STANISLAV Boledovič, the founder of the Teach for Slovakia project, believes that it helps socially disadvantages children succeed.
SLOVAK is among the 27 languages available for instant visual translation in a new Google Translate application.
THE ZEMPLÍN-based choir Pro Musica – Magnólia won a nice victory in the USA – in early July, winning at the Serenade Choral Festival in Washington, D.C.
Another police officer convicted for corruption was released by the appellate senate chaired by Štefan Harabin with the argument that the police inspectorate that investigated his case is unlawful. The former…
Slovak Telekom (ST) has been on the Slovak telecommunications market for decades, witnessing the peak usage of fixed lines as well as the arrival and spread of mobile phones. As a member of the Deutsche Telekom (DT)…
OMBUDSWOMAN Jana Dubovcová points to an excessive number of searching actions in regions with numerous Roma communities demanding Police President Tibor Gašpar to check if they are racially motivated, but he denies…
Immigration has been at the centre of Slovakia’s public discourse in recent weeks, and though it may seem so, the issue is hardly a new one. Vietnamese people, for instance, have lived in Slovakia since the 1970s…
A PILOT died and another two soldiers were injured in the military helicopter crash on July 28.
THE JAGUAR Land Rover carmaker is reportedly closing in on Poland as the site for its new factory in eastern Europe.
AN EMERGENCY helicopter rushing to help an injured boy crashed at the Slovenský Raj (Slovak Paradise) National Park in eastern Slovakia on July 17 after 18:00.
THE POLICE have arrested two men from eastern Slovakia who lured young women and then forced them to marry abroad.
A NEW community centre was opened in the town of Bystrany, Košice Region, on July 28, with Government Proxy for the Roma Communities Peter Pollák in attendance.
PEOPLE in Slovakia earned an average of €929 per month in the first half of the year, with the highest earnings seen in Bratislava Region (€1,283), according to an online survey on the Platy.sk website that gathered…
GAS prices for households are set to drop by 3.91 percent as of September, with the average price of gas supplied to small businesses also set to post a fall by 3.7 percent.
THE MOOD of enterprises continues to deteriorate.
FICO’S rejection of refugee quotas hurts Slovakia, not the migrants who don’t want to come here in the first place.
THIS month the world remembers one of the horrors of Europe’s recent history – the slaughter twenty years ago of about 8,000 Muslim men and boys in the Bosnian enclave of Srebrenica. The Srebrenica massacre was the…
THE EUROPEAN Union has frequently, and justifiably, faced criticism for its “democratic deficit”.
SLOVAK Finance Minister Peter Kažimír’s comments on Twitter concerning the results of July 13 talks of eurozone leaders on providing the third bailout to Greece have outraged the Greek government, which has…
THE COUNCIL of the National Bank of Slovakia (NBS), the country’s central bank, approved the planned commission of commemorative €2-coins to mark the 30th anniversary of the European Union’s flag.
THE SLOVAK Interior Ministry will allocate €13,200 for reconstruction of the statue of Milan Rastislav Štefánik and the memorial plaque located in Paulhan, southern France.
THE INVALUABLE work by Italian sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598 – 1680) the “Pope’s Bust”was sold for its appraised value, with everyone – except for the buyer – taking it for a copy.
Tips for events in Slovakia between July 31 and August 9, including international cat show, a lot of classical music and jazz, an organ festival, jeep rally, a summer film seminar, a beach-volleyball tournament, and…
THE GYPSY Fest, already a tradition in Slovakia (in its eight years) now falls under the World Roma Festival series. In Bratislava, it will bring a host of events between July 29 and 31.
SLOVAK cycling racer Peter Sagan won the points competition at the Tour de France 2015, earning his fourth green jersey, in his fourth ride at the legendary cycling race.
THE RECENTLY opened fitness club FitFabrik in Dubnica nad Vahom in Trenčín Region will host a charity ball-hockey tournament on July 26, with participation of several National Hockey League (NHL) stars.
THE EDUCATION Ministry started searching for an advisor who should carry out an audit of the project concerning construction of the National Football Stadium, which should stand in Tehelné Pole (Bratislava’s New…