A dynamic year in the industrial and logistics sector

Modesta Real Estate looks back on an exciting year in the industrial & logistics asset class.


Nine judges left the Constitutional Court. How will it work?

The court now has only four active judges and has published new work schedule.

Constitutional Court in Košice

Special Prosecutor Kováčik denies speculations over his loan

His bank reported a suspicious bank operation to the police, but they did not deal with the case. The incumbent police corps president may order the case to be re-opened.

Special Prosecutor Dušan Kováčik

Blog: Regional development as the key to unlock regional potential

A practical overview of the variety of measures, schemes and instruments supporting regional development and the recent changes to the legislative framework.


Dutch Embassy in Slovakia is the greenest of all

The embassy has gone zero-waste. Its employees use no plastic bags and use reusable lunch boxes.

A bag made of old clothes

Noerr advised on WebSupport deal

Noerr Slovakia is pleased to announce its new department “Digital Business”

Culture & lifestyle

Owls indicate spring is coming

Male owls lured by bird calls fly in to take a look at the intruder.

Long-eared owl

Taxify drivers misuse women's numbers to flirt with them

The company failed to explain why Taxify drivers in Slovakia, unlike other countries, can see their customers' phone numbers.


The moment that changed my perception of the media

One flew over the newsprint: Images from the history of the Sme daily

Alexej Fulmek (right) and Karol Ježík in the early days of Sme.
Culture & lifestyle

Blog: A small country like Slovakia can enable big change

Peter Irikovsky, the well-travelled CEO of Exponea, insists Slovakia is a flexible and optimistic nation.

Peter Irikovsky

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N. Fürst: The man who survived three concentration camps and a death march

Words cannot describe what the fear, hunger and cold felt like, nor the moment when a child is reunited with their parents, Naftali Fürst said of his experience in the camps of Sereď, Auschwitz and Buchenwald.

The top 5 facts you need to know about road closures in Bratislava

Closures of frequently used roads will complicate traffic in the Slovak capital.

Traffic in Bratislava will get complicated as of February 15.

Poll: Smer would have won parliamentary elections

Nine parties would enter parliament.

Established in 1991, Volkswagen Slovakia has developed into the biggest private employer in Slovakia.

Volkswagen will scrap 3,000 jobs by June

The number may be even higher if the carmaker fails to win a new model.

Economic growth was disappointing at the end of the year

Statistics Office estimates that Slovakia’s GDP grew by 3.6 percent in the final quarter of 2018.

Jaguar Land Rover plant in Nitra

New vouchers re-spark red tape controversy

The cost of recreational vouchers and other new duties may emerge as a problem in times of recession.

Businesses are complaining about more red tape.
Robert Fico in parliament.

Fico tears his dignity into pieces during live broadcast

The ex-prime minister is dragging his party into a political sink.

Media zombies are soft on the powerful

Politicians again shelter themselves with sinful press code amendment.

The “commoner’s” Central Europe is hollow

We have inherited the Habsburg’s conservative worldview along with their hot desserts.

Prince Eugene of Savoy overlooking Budapest.

Best places to travel to in Europe in 2019? Bratislava is on the list!

The capital of a neighbouring country was voted first.

Love experiment: Find your soulmate in Slovakia's Love Bank

The Love Bank in Banská Štiavnica wants to help 100,000 single people find their everlasting love.

The first Love Bank is situated in Banská Štiavnica, central Slovakia.

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

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

Director Teodor Kuhn behind the scenes of Ostrým Nožom.

“By a sharp knife” cuts through the heart of injustice in Slovakia

A film inspired by the 2005 murder of student Daniel Tupý will be premiered to the Slovak public on February 21.

Stravinsky: Listening is an effort, and just hearing is no merit

Winter edition of the prominent chamber music festival Konvergencie focuses on Russian composer Igor Stravinsky.

Igor Stravinsky and Robert Roth
Petra Vlhová celebrates after winning the women's giant slalom on February 14.

The success of her life: Slovak skier Vlhová wins giant slalom at the world championships

Petra Vlhová gave a special Valentine's Day present to her fans and the whole Slovakia.

Hamšík leaves Napoli for Chinese team

He played football for the Napoli team for 12 years.

Marek Hamšík