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Attracting talent – Why Millennials are choosing to join Johnson

Millennials are the largest pool of potential employees, and the most attractive because of their high education level.

Opinion

Blog: Helping others helps your company too

Tatiana Čaplová, Program Coordinator for CSR at the Pontis Foundation, offers a very interesting look behind the scenes of the most successful CSR event in Slovakia - Naše Mesto (Our City).

Culture & lifestyle

Admission to the national gallery will be free in 2018. Check what it preparesPhoto

The Slovak National Gallery in Bratislava celebrates 70th anniversary in 2018.

News

A Slovak prisoner tattooed in Auschwitz, remained silent until he grew very old

Lale Sokolov fell in love in the concentration camp; only those close to him knew his story.

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Alarica – new business project in the market of shoes

The difference of the Alarica platform from the other marketplaces is it’s narrow specialization and payment policy.

Culture & lifestyle

Pohoda named the most environmentally-friendly festival in Europe

Slovak open-air music festival received a record seven nominations in the Netherlands.

Business

The unemployment rate continued its downward trend in December

The problem of unemployment in Slovakia is not the lack of jobs but the unsuitable structure for job seekers.

News

Kiska: Only president can bestow awards

President Andrej Kiska turned to Constitutional Court over the law on state awards recently passed by the government.

News

Global warming is a myth, claims a hoax

According to recent hoaxes published online, snow in the Sahara disproves global warming and milk can block airways.

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Priest and exorcist Ľuboš Václavek consecrates the office of Erika Jurinová (OĽaNO).

I have met dozens of people possessed by Satan, exorcist claims

An exorcist can help a believer to escape their problems but not to solve them, psychiatrist Hunčík says.

At the Special Prosecutor’s Office, cases of racist attacks dominate

The most frequent crimes in extremism involved promoting groups that aim to suppress fundamental rights and freedoms.

Extremist marches are often in the media spotlight.

Flu is on the rise

In the third week of January, 6,184 patients were reported to have the flu or similar diseases.

Flu occurrence is on the rise, illustrative stock photo

Crates and boxes. Slovaks discover new ways of grocery shopping

Farmer’s boxes are gaining customers in Slovakia as people slowly become more conscious about quality and the origin of the food they eat.

Embraco and trade unions clinch collective agreement

Wages should increase by 11 percent in 2018.

Embraco plant in Spišská Nová Ves

Lawsuit predicting software created by Slovak

The software has already caught the attention of several private companies and corporations.


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Blog: Are flying cars coming to the skies?

At least 19 companies, including a Slovak one, are currently developing flying car planes, but there are still many issues that must be worked out.

What kind of expectations do some Slovaks have for world leaders?

Among EU member states, opinions of the United States declined in all but two — Poland (which makes some sense) and Slovakia (which does not).

Donald Trump

Press freedom is bleeding across our borders

Critical media are always the first targets of populists and press freedom enemies.


Bratislava

Slovakia declared safe for US tourists

The US Department of State wants to provide travellers with clear, timely, and reliable information.

Slovaks in the UK do not have to fear Brexit

Brexit itself should not impact the position of Slovaks in the UK, an interim agreement between the European Union and Great Britain suggests.

Brexit, illustrative stock photo

Drahoš beat Zeman, according to Czech voters living in Slovakia

Czech voters living in Slovakia voted differently than those in the Czech Republic during the Czech Presidential Election.

Czechs voted also at the Czech Embassy in Bratislava, illustrative stock photo

Ancient board game has no parallel in Europe

The game was found in the tomb of a Germanic prince in Poprad.

Publication of 286 hand-painted maps belongs to Slovak records

Each map takes months of painstaking detailed work.

Film featuring awarded Slovak actress screened with English subtitles

The movie which brought the European Film Academy Award 2017 for Best Actress to Slovak Alexandra Borbély will be shown with English subtitles in Bratislava.

On Body and Soul

Štefan Svitko

Slovak racer Svitko finished at Dakar Video

After a serious fall in the tenth leg, Slovak motorcyclist Štefan Svitko resigned from the 40th year of the Dakar Rally due to pain in his upper body.

Sagan starts the season off well, winning the People’s Choice Classic Video

The Slovak cyclist is the first foreign racer to win this event since 2015.

Peter Sagan

Sagan’s son may be baptised by the Pope

The Slovak cyclist is expected to meet with Pope Francis in a private audience. He will gift a bicycle.

Peter Sagan and his wife Katarína Saganová