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  1. Police stopped extremists’ ride to Gabčíkovo
  2. Thousands join Plea for Humanity
  3. Slovakia and its shameful policy on refugees
  4. SIAF air fest was attended by 140,000 spectators, many pilots
  5. Fico: Countries on outer Schengen border should protect it properly
  6. SEWS leaves Slovakia for Romania, buying the land under the plant
  7. Increase in number of Slovak millionaires outpaces the rest of Europe
  8. Compassion is no complicated concept
  9. Judge Karabín dies on holiday
  10. Japanese firms seek ‘after-care service’
  1. SIAF air fest was attended by 140,000 spectators, many pilots
  2. Slovakia and its shameful policy on refugees
  3. Increase in number of Slovak millionaires outpaces the rest of Europe
  4. Fico: Countries on outer Schengen border should protect it properly
  5. Thousands join Plea for Humanity
  6. Slovak police discovered dozens of illegal migrants, politicians react
  7. Police stopped extremists’ ride to Gabčíkovo
  8. Korean companies are still coming
  9. Spiš Castle among top 500 ultimate bucket list destinations
  10. Taking it in on two wheels
  1. Slovakia and its shameful policy on refugees
  2. Crooks may land €2 million in land deals for Jaguar Land Rover
  3. Refugees die in a truck near Slovak border in Austria
  4. Interior Minister surprised by news of refugee camp close to Austrian border
  5. Slovak man's story part of Titanic exhibition in Bratislava
  6. Slovak grandfather receives birthday wishes from all over the world
  7. SIAF air fest was attended by 140,000 spectators, many pilots
  8. Bratislava Flagship Restaurant
  9. A Slovak placed online ad offers money for shooting migrants
  10. Pollution from communist era remains a problem
Opinion

Compassion is no complicated concept

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. 

Business

Japanese firms seek ‘after-care service’

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.

Politics & society

Judge Karabín dies on holiday

SUPREME Court Judge Milan Karabín died at the age of 65 during his holiday in Turkey.

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Samsung - a company with a vision

What have been the milestones of Samsung Electronics in Slovakia?

Business

Increase in number of Slovak millionaires outpaces the rest of Europe

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.

Business

Grape crop appears to be good, but quality of wine remains questionable

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…

Politics & society

SNP anniversary in Banská Bystrica featured black flags

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…

Culture & lifestyle

Taking it in on two wheels

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”. 

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Bratislava Flagship Restaurant

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.

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SIAF 2015

SIAF air fest was attended by 140,000 spectators, many pilots

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…

Štefan Harabin

Harabin sits on a new panel

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.

Police charge school staff over death of schoolboy

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…


The site of new Jaguar Land Rover plant near Nitra

Crooks may land €2 million in land deals for Jaguar Land Rover

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…

PM Robert Fico

Prime minister proposes constitutional protection of land

THE SLOVAK constitution should protect agricultural land from being sold to foreigners, according to Prime Minister Robert Fico.

Korean carmaker Kia Motors is the biggest Korean investor in Slovakia.

Korean companies are still coming

GOOD location, stability and human resources are among the main reasons Korean investors come to Slovakia. 


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Slovakia and its shameful policy on refugees

SLOVAKIA, a small country of 5 million has been almost untouched by the recent refugee situation in the Mediterranean and the Balkans. 

Blog: Did we manage to change Slovakia for the better in just 24 hours?

24 hours; 621 good folk; €10,528.49 for non-profit organisations – the most successful 24-hour charity run ever.

PM Robert Fico

Double dealing

Beware Slovakia, the Americans are coming.


The car belonged to Hyza in the past, now carried Hungarian plates.

Refugees die in a truck near Slovak border in Austria

DOZENS of refugees have lost their lives near the Slovak border today, in a van carrying the brand of a Slovak company.

Thousands join Plea for Humanity

Do not let people die on our doorstep, Slovaks call on their government. 

Both PM Fico (L) and President Kiska commented on migrants at the SNP celebrations in Banská Bystrica

Slovak police discovered dozens of illegal migrants, politicians react

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.


Exhibition on Titanic comes to bratislava

Slovak man's story part of Titanic exhibition in Bratislava

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…

State Opera in Banská Bystrica

State Opera Banská Bystrica got Japanese Ambassador’s Award

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.

Muzička band playing and dancing

Entering the world of world music

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…


Frisbee, more than just a flying disc

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 Matej Tóth celebrates victory at the World Championships in Beijing

Slovak Matej Tóth won first gold in athletic discipline at World Championships

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…

Golden Tibor Linka, Juraj Tarr, Erik Vlček and Denis Myšák (from left)

Slovaks win gold and places at next Olympics

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 &…