PRIME Minister Robert Fico will participate in the wreath-laying and festive reception marking the end of World War II in Moscow.
THE FOREIGN and European Affairs Ministry has managed to contact 45 out of 67 Slovaks in Nepal as of April 26.
IN APRIL, participating teams geared up for the Ice-Hockey World Championships that take place between May 1 and 17, and the Slovak team won two times, while losing six times in these matches.
IN THE complex case of the Váhostav construction company, one of the political victims should have been Ján Figeľ, former transport minister and current deputy speaker of parliament.
Late decision may cost the operator collaboration with the postal service.
AMID a race to pass legislation that would come into effect before construction firm Váhostav-SK meets with creditors April 30, Prime Minister Robert Fico's government passed an overhaul to insolvency laws coupled…
THE EASTERN-Slovak city of Košice will have a regular air connection to Kiev beginning mid-May operated Czech Air (ČSA).
Principled ownership is the only recipe for journalistic freedom.
IT IS not rare that an exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue, and sometimes the catalogue lives on after the show ends. But the book Blueprint in Slovakia / Modrotlač na Slovensku takes this to a whole different…
THE ABILITY of Slovaks to comprehend English is poor, which is related to the quality of English language teaching at schools.
THE TAX Cobra tax enforcement unit uncovered five major attempts of tax fraud concerning VAT and excise taxes in the first quarter of 2015, with the overall potential damage reaching €11.4 million, Financial…
IF a general election had been held in mid April, the governing Smer party would still win with 34.7 percent of the vote, but this is down slightly from the month before according to the latest opinion poll carried…
THE STATE railway company Železnice SR (ŽSR) is not responsible for derailment of RegioJet train on March 16, spokeswoman Martina Pavliková told the TASR newswire on April 23.
IBM COMPANY, together with the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (STU) and the DWC Slovakia company are preparing a project to found a research centre for analysis and protection of data in mobile…
Two government agencies collaborate.
Philip Kerr, a Vienna-based teacher trainer, lecturer and materials writer, the author of publications such as Straightforward and Inside Out and Translation and Own-Language Activities, is the first speaker at the…
Canada rolls out the welcome mat for economic migrants; refugees, not so much.
Food: one of my favorite topics. I have always enjoyed trying meals from all over the world, it can be surprising how your typical rice with chicken can be prepared in so many different ways and using spices you…
SLOVAKIA’S passport placed 10th in the Passport Index list compiled by the Arton Capital consulting company.
SLOVAKIA is against any mandatory resettlement of refugees according to any European Union’s distribution formula, Foreign Mnister Miroslav Lajčák said during a parliamentary committee session April 22.
DEFENCE ministers of the Visegrad Four countries (Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary) are to meet at Tomášov manor near Bratislava on April 23.
WARM weather invites people to spend more time outdoors and tourism season ceremonially opens with Bratislava for Everyone, or Open Days of Bratislava, events taking place April 24-26.
THE SOS Bratislavský hrad civic organisation held a concert in Bratislava to point at excavation and construction plans around Bratislava Castle on April 22.
THE VILLAGE of Dobrá Voda in Trnava region has organised a programme for Sunday, April 12, to commemorate the 230th anniversary of Ján Hollý‘s birth, including the reopening of one of his favourite hiking trails.…
SLOVAK Thai boxer Marko Novák won the European Championship of the WKU organisation on April 17 in Bratislava after he beat Italian Shan Cangelosi in the weight category up to 67 kilograms.
SLOVAK female tennis players confirmed the role of the favourite when they beat the Swedish players 4:0 during the World Group II playoff in Bratislava during the weekend.
BANSKÁ Bystrica’s tallest building, Europa Business Center, played host to the first round of the Slovak Tower-running Cup 2015 on April 11. Similar events have previously been held only in Bratislava and Žilina,…