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  6. Slovak grandfather receives birthday wishes from all over the world
  7. Pollution from communist era remains a problem
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  9. SNP anniversary in Banská Bystrica featured black flags
  10. Slovak man's story part of Titanic exhibition in Bratislava
  1. Slovak grandfather receives birthday wishes from all over the world
  2. Crooks may land €2 million in land deals for Jaguar Land Rover
  3. Slovak man's story part of Titanic exhibition in Bratislava
  4. Slovakia and its shameful policy on refugees
  5. Refugees die in a truck near Slovak border in Austria
  6. Interior Minister surprised by news of refugee camp close to Austrian border
  7. Spiš Castle among top 500 ultimate bucket list destinations
  8. Pollution from communist era remains a problem
  9. Korean companies are still coming
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  1. Slovakia and its shameful policy on refugees
  2. Crooks may land €2 million in land deals for Jaguar Land Rover
  3. Interior Minister surprised by news of refugee camp close to Austrian border
  4. Refugees die in a truck near Slovak border in Austria
  5. Slovak man's story part of Titanic exhibition in Bratislava
  6. Slovak grandfather receives birthday wishes from all over the world
  7. Use “women’s power” to tackle talent shortage
  8. A Slovak placed online ad offers money for shooting migrants
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Sport

Slovak Matej Tóth won first gold in athletic discipline at World Championships

SLOVAK race walker Matej Tóth (of VŠC Dukla Banská Bystrica sports club) won a gold medal in the 50 kilometre walk at the World Championships in Beijing, while also winning the overall title in the prestigious IAAF…

International

Harmony of the unexpected

EVEN cultures and lifestyles perceived as exotic can have some meeting points; or they can have differences that complement one another wonderfully. Those willing to explore this phenomenon can, for example, get a…

Business

Korean companies are still coming

GOOD location, stability and human resources are among the main reasons Korean investors come to Slovakia. 

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Samsung - a company with a vision

What have been the milestones of Samsung Electronics in Slovakia?

Culture & lifestyle

Taking it in on two wheels

AS SLOVAK cyclist Peter Sagan began having success at the 2010 Tour de France, the whole country began showing symptoms of what media calls the “Sagan effect”. 

Politics & society

Pollution from communist era remains a problem

LEAKING toxic pollution from the old chemical waste dump in Bratislava’s Vrakuňa neighbourhood has already contaminated local ground water and continues to spread. 

Culture & lifestyle

Police find lost Andy Warhol picture

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…

International

Refugees die in a truck near Slovak border in Austria

DOZENS of refugees have lost their lives near the Slovak border today, in a van carrying the brand of a Slovak company.

Business

Almost 40 Slovak companies rank in TOP 500

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.

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Bratislava Flagship Restaurant

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.

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Methodology and Pedagogy Centre sends money to a fraudulent account

THE METHODOLOGY and Pedagogy Centre (MPC) in Bratislava, which runs under the Education Ministry, sent €459,555 to a fraudulent account, following an email informing it about an account number change.

Jozef Šóth

Parents, autistic children must often cope alone

SEEING little help from state Jozef Šóth, the father of an autistic son Andrej, and other parents created a special facility for autistic adults in Drahuškovo in 2007. The centre fights for its own survival year to…

Education Minister Juraj Draxler and Ľubor Fišera

Five Slovak universities may lose their title

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…


The site of new Jaguar Land Rover plant near Nitra

Crooks may land €2 million in land deals for Jaguar Land Rover

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, according to the head of…

Váhostav-SK makes profit of €1.4 million in first half of 2015

CONSTRUCTION company Váhostav-SK made a profit of around €1.4 million in the first half of 2015, with its CEO Marián Moravčík stating that it would like to increase the figure to €7.5 million by the end of 2015.

Sieť party leader Radoslav Procházka

Company selling land for Jaguar plant oppose fraud claims

A COMPANY called Poľnohospodárska pôda (Agricultural Land) which has been buying up plots on which Jaguar Land Rover is planning to build a factory in Nitra, intends to file a criminal complaint for slander against…


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Slovakia and its shameful policy on refugees

SLOVAKIA, a small country of 5 million has been almost untouched by the recent refugee situation in the Mediterranean and the Balkans. 

Blog: Did we manage to change Slovakia for the better in just 24 hours?

24 hours; 621 good folk; €10,528.49 for non-profit organisations – the most successful 24-hour charity run ever.

PM Robert Fico

Double dealing

Beware Slovakia, the Americans are coming.


The construction of the refugee camp in Berg is underway.

Interior Minister surprised by news of refugee camp close to Austrian border

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.

Korean Ambassador Sang hoon Park

Slovakia should innovate within existing sectors

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…

Japanese Ambassador Akio Egawa

Use “women’s power” to tackle talent shortage

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…


Exhibition on Titanic comes to bratislava

Slovak man's story part of Titanic exhibition in Bratislava

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…

Slovak grandfather receives birthday wishes from all over the world

A PICTURE of a Slovak man who is turning 100-years-old has received more than 3,500 wishes in several languages after his grandson Peter Holík published his photo on social networks.  


Frisbee, more than just a flying disc

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. 

Golden Tibor Linka, Juraj Tarr, Erik Vlček and Denis Myšák (from left)

Slovaks win gold and places at next Olympics

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 &…

Football stadium in Trnava

New football stadium opens in Trnava

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.