THE RULING Smer may not continue in its one-party government after the March 5 general election, recent polls indicate.
OĽaNO leader latest in an ignoble Slovak tradition of pre-election takedowns.
NATO DEFENCE ministers, meeting in Brussels on February 10, greenlighted the establishment of a new multi-national force aimed at bolstering the defence of the member states most threatened by Russia's activities.
LEADER of the opposition Ordinary People and Independent Personalities (OĽaNO-NOVA) party Igor Matovič has called on Prime Minister Robert Fico to undergo a polygraph test with him.
WHILE some mayors struggle to improve life in segregated Roma settlements, the non-profit organization ETP Slovakia has helped hundreds of marginalized people construct their own houses.
While the first readings of the year from CEE industry are encouraging, the worrying signals from its dominant export markets emerge.
THOSE who survived and were able to return to the former work- and concentration camp in Sereď, now turned into the first Museum of Holocaust in Slovakia, agree that it should have happened long ago.
THOUGH more than 500 nurses left hospitals in late January, it was not enough to persuade the government to accept their conditions.
THE REGIONAL prosecutor’s office in Bratislava dismissed a criminal complaint against Prime Minister Robert Fico for his statements regarding the Muslim community.
THE PLEA of a small girl reminded a blacksmith that his family was not so different. He walled up the pantry off the kitchen, leaving only a small hole for the exchange of food and waste, where a family lived for…
THE EXTRAORIDNARY session of Slovak parliament on hot issues of education and the health-care sector could not be opened on the morning of February 11, as not enough MPs were present.
IF the general election had taken place at the break of January and February, the ruling Smer party would have won with 34.1 percent of votes, garnering 62 seats in parliament.
Location no longer a limit on launching products, but language still is
Critics cite need for more systemic changes.
Car production is still fuelling the growth of Slovak industry, recording a rise of 30.4 percent in December 2015.
Helena does not have any academic title before or after her name. She is a Roma healthcare assistant. She belongs to my “other Slovakia” – the open, enthusiastic, and daring one.
THE TRUTH is important and the recent allegations that connect both the interior and transport ministers to a massive tax fraud scheme have not been proven.
The school and teachers are strong archetypes which surface in our dreams even years after we left the classrooms.
THE GOVENRMENT plans to allocate more than a quarter billion euros for increasing state security. Of this money, one part will go to prevent changes in the schedule for public swimming at indoor pools in the Nitra…
THE LAWSUIT filed by Slovakia regarding refugee relocation quotas among EU-member states will be decided on by the end of the year, said European Court of Justice President Koen Lenaerts during his visit to the…
The Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry ‘strongly condemned’ the launching of an intercontinental ballistic missile by North Korea this past weekend.
THERE are several commodities, activities or services that can lure tourists to Slovakia. One of them is having a beer in a cosy pub or bar in its lively capital, Bratislava.
Tips for events in the capital between February 12 and 21, including a lot of classical music, dance premiere, dance performance, organised hike, ballet, oper,a jazz and world music, and more.
THE FILM which won the International Federation of Film Critics’ Award/FIPRESCI Award at the Toronto International Film Festival last autumn, Eva Nová, now comes to Slovak cinemas – and with English subtitles so…
PLAYERS of Slovak ice-hockey team Slovan Bratislava won a decisive match in the Continental Hockey League (KHL).
SLOVAK female tennis team met Australia in the first round of Fed Cup, February 5 to 7. In the 2nd group, Slovakia had a well-balanced team but thanks to Samantha Stosur who stood out among Australians, it lost 2:3.
Bratislava may apply for hosting the world championships.