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New gas storage facility in pipeline near Nitra

Slovakia seeks more gas connections with neighbours.2. Dec 2016, at 6:30

Underground gas storage facility in Gajary.

Whistleblower law underused so far

A total of 20 whistleblowers applied for protection and five protection performances expired between early 2015 and late September 2016.24. Nov 2016, at 8:05

Illustrative stock photo

Criticised transport terminal grows near Nitra

While no one is using a one-year-old terminal near Žilina, the state begins building another one for the new automotive plant near Nitra.21. Nov 2016, at 6:30

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Economy opens up for non-EU workers

The labour market requires new blood and workers from outside of the EU could be the way to revive it, experts say4. Nov 2016, at 6:30

Romanian workers in Slovakia.

Eustream rules among biggest taxpayers, again

The more robust economy and legislative changes had a positive impact on the year-on-year increase of tax revenues in 2015.24. Oct 2016, at 6:30

The gas pipeline operator Eustream is the biggest taxpayer in Slovakia.

German firms collaborate with schools

The number of employers, schools and students joining the dual education system has doubled in its second year, as some German companies introduced their own projects.10. Oct 2016, at 5:30

Students learn new things also at the premises of Volkswagen in Bratislava.

Big gaps exist in IT education, say experts

Weak networks and emphasis on consumerism hinder children from obtaining proper knowledge.23. Sep 2016, at 6:30

Slovak children does not search for proper information on the internet.

Ministry to reduce highway fines

New amendment cuts fines for driving on toll roads without e-sticker to €150 and introduces restriction that fines can only come once per month.21. Sep 2016, at 18:28

Highways in Slovakia. Illustrative stock photo.

Slovakia too lives on ecological debt

Automotive and supporting industries classify Slovakia among the most energy intensive countries in the EU, experts say.9. Sep 2016, at 12:00

Slovak industry, illustrative stock photo.

Licensing of prescription drugs flawed

Drug reform in 2011 was meant to boost transparency, but not all pharmaceutical companies have followed through.1. Sep 2016, at 10:50

Several medicine products reimbursed by public insurance in Slovakia have not passed obliatory evaluation of cost utility.

British English teachers stay popular in Slovakia

Though demand for native speakers from the UK remains high, the supply lags behind as natives prefer to teach at home, in Slovakia's neighbouring countries, or in exotic countries.30. Aug 2016, at 6:30

Illustration stock photo.

KOTRA expands business partnerships

The Slovak business sphere provides sufficient infrastructure, location and business friendliness, but lacks customers and employees.30. Aug 2016, at 6:30

Kia Motors Slovakia is the biggest Korean company in Slovakia.

Slovak-Dutch cooperation in water management continues

Experts discuss flood risks, supply, treatment of wastewater and information systems.18. Aug 2016, at 11:36

Water dam in Gabčíkovo.

Rule of law remains problematic

Belgian and Dutch firms talk about advantages of doing business in Slovakia, the problems they see in Slovak business environment, and factors that affect Belgian and Dutch companies to launch a business in Slovakia…16. Aug 2016, at 6:30

Law enforcement is one of the main problems in the Slovak business environment.

Pokémon rules Slovak game scene

Groups of fans meet and hunt together for well-known cartoon creatures in cities around Slovakia.12. Aug 2016, at 10:59

People all over the world meet together at joint hunts of Pokémon creatures.

Proposed tax on voluntary insurance criticised

As Finance Ministry looks to boost revenues, industry calls planned levy unfair, non-sensical.11. Aug 2016, at 11:37

Insurance companies might embed new non-life insurance levies to the price of their products. Illustrative stock photo.

Austrian firms praise Slovak productivity

But state still needs more transparency.1. Aug 2016, at 5:30

The state will be weighing trucks.

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