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Jubilee edition of CE∙ZA∙AR awards announces winnersPhoto

A kindergarten also for use by adults, a gothic church without the sediment of inelegance and a sheltered footbridge are among the winners of the CE∙ZA∙AR architecture prizes.21. Oct 2016, at 13:02

One of the winners of CE∙ZA∙AR 2016, the family house under Calvary in Veľké Úľany.

Overpriced projects in four collecting yards investigated

OLAF looks at five projects in four villages Jaklovce, Krásnohorské Podhradie, Drienovec and Veľký Folkmar, that drew millions of euros for collecting yards.20. Oct 2016, at 23:27

Collecting yard. Illustrative stock photo

Slovakia prepares alternative reform of asylum system EU-2

Permanent mandatory quotas are politically dead, Slovak PM says.20. Oct 2016, at 23:07

L-R Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico and President of the European Council Donald Tusk at the Summit in Brussels.

New trade union organisation at Volkswagen grows

VW management does not want to get involved in the matter.20. Oct 2016, at 22:54

Zoroslav Smolinský

German car parts producer Schaeffler eyes Slovakia

The company already operates two factories in Slovakia with 10,000 employees.20. Oct 2016, at 22:44

Extremist leader changed flat for house after elections

The party of Marian Kotleba bought a family house; in the past it promised to refuse state support.20. Oct 2016, at 22:38

Bratislava’s SNP Bridge forecasts weather by colours

Yellow is for sunny weather, blue for rain, green for cloudy weather and red for strong wind and very unfavourable weather20. Oct 2016, at 16:03

The SNP Brgidge forecasts weather by colours.

Companies want to increase salaries by 3.2 percent

Slovak companies plan to increase basic salaries by 3.2 percent next year, according to the PayWell 2016 study.20. Oct 2016, at 15:46

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Cross-border stays in Slovakia and Ukraine extended

Cabinet approved extending the length of local border stays for Slovak and Ukrainian citizens.20. Oct 2016, at 15:42

Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák.

Ombudswoman: Police facilities for detaining people are illegal

The police have created special rooms for detaining people that are not proper police cells, meaning that no legal rules apply to them, Ombudswoman Jana Dubovcová says.20. Oct 2016, at 15:41

Jana Dubovcová talks on illegal police detention rooms, October 19.

Poll: The rate of trust in Slovak justice increased 11 percent

While trusts rates have increased, optimism is too early as 60 percent of Slovaks still distrust the judiciary system.20. Oct 2016, at 15:31

Zuzana Čaputová

The most Slovaks have a job in the last two decades

Nearly 2.5 million Slovaks have a job, either in Slovakia or abroad, which has been the highest number in the past 20 years, according to VÚB bank analyst Andrej Arady.20. Oct 2016, at 15:23

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World Champion Majorettes from Žilina

Majorettes - dancers dancing with a baton - of the group Diana from Žilina won the title of World Champion in the Croatian town of Poreč.20. Oct 2016, at 10:41

Diana majorettes won the title of World Champion

FAM Lajčák: Slovakia respects one-China policy

Minister Miroslav Lajčák stressed that Slovakia recognises and respects the one-China policy i.e. the position that Tibet is a legitimate part of China.20. Oct 2016, at 8:44

L-R: Chinese Ambassador to Slovakia Lin Lin and Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajčák met October 19.

Dissatisfied teachers end graded strike as of October 19

Slovak teachers ended the “graded strike” they launched in September, representatives of the Slovak Teachers Initiative (ISU) said.20. Oct 2016, at 8:40

L-R: Head of ISU Branislav Kočan and vice-president of the Slovak Chamber of Teachers Vladimír Crmoman during the march on October 19, 2016.

Parliament limits export of medicines

Distribution companies will no longer be allowed to export medicines covered by the health-care insurers, the Slovak parliament decided.19. Oct 2016, at 23:16

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Minister Kažimír visits four EFTA countries

Finance Minister Peter Kažimír set off on October 19 for a three-day tour of the four countries that form the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) – Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland.19. Oct 2016, at 23:12

Finance Minister Peter Kažimír

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