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Sieť party leader Radoslav Procházka

Company selling land for Jaguar plant oppose fraud claims

A COMPANY called Poľnohospodárska pôda (Agricultural Land) which has been buying up plots on which Jaguar Land Rover is planning to build a factory in Nitra, intends to file a criminal complaint for slander against…

Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Aug 2015, at 21:55

State ready to buy claims from Váhostav creditors

THE STATE stands ready to start buying claims from construction giant Váhostav SK’s creditors as of next week, Finance Minister Peter Kažimír said after the cabinet session held on August 26.

27. Aug 2015, at 13:40

Almost 40 Slovak companies rank in TOP 500

AS MANY as 39 companies from Slovakia have made it into the CEE TOP 500 companies of central and eastern European regions, composed by Coface.

Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Aug 2015, at 13:35
Some farms in Slovakia are in danger.

Slovak milk producers to protest in Brussels

THE CURRENT crisis in milk production not only causes losses for farmers, but it may also result in some of them closing down their businesses, according to the Slovak Agricultural and Food Chamber (SPPK).

Radka Minarechová, 27. Aug 2015, at 13:34
Prime Minister Robert Fico

Government still interested in increasing stake in Slovenské Elektrárne

THE SLOVAK government is still interested in increasing its 34-percent stake in electricity utility company Slovenské Elektrárne (SE), even though Italian concern Enel - which holds 66 percent in SE - announced…

Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Aug 2015, at 23:25
The site of new Jaguar Land Rover plant near Nitra

Crooks may land €2 million in land deals for Jaguar Land Rover

Speculators who have been buying up land from people with an eye to subsequent sales to make way for a new Jaguar Land Rover plant near Nitra may well make a net profit of up to €2 million, according to the head of…

Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Aug 2015, at 23:22
Updated: 26. Aug 2015, at 16:50

The state’s privatisation agency will cease to exist as of next year

THE NATIONAL Property Fund (FNM), Slovakia’s privatisation agency, will be scrapped as of next year.

Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Aug 2015, at 16:50

Sale of Slovak foods satisfactory says Ministry

SLOVAKIA is not self-sufficient in production of foods but as local agricultural and food production capacities are not fully used the share of Slovak foods on shelves of local stores and in baskets of Slovak…

Jana Liptáková, 26. Aug 2015, at 16:31
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Right in the centre of Bratislava, on the SNP Square where the 1989 Velvet revolution took place, next to the church is located the former monastery of the Merciful Brothers.

26. Aug 2015, at 15:32
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Samsung - a company with a vision

The Slovak arm of Samsung Electronics Czech and Slovak has been marking its 10th anniversary of operation. What have been the milestones of Samsung Electronics in Slovakia? 

26. Aug 2015, at 14:21

Pendolino should return to the rails in September

THE CZECH high-speed train Pendolino will return to the Košice-Prague route on September 1.

Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Aug 2015, at 13:33

Business environment index drops

THE QUALITY of Slovakia’s business environment has dropped on a quaterly basis again, according to the business owners surveyed by the Business Alliance of Slovakia (PAS).

Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Aug 2015, at 6:39

Transport Authority sets rules for drones

SLOVAKS willing to use unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones, will have to fulfil several conditions.

Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Aug 2015, at 6:33
Štúrovo

Rebuffed in the east, Funderia Condals will try its luck in Štúrovo

A NEW foundry the Spanish company Funderia Condals plans to build in Slovakia may end up in southern Slovakia after its plans in eastern Slovakia failed.

Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Aug 2015, at 15:25

Obi may soon replace Baumax

THE GERMAN DIY retailer Obi may soon take over the network of hobby markets Baumax, the Austrian website DiePresse.com reported.

Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Aug 2015, at 13:25

Slovakia enjoys more tourists

AFTER a sad year for Slovakia’s tourism industry when the number of travellers shrank during 2014, the first half of 2015 has brought better news. 

Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Aug 2015, at 8:04
Labour Minister Ján Richter

No agreement over minimum wage for 2016

SOCIAL partners have again failed to agree upon next year’s minimum wage level, with the Republican Union of Employers (RÚZ) and Association of Employers’ Unions (AZZZ) advising against any hikes, while the Trade…

Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Aug 2015, at 6:15

Nafta plans gas extraction

SLOVAKIA depends almost 100 percent on imports of natural gas, but this does not mean that the country has no deposits of this raw material. 

Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Aug 2015, at 6:00
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Updated: 24. Aug 2015, at 22:08

Enel reportedly started talks with EPH

ITALIAN company Enel has begun exclusive talks with Energetický a Průmyslový Holding (EPH) to sell a stake in Slovenské Elektrárne (SE), Slovakia’s main electricity producer, to the Czech energy company, the Reuters…

Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Aug 2015, at 13:28
Skalický trdelník

Skalica typical pastry “trdelník” is a hit in South Korea

TWO young men, a Slovak and a Czech, who got scholarships for study in South Korea, launched a non-typical business there – the special cake characteristic of the western-Slovak region of Skalica, called trdelník.

Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Aug 2015, at 9:36

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