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RPSP – A good intention ruined by execution

Almost ten months have lapsed since the Act concerning the Register of Public Sector Partners came into force.

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Parties only protect their market share

Rent seeking behavior and a code of loyalty are not the ways to operate a successful democratic political party.

Culture & lifestyle

Fifth ice cathedral open to visitorsPhoto

The ice cathedral in the High Tatras will be open during the whole winter season.

Culture & lifestyle

Slovak wines in museum of world winesPhoto

Slovak winemakers gifted 336 bottles to the museum.

Culture & lifestyle

Christmas tram gets a brand new look this yearPhoto

Tram decorated as gingerbread house

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Sport

Sagan shows impressive core exercisesVideo

The three-time world champion will start the new season in a month's time in Australia.

News

Infertility in men is increasing with those in their 40s better off then those in their 20s

Treatment of infertility can cost tens, or even several thousand euros. Only part of the cost is covered by health insurance companies.

Opinion

Czechoslovakia could have been Switzerland

In Hodonín and Holíč, Czechoslovakia still exists.

Culture & lifestyle

Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between December 15 and December 24, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

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The army showcases the vehicles it plans to buy Video

They were similar to the Finnish originals, observer pointed out.

Foreigners again used Slovak guns to kill

Although the international operation began in March, no investigator contacted a Slovak dealer.

AFG was selling large numbers of expansion weapons, which were in fact old deactivated military weapons.

Police start criminal prosecution in Mečiar’s amnesties case

The General Prosecutor’s office does not consider the case time-limited.

Vladimír Mečiar

Bratislava

Business service centres in Slovakia are growing

Easier immigration procedures and cooperation with schools are important issues.

Slovak cybersecurity firm participated in global operation to disrupt malware system

Eset monitored malware and its impact on users over several years

Poprad airport offers flights to Kiev this winter

A charter flight connecting the Tatra mountains with Kiev is slated for the January-March period, while a connection to Riga will be added as well.

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Dairy-free chocolate mousse.

Blog: Slovak cuisine is boring and unimaginative

There, I said it. Now, before you start sending me vitriolic emails, please finish reading this post.

Blog: Environmental sustainability is the future for sustainability in business

A great example of how you can make a difference by sharing your passion with others: Ivana Maleš, co-founder of the Institute for Circular Economy, describes her journey from a blogger and promoter of the zero…

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Blog: Migration and equation of loss and gain

Central Europeans oppose change while Americans find opportunity in it.


EU takes Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic to court for refusing refugee quotas but not Slovakia

Slovak minister points out that the latest proposals by the Estonian presidency resemble Slovakia’s proposals from the Bratislava summit.

Customs officials discovered thousands of imitations among goods from China Photo

Nearly 45,000 fake products found by customs officials in Dunajská Streda that violated the intellectual property rights were meant for the Czech market.

Imitations of trademark toys from China, seized in Dunajská Streda.

The fight against discrimination of minorities fails

A recent survey confirms the intolerance towards various groups across the EU.

Roma settlement in Markušovce

Christmas tree in Hviezdosalvovo Square, Bratislava

The Guardian: Bratislava Christmas markets are better than the German ones Photo

In its travel section, The Guardian recently compared several Christmas shopping opportunities and seasonal markets around Europe.

Artworks made of snow grow in front of Rainer's challet Photo

The challet's manager, Peter Petras, plans to have them built by Christmas.

Peter Petras and his St Nicholas

Slovakia produces the best music album in eastern Europe Video

Bands such as Muzička, Banda and Pacora Trio, also solo singer Katarína Máliková scores well on the European world music scene.

Katarína Máliková

Slovak floorball players lose to Finland

They are now in a contest for the 5th-8th places.

Slovak floorball players continue to ride their wave of success Photo

They defeated the Germans and advanced to the quarterfinals.