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SaS criticises the rental of Nováky power plant’s turbine

The opposition party wants to summon a special session of the parliamentary committee. Compiled by Spectator staff ,6. Dec 2016, at 13:47

Power plant Elektárne Nováky (ENO)

Union wants agreement with hospitals

Despite the hospitals’ decision to terminate contracts, the insurer does not think patients will be impacted much. Compiled by Spectator staff ,6. Dec 2016, at 13:43

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Ruling on heating a partial success

The verdict still allows heat producers to decide whether people are able to leave the distribution network. Radka Minarechová ,6. Dec 2016, at 6:30

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ÚRSO changes energy market rules

The regulator proposes optimising some deadlines and steps when changing the supplier of electricity or gas. Compiled by Spectator staff ,6. Dec 2016, at 5:30

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Sale of flats in Zaha Hadid’s project startedPhoto

Sky Park will provide 780 apartments, offices and a public park.6. Dec 2016, at 0:03

Visualisation of the Sky Park project by Zaha Hadid in Bratislava.

Šefčovič: Each EU state to prepare national integrated energy plan

More than 75 percent of old buildings in Europe are energy-inefficient. Compiled by Spectator staff ,5. Dec 2016, at 23:47

Maroš Šefčovič

Rumours about the sale of steelmaker USSK re-emerge

Slovak millionaires rumoured to have submitted a bid for the biggest employer in eastern Slovakia. Compiled by Spectator staff ,5. Dec 2016, at 23:45

State hospitals overseen by special supervisory bodies

In reaction to an endless series of scandals surrounding public procurement in state-owned hospitals, Slovak Health Minister Tomáš Drucker announced a new measure aimed at solving the issue. Compiled by Spectator staff ,5. Dec 2016, at 13:55

Health Minister Tomáš Drucker

Japanese Minebea company invests in Košice

After several big investments in the west of Slovakia, the biggest investment of the past decade is coming to east of Slovakia: the Japanese company Minebea will create at least 1,100 jobs there. Compiled by Spectator staff ,5. Dec 2016, at 13:26

MInebea press conference: L- Minebea Europe general director, Minebea Slovakia CEO Jörg Hoffmann, Economy Minister Peter Žiga and Prime Minister Robert Fico.

Support of green electricity may change

The current scheme overly impacts final prices of electricity. Erik Rédli ,5. Dec 2016, at 6:30

Support for renewable energy in question.

Hungary blocks Mochovce

Without the high-voltage transmission lines, there will be no solvent purchaser of the electricity produced in the third and fourth blocks. Compiled by Spectator staff ,5. Dec 2016, at 5:30

The nuclear power station in Mochovce

Eustream asks EC for support

The call has also been supported by Poland, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. Compiled by Spectator staff ,5. Dec 2016, at 5:30

Gas infrastructure set is to expand.

New gas storage facility in pipeline near Nitra

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

Underground gas storage facility in Gajary.

Slovak travel agency offers trips to Chernobyl

More Slovaks travel to the place of the nuclear disaster to experience an adrenaline holiday with a dosimeter. Compiled by Spectator staff ,1. Dec 2016, at 23:16

The exploded nuclear reactor Chernobyl is getting a new shelter.

Technology leader Spinea continues expansion

Prešov should get 500 new jobs and tens of millions of euros in investment. Compiled by Spectator staff ,1. Dec 2016, at 23:04

Spinea Prešov

State hikes some taxes and levies

Affected firms consider turning to legal action. Jana Liptáková ,1. Dec 2016, at 16:34

Companies in the energy sector will be affected by the extended levy.

Parliament adopts 2017 budget

Analysts identified several external risks that may affect financial goals, and commented that expenditures in health care will once again be insufficient. Jana Liptáková ,1. Dec 2016, at 15:14

Deputy speakers of parliament Andrej Hrnčiar and Béla Bugár (both Most-Híd), PM Robert Fico (Smer), Speaker of Parliament Andrej Danko (SNS), Finance Minister Peter Kažimír (Smer) and Deputy Speaker of Parliament Martin Glváč (Smer), from left, after parliament adopted the state budget.
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As part of the Government´s efforts to increase the transparency of public funds spending, a Register of Public Sector Partners is expected to be established by law on 1 February 2017.1. Dec 2016, at 9:00

JUDr. Ján Azud,
Partner of Ružička Csekes s.r.o.

RegioJet connection between Bratislava and Prague approved

The capitals of the two neighbouring countries will get a better train connection, starting with the effectiveness of the new timetable, from December 11. Compiled by Spectator staff ,30. Nov 2016, at 23:47

One of RegioJet's trains in Bratislava.

Regulatory office: Electricity, gas and heat prices to fall in 2017

The Slovak regulatory office made an in-depth inspection and found that prices of energy for end users should be lower. Compiled by Spectator staff ,30. Nov 2016, at 23:42

Jozef Holjenčík, chair of the Regulatory Office for Network Industries

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