DOZENS of refugees have lost their lives near the Slovak border today, in a van carrying the brand of a Slovak company.
LEAKING toxic pollution from the old chemical waste dump in Bratislava’s Vrakuňa neighbourhood has already contaminated local ground water and continues to spread.
Tips for events in Slovakia, including a lot of open-air events. cycling, charity events, two organ festivals, a weekend of traditional crafts, and more.
THE DIRECTOR of the Andy Warhol Museum of Modern Art in Medzilaborce, Valika Maďarová, faced calls for her resignation after the museum lost a picture from Warhol’s famous Campbell’s Soup Can series. However the…
What have been the milestones of Samsung Electronics in Slovakia?
AS MANY as 39 companies from Slovakia have made it into the CEE TOP 500 companies of central and eastern European regions, composed by Coface.
THE CURRENT crisis in milk production not only causes losses for farmers, but it may also result in some of them closing down their businesses.
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.
CAGES equipped to tie people up are routinely used in many Slovak police stations, according toOmbudswoman Jana Dubovcová, who claims such places violate the human rights of those detained and is now asking…
THE CONSTRUCTION of a refugee camp for migrants from Syria close to the Austrian-Slovak border has caught Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák by surprise, the TASR newswire learnt on August 26.
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.
EXTREMELY hot weather from which Slovakia suffered this year is beyond the expectations of climatologists.
After a complex accreditation procedure five universities in Slovakia may lose their titles. Education Minister Juraj Draxler along with Ľubor Fišera, the head of the Accreditation Commission, presented results of…
AFTER several weeks of summer vacation the government had a productive session on August 26 passing several major changes in legislation including the introduction of the criminal prosecution of firms, the creation…
SLOVAKIA is already home to three carmakers making the country the world’s leader in per capita car production, and now looks set to have a fourth assembly plant as Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) pursues a factory in Nitra…
THE SLOVAK government is still interested in increasing its 34-percent stake in electricity utility company Slovenské Elektrárne (SE), even though Italian concern Enel - which holds 66 percent in SE - announced…
THE NATIONAL Property Fund (FNM), Slovakia’s privatisation agency, will be scrapped as of next year.
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.
POLICE are investigating the ad published August 19 on the internet that offers money for “cleaning the lodging house” for migrants – a sum of €25 per migrant shot.
INVESTMENT into research and development and nurturing start-up friendly ecosystem are key to innovative and creative economy, says Korean Ambassador to Slovakia, Sang hoon Park. This is an aim that Korea is looking…
AGEING of the society is a problem most European countries face nowadays, while Japan has been dealing with it for even longer than Europe. To cope with the challenges posed by the rapid ageing of society, labour…
IMAGINE a wild meadow. Do you see all the colours and the countless flowers, each of them unique?
CRAFTSMEN skilled in all imaginable as well as unimaginable Slovak traditional crafts will gather from all over Slovakia to demonstrate their skills and sell products in Bratislava during the Craftsmen Days festival…
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…
THOUSANDS of people attended the opening of the new football stadium in Trnava on August 22, which is the first in Slovakia to meet the UEFA criteria.
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 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 &…