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Radka Minarechová

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Radka Minarechová began working for The Slovak Spectator in July 2011, after graduating from the journalism department of Comenius University in Bratislava. She covers political news, as well as occasional economic stories, and writes for our special publications.She is also responsible for the information tables that appear in the special publications. Before she joined The Slovak Spectator team, Ms. Minarechová contributed to the Career & Employment Guide and Spectacular Slovakia.

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New tax raises mixed emotions

The measure will impact rather Slovak firms.21. Oct 2016, at 6:30

Companies will soon have to pay a new tax.

Piano loses its sound in Slovakia

The national paywall system ends, returning the power to publishers.19. Oct 2016, at 17:04

Piano hasnowexpanded to Slovenia and Poland.

Firms unaware of criminal liability

Not many companies invest into measures to protect themselves from being prosecuted.13. Oct 2016, at 15:30

Entire companies can now be prosecuted for bribery.

Australian envoy: Slovaks are outdoor people

Slovaks are interested in travelling and especially studying in Australia, the ambassador says.11. Oct 2016, at 10:21

Ambassador David Stuart

“Stumbling stones” help remember

Slovakia is also part of the international projects to commemorate Nazi victims.7. Oct 2016, at 12:30

The stones are hard to spot in pavement.
UPDATED: 29. Sep 2016, at 16:30

Explanations for web host fines vague

Though hard to influence content on individual sites, hosts still face potentially high sanctions.29. Sep 2016, at 12:26

Illustrative stock photo

Roaming fees to end

Mobile service providers may fill the gap by charging for other services.26. Sep 2016, at 6:30

Users will soon get to surf the internet abroad without paying extra roaming fees.

Companies ignore e-letterboxes

Though they will soon be obliged to communicate with state authorities electronically, many firms still do not know how the system works.22. Sep 2016, at 15:56

Illustrative stock photo

Presidency not all about Brexit so far

The departure of the UK from the club is important, but not the only topic the EU is dealing with as Slovakia holds the rotating presidency.15. Sep 2016, at 6:10

"Remain" supporters demonstrate in Parliament Square, London, on July 2, 2016.

Bratislava summit to be a self-defining moment for the EUPhoto

The informal meeting of EU leaders in Bratislava is not expected to bring any concrete solutions, but it could at least launch the Brexit-related processes and give a hint of what the EU should be about in the…14. Sep 2016, at 20:01

More subcontractors expected to arrive

Suppliers usually offer their services worldwide.13. Sep 2016, at 6:30

Coalition now just three parties

Collapsing Sieť struggles with financial problems, political future.1. Sep 2016, at 18:23

Leaders of the three remaining coalition parties: Fico, Danko, Bugár (l-r).
UPDATED: 1. Sep 2016, at 17:28

Propaganda tactics remains the same

Nobody has ever suppressed propaganda only by passive observation, says teacher and activist Juraj Smatana.30. Aug 2016, at 16:17

A view of the inner workings (Spectacular Slovakia - travel guide)Plus

The cooling towers of a nuclear power plant instead of castle bastions, or highly mechanised production lines instead of ski slopes: Slovakia offers some special options for technology geeks or those who are simply…29. Aug 2016, at 16:00

Visitors get a chance to observe how a car is made.

Strong foundations link Korea and Slovakia

Ambassador of the Republic of Korea talks about the responses of Korean businesses to the potential lack of employees for automotive sector, the opening of KOTRA branch in Slovakia, and the tourism potential.29. Aug 2016, at 5:30

Korean Ambassador Taero Lee

Koreans focus more on country

The Korean way of life differs from the Slovak one, but they also have some things in common.29. Aug 2016, at 5:30


Shakespeare still resonates here

Also Slovakia commemorated the 400 anniversary of the playwright's death.26. Aug 2016, at 6:30

A bust of William Shakespeare which sits above the famous British playwright's grave at Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon, England.

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