In spite of accomplishments, many challenges remain.
Not only higher salaries motivate doctors to move abroad. Many are pushed away by the mentality in the Slovak healthcare where being an active and progressive doctor is not always welcome.
The interior minister says there is no corruption in the highest places in Slovakia. How could citizens not feel offended by his words?
It would be a shame to start the New Year with an entirely negative outlook, so here are some positive predictions.
To see what worries Americans the most, look at how they interpret images from Europe, and vice versa.
The rage, the disappointment and the fear linger. How are we to cope with them in the new year?
With Christmas fast approaching, the inflation of charitable events has been taking over Slovakia. Yes, it’s that time of the year when I wish people noticed that children’s hospitals have more wards than the…
With Slovaks concerned about other, real things, Fico has set about inventing fake problems and enemies.
With much of Europe in a funk, Austrian voters’ choice of a civilized candidate for president on December 4 gives some grounds for hope, at the end of what has been a wretched year.
Petržalka, one of the largest prefabricated housing estate areas in Central Europe, became a legend.
We need to work to be exemplar and excellent, we must become an exemplary country, clearly anchored in values, with clear rules, a community faithful to justice and lawfulness, a paranoia-free society.
Were all these controversies worth it for Lajčák, a man who could have made a career in any top diplomatic body in Europe and beyond, and need never have sullied himself with party politics?
PM Fico’s “prostitutes” was intended to demoralize progressive part of country
Today, Slovaks have a lot more power than they had at any other point in history. Perhaps the time has come to look at corruption differently and stop seeing it as something we are passive victims of?
There are many similarities between the Czech presidential candidate Michal Horáček and Slovak President Andrej Kiska.
America elects Donald Trump, Slovakia’s top sportswoman endorses quack medicine, and the king of ‘New Age conspiracism’ is to visit Bratislava. Are we nearing the end times?
Nobody is asking for any profound mutual love between the prime minister and the media. In fact, there is no room in this relationship for any kind of passion; love would be just as dangerous as the hate that burst…
If Slovakia is to present itself on a global stage, it must learn to communicate its story to people who know nothing about our country.
Like in the pre-1989 times, people seem to have returned to their bubbles, seeking a safe place to share their real thoughts and leave the world outside.
The story of Bratislava is peculiar, but not because of our history connected to Austria-Hungarian empire and Habsburgs but because Bratislava can amaze visitors by its growth and changes it experienced during 20th…