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  1. Refugees die in a truck near Slovak border in Austria
  2. Slovakia and its shameful policy on refugees
  3. Slovak man's story part of Titanic exhibition in Bratislava
  4. Company selling land for Jaguar plant oppose fraud claims
  5. Discover natural wonders by foot
  6. Interior Minister surprised by news of refugee camp close to Austrian border
  7. Police find lost Andy Warhol picture
  8. Pollution from communist era remains a problem
  9. Slovak grandfather receives birthday wishes from all over the world
  10. A Slovak placed online ad offers money for shooting migrants
  1. Slovakia and its shameful policy on refugees
  2. Interior Minister surprised by news of refugee camp close to Austrian border
  3. Refugees die in a truck near Slovak border in Austria
  4. Crooks may land €2 million in land deals for Jaguar Land Rover
  5. Slovak man's story part of Titanic exhibition in Bratislava
  6. Discover natural wonders by foot
  7. Bratislava Flagship Restaurant
  8. A Slovak placed online ad offers money for shooting migrants
  9. Company selling land for Jaguar plant oppose fraud claims
  10. People will protest against refugees again
  1. Slovakia and its shameful policy on refugees
  2. Slovakia set to get Land Rover plant
  3. Interior Minister surprised by news of refugee camp close to Austrian border
  4. A Slovak placed online ad offers money for shooting migrants
  5. Refugees die in a truck near Slovak border in Austria
  6. Abolishing milk quotas causes problems
  7. Foreign media are reporting on Slovakia’s stance towards Muslim immigrants
  8. Use “women’s power” to tackle talent shortage
  9. Climate change also threatens Slovakia
  10. Discover natural wonders by foot
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

Countrywide events

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.

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…

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Samsung - a company with a vision

What have been the milestones of Samsung Electronics in Slovakia?

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.

Business

Slovak milk producers to protest in Brussels

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.

Business

Crooks may land €2 million in land deals for Jaguar

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.

Politics & society

Police use illegal detention rooms, ombudswoman says

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…

International

Minister surprised by refugee camp close to Slovak 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.

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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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Climate change also threatens Slovakia

EXTREMELY hot weather from which Slovakia suffered this year is beyond the expectations of climatologists.

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…

New warning labels on cigarette packages.

New cigarette warnings coming to Slovakia

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 set to get Land Rover plant

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…

Prime Minister Robert Fico

Government still interested in increasing stake in Slovenské Elektrárne

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 state’s privatisation agency will cease to exist as of next year

THE NATIONAL Property Fund (FNM), Slovakia’s privatisation agency, will be scrapped as of next year.


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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.


A Slovak placed online ad offers money for shooting migrants

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.

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…


A view from Sitno peak, Štiavnické vrchy

Discover natural wonders by foot

IMAGINE a wild meadow. Do you see all the colours and the countless flowers, each of them unique?

Craftsmen show their skills, for the 25th time

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…

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…


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.

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 &…