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Want To Do Business With The State? Get Ready For a New Register of Public Sector Partners

As part of the Government´s efforts to increase the transparency of public funds spending, a Register of Public Sector Partners is expected to be established by law on 1 February 2017.

Culture & lifestyle

2016 one of the rainiest years since 1901

The year that is to end soon has been so far extremely warm – and also with record precipitation.

Culture & lifestyle

Foreigners: Events in Bratislava

Tips for performances and other events in the capital between December 2 and 11, including concerts, festivals, classical music, Georgian national ballet, cinema, Christmas markets, tour, exhibitions and more.


Still looking the other way

Were all these controversies worth it for Lajčák, a man who could have made a career in any top diplomatic body in Europe and beyond, and need never have sullied himself with party politics?


Parliament adopts 2017 budget

Analysts identified several external risks that may affect financial goals, and commented that expenditures in health care will once again be insufficient.


Non-transparent claims surround hospital

Foundation points to high prices of several procured items, but politicians see political motivation.


Gang leader from eastern Slovakia detained

With two ineffective life sentences, a gang leader was held due to the high possibility of him fleeing.


RegioJet connection between Bratislava and Prague approved

The capitals of the two neighbouring countries will get a better train connection, starting with the effectiveness of the new timetable, from December 11.


Surveillance bodies and MPs to look into Hlávková's allegations

“Young people must have the decency and the self-confidence to stand up when they see that the state is failing,” President Kiska said about the whistleblower.

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The Main Station has been waiting for refurbishment since 2001.

Bratislava main station will get new face

But citizens and visitors of Bratislava will have to wait for a complete rebuilding of the station for some time more.

Not all anti-terrorist measures carried out in 2016, due to finances

Slovakia drafted a set of anti-terrorist measures for the years 2016 and 2017, in the aftermath of last year’s terrorist attacks around Europe. However, some of the anti-terrorist measures have not been carried out…

Memebrs of the Atlas anti-terrorist unit train in Lešť, Slovakia - illustrative stock photo

Poll: Current coalition would lose majority in parliament

If the general election took place between November 23 and 29, 2016, the current ruling coalition (Smer, SNS and Most-Híd parties) would not win a majority in parliament.

Casting a vote

Jaguar symbol

Jaguar will produce Discovery in Slovakia Photo

The new plant will be the only place to produce the model expect for Solihull.

Technology leader Spinea continues expansion

Prešov should get 500 new jobs and tens of millions of euros in investment.

Spinea Prešov

State hikes some taxes and levies

Affected firms consider turning to legal action.

Companies in the energy sector will be affected by the extended levy.

Donald Trump Trump stands for everything that would harm the foreign policy values that Slovakia holds important.

Winter is coming

America elects Donald Trump, Slovakia’s top sportswoman endorses quack medicine, and the king of ‘New Age conspiracism’ is to visit Bratislava. Are we nearing the end times?

A vulgar Slovak rules

PM Fico’s “prostitutes” was intended to demoralize progressive part of country

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico

Blog: I Am Because We Are

Today, Slovaks have a lot more power than they had at any other point in history. Perhaps the time has come to look at corruption differently and stop seeing it as something we are passive victims of?

New law should motivate people to report corruption.

Households in segregated communities are prone to energy poverty.

Poverty threatens every fifth person

The most problematic groups are young people, single-parent families, families with many children, disabled people and the Roma.

Lajčák may get important UN post

Slovakia submitted the candidacy already in 2003.

Slovak Foreign Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajčák.

Missiles used by Islamists were to be disarmed in Nováky

Ammunition found in the Middle East was supposed to be destroyed by the Slovak state-run company.

Illustrative stock photo

The scene from the film Wilsonov in which Bratislava, the then-Wilsonov prepares for signing an agreement about joining the city with the USA.

Bratislava as a film scene Video

The Slovak capital has already featured in films along with Vienna, New York or war-torn Sarajevo.

Bratislava gets a pet cemetery

The Slovak capital will now have an official place for burying pets.

The Borievka pet cemetery in Dúbravka is preparing to open in spring.

Slovak puppetry included in list of intangible heritage

The tradition of puppet theatre is strong in Slovakia and Czech Republic.

Veronika Velez-Zuzulová (in the 2nd round of the Killington slalom) won silver at the World Cup on November 27.

Velez-Zuzulová second in World Cup slalom in Killington

Slovak skier Veronika Velez-Zuzulová ended up second in second World Cup of season.

SOV delegates choose their new chair Photo

Former chairman František Chmelár has held the post for four full terms since 1999

Anton Siekel

Slovak football team 25th in FIFA ranking

Argentina with 1634 points remains at the top of the ranking.

FIFA Headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland.