic as well as the time when it was built can be seen in Bratislava’s Incheba complex until the beginning of December. Comprising 17 rooms and almost 3,000…
THE STATE Opera in the city of Banská Bystrica (ŠOBB) received the award from the Japanese Ambassador to Slovakia, for its cooperation with the latter country.
YOU MAY not know it but Slovakia has a thriving world and ethno music scene, and even some foreign experts in the field have little idea about all the happenings here. If the World Music from Slovakia project has…
While flying discs were not unknown in Slovakia during the previous communist regime, the phenomenon of Frisbee appeared here only after the fall of the regime in 1989.
SLOVAK race walker Matej Tóth (of VŠC Dukla Banská Bystrica sports club) won a gold medal in the 50 kilometre walk at the World Championships in Beijing, while also winning the overall title in the prestigious IAAF…
SLOVAK K4 loves Milan – with these words the International Canoe Federation informs about the excellent results of thewinningteam at the K4 Men's 1000m event in Milan on August 23 at the 2015 ICF Canoe Sprint &…