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Value for Money project implemented

Analysts are examining expenditures in transport, health care and informatisation. Jana Liptáková , 28. Jul 2016, at 12:04

Ministers Roman Brecely, Peter Pellegrini, Peter Kažimír, Tomáš Drucker, from left

EnviroMinistry to ban free plastic bags

In an effort to reduce the consumption of plastic bags, the Environment Ministry proposed an amendment to the Waste Act banning shops from giving them to their customers for free. Compiled by Spectator staff , 28. Jul 2016, at 7:08

Plastic bags are popular, illustrative stock photo

Jaguar Land Rover: Still coming to Slovakia, despite Brexit

British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover will still come to Slovakia despite Brexit, Alexander Wortberg, the company’s executive director for the investment in Nitra, said on July 26. Compiled by Spectator staff , 27. Jul 2016, at 13:08

The site near Nitra where the new strategic park will stand.

Tax criminalists raided construction company Dúha

Dúha is building, together with Italian company Salini Impregilo, the Višňové tunnel for €410 million. Compiled by Spectator staff , 27. Jul 2016, at 7:08

Miroslav Remeta, director of the Dúha construction company

The European Commission clears acquisition of SE by EPH

EC concludes that the proposed transaction would raise no competition concerns. Compiled by Spectator staff , 27. Jul 2016, at 6:47

The nuclear power station in Mochovce

Pensions to grow by €8 next year

The Labour Ministry changes the valorisation scheme. Compiled by Spectator staff , 26. Jul 2016, at 13:25

Flydubai to launch Bratislava-Bangkok link with transfer in Dubai

New destination added. 26. Jul 2016, at 13:15

Trnava carmaker closes for summer holiday, too

After Volkswagen also the French carmaker interrupts its production. Compiled by Spectator staff , 26. Jul 2016, at 7:23

The new Citroën C3 model to be produced in Trnava.

Vážny becomes head of Sociálna Poisťovňa

He replaces Dušan Muňko in the post. Compiled by Spectator staff , 26. Jul 2016, at 7:22

Cabinet vice-chair for Investments Ľubomír Vážny

USSK stands on land of Sokoľany, not Košice

The Supreme Court has made a decision in an almost 20-year dispute. Compiled by Spectator staff , 26. Jul 2016, at 7:09

US Steel Košice

Number of foreigners working in Slovakia exceeded 30,000

There were 30,200 foreigners working in Slovakia at the end of the first half of this year, the data of the Central Labour, Family and Social Affairs Office shows. Compiled by Spectator staff , 25. Jul 2016, at 13:33

Foreigners have to register with the Allien Police in Slovakia, illustrative stock photo.

Health-care system already lacks around 12,000 nurses

Slovakia’s health-care system now lacks around 12,000 nurses and midwives, with the state having problems finding staff not only for particular outpatient departments but for some medical facilities in general. The… Compiled by Spectator staff , 25. Jul 2016, at 13:25

SKSaPA Office director Milan Laurinc

PMÚ: State railways did not abuse its position

RegioJet company in its complaint argued that ZSSK in response to new competitors entering the market decreased fare on IC trains to €9.90. Compiled by Spectator staff , 22. Jul 2016, at 8:54

Most ZSSK employees do not get big parachutes.

Shops still sell mostly foreign food

The state should support the local food production with various subsidies or other methods that would broaden the offer. Radka Minarechová , 22. Jul 2016, at 6:30

Price trumps country of origin for food shoppers.

FinMin seeks to legalise artificial revenues

For the last two years the government worked with funds beyond the budget, although they were not officially forecast. Peter Adamovsky , 22. Jul 2016, at 6:20

Finance Minister Peter Kažimír

Government changes tax policy

Entrepreneurs perceive proposed changes, except reduction of the corporate income tax, negatively. Jana Liptáková , 21. Jul 2016, at 13:21

Cyberbullying and identity theft among top cyber risks

Payments and purchases via the internet, cyberbullying and identity theft are among the primary cyber risks. Compiled by Spectator staff , 20. Jul 2016, at 23:06

Slovak anti-virus software company Eset

NAKA seizes accounts documents at Mochovce and elsewhere

In addition to a raid that was underway at the nuclear power plant in Mochovce on July 20, the National Criminal Agency (NAKA) was also carrying out similar actions across Slovakia. Compiled by Spectator staff , 20. Jul 2016, at 22:50

Mochovce nuclear power plant

University publishes survey on energy sufficiency

Also EU members with a good energy situation move their competences to the EU if their representatives doubt their ability to maintain energy security. Compiled by Spectator staff , 20. Jul 2016, at 12:56

About 50 percent of electricity prices consist of transmission costs and fees.

Jobless rate remains below 10 percent

The arrival of school graduates on the labour market has not affected unemployment much. Compiled by Spectator staff , 20. Jul 2016, at 12:53

There are several ways to help long-term jobless

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