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Is Slovakia's hyperloop dream over?

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is working on projects in the Czech Republic and China.


General prosecutor will release 44 people from confidentiality in kidnapping case

The German side will check medialised information.


German investors keep coming to Slovakia, bringing more automation

Corruption remains to be a problem, companies say.


A unique space for young people about to be created in Bratislava

The Old Dining Room opens its doors in the spring of 2019, but a large community action is already being prepared to take place this September.

Culture & lifestyle

Piešťany's Colonnade Bridge - the perfect wedding venue for mayfliesVideo

The 'wedding swarm' of mating mayflies attracted to the bridge could become a tourist attraction.


America is rolling into a town near you

We want to know what people throughout the country are optimistic about, what concerns them, and how they view the relationship between Slovakia and the United States, US ambassador to Slovakia writes.


Comenius University now offers law studies in English

The Law Faculty of the university is offering a new study course – focusing on EU and international law.


Blog: Need for increased collaboration on human capital challenges

In our fast-changing world, organizations need to reconsider their role in the society to stay relevant.

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István Tiborcz

Hungarian oligarchs expand to Slovakia

Hungarian firms investigated by EU’s anti-fraud office try to do business in Slovakia.

Timeline: From the Prague Spring to occupation and normalisation

An overview of the events that unfolded between late 1967 and 1969.

Alexander Dubček has just jumped of the diving board in Santovka, July 1968.

Measles epidemic emergency status downgraded in Michalovce district

Monitoring of the situation and other measures remain in place

Illustratory stock photo
Nicci Cook

Jaguar will need people from abroad for its plant in Slovakia

HR director Nicci Cook says that she sees women and the long-term unemployed as an untapped resource of the work force for the JLR plant in Nitra.

Slovakia is revamping support of renewable energy sources

New legislation keeps a controversial tariff paid by electricity producers

Also Slovakia is harnessing solar energy.
Donald Trump

If we do not resist evil, we go along with it

Gas chambers were preceded by eight or so years of seemingly reasonable people trying to rationalise irrational racism.

Fico is only stealing. Ideas from Orbán

The former prime minister is just stealing ideas from Orban, joining the ranks of those who destroy democracy.

Hungarian PM Orbán with Slovak counterpart, Fico.

United Europe is our best chance for a life of freedom and security

Our success goes hand-in-hand with the advancement of European integration. That is what connects us, Germans and Slovaks, the most, writes German ambassador to Slovakia.

Illustrative stock photo
US Ambassador to Slovakia, Adam Sterling

The US Embassy will hit the road

In which towns will the embassy caravan stop?

Abduction: Vietnamese representatives in Slovakia remain silent

The exact whereabouts of Quang Le Hong, former advisor of ex-prime minister Robert Fico, remain unknown.

The last stated seat of Viba.Air in Bratislava

SNS has started another dispute in coalition

The junior coalition party, SNS, showed resentment over the committee's decision to condemn legitimisation of the Crimean annexation through visits by Slovak officials.

MP Peter Marček (L) and parliamentary committee chair Katarína Cséfalvayová at the committee meeting, August 8.
Zuzana Palovic

Slovak migrant shares the stories of other migrants to understand her own

Stories of migrants who returned home are all connected through shared experience and their desire to share the knowledge they have gained abroad with the country that gave them life.

Top 3 things to see in Špania Dolina Photo

Špania Dolina is among the most visited places in the region.

Blog: Bistro owner rediscovered his love for Slovakia abroad

Slovak Peter Janicina spent seven years in Scotland. Now, the owner of U Kubistu is using his international experience to promote local change.

Peter Janicina
Peter Sagan marries Katarína, November 2015.

Peter Sagan announces split with his wife Katarína

The Slovak cycling star who has a young son said “It will be much better this way”.

Slovak shooter wins women’s skeet at European Championships

Danka Barteková won the skeet competition, while two other Slovak shooters triumphed in the double trap mixed teams’ competition in Leobersdorf.

Sport shooter Danka barteková trains, illustrative stock photo.

Mikita: A migrant child who became an ice-hockey star Photo

The legendary ice-hockey player passed away on August 7 at the age of 78.

Legendary Blackhawk, ice-hockey player with Slovak roots Stan Mikita