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Korčok: Slovakia will submit alternative solution to migration crisis

Slovak authorities want to replace mandatory quotas flexible solidarity even during the country’s EU presidency.24. Oct 2016, at 23:08

Ivan Korčok, Ministry State Secretary and Government Proxy for the Slovak Council of the EU Presidency, during the a press conference on the topic of Tatra GLOBSEC 2016 Summit which will be held on October 28-30 in Bratislava.

Construction of Bratislava ring road officially launched

First cars expected to drive the ring road in 202024. Oct 2016, at 23:00

Ceremonial tapping of the stone.

Eurostat: Slovakia’s public deficit in 2015 better than originally expected

The deficit is still above the 2015 target24. Oct 2016, at 22:53

Finance Minister Peter Kažimír

Five Slovak companies on CE Technology Fast 50 List

The revenue growth rate wins Jump soft company fourth place.24. Oct 2016, at 22:49

Slovaks abroad expected to send home €2 billion this year

Slovak citizens who live abroad prefer jobs in construction, health and services including nurses in Austria and construction workers in the Czech Republic.24. Oct 2016, at 22:41

Construction sector is among the sectors in the EU countries with the highest proportion of employed Slovaks abroad. Illustrative stock photo

Cibulková fought well but lost to player ranked first in the world

Slovak tennis player Dominika Cibulková played her first match at the WTA Tour world championship in Singapore with Angelique Kerber, global No 1.24. Oct 2016, at 14:07

WTA Tour Singapore, Dominika Cobulková in match against Germany's Kerber.

Fico: Mečiar amnesties not to be scrapped but officially condemned

It is legally impossible to accept the scrapping of the controversial amnesties issued by ex-prime minister Vladimír Mečiar but Smer is ready to back their moral condemnation through a parliamentary declaration,…24. Oct 2016, at 14:04

PM Robert Fico

Vážny bought luxury car with state money

Head of state insurer and former minister bought a luxury car for his office using state funds and through a shady procurement with a single bidder.24. Oct 2016, at 14:00

Ľubomír Vážny

Fico: Russian sanctions are pointless, but EU unity more important

The European Union’s sanctions against Russia are pointless and do not work, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico said after the EU summit in Brussels on October 21.24. Oct 2016, at 13:58

Slovak PM Robert Fico (L) at the summit od EU leaders in Brussels, October 20.

Smer party congress presented programme, new shift in power

While PM called the programme "politics with a human face", another Smer MP called for resignations over scandals.24. Oct 2016, at 13:53

Smer programme congress, October 22. PM and party chairman Robert Fico is in the centre.

Tax Cobra successful

Thanks to VAT ledger statements the number of tax inspections has dropped.24. Oct 2016, at 5:30

František Imrecze, director of the Financial Administration

Tax licences to be scrapped

The measure should improve business environment in Slovakia, MPs claim.24. Oct 2016, at 5:30

Most-Híd MP Gábor Gál

Divers cleaned High Tatra’s mountain lakesPhoto

Divers pulled 191 kilos of garbage out of the High Tatra’s mountain lakes.23. Oct 2016, at 11:05

A diver entered the 8 degree Celsius water.

Park in Žarnovica as studio for artists

The town Žarnovica has decided to renew another park, this one near the community hall, as a studio for elementary art school students.22. Oct 2016, at 11:00

The renovation should be over at the end of the October.

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.

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