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Prohibition of competition after employment termination

FAQ related to the prohibition of competition have been answered by specialists from the SOUKENÍK – ŠTRPKA law firm.

Opinion

This is not even the end of the beginning

Somehow Boris Johnson sold himself as the least tiresome.

The UK is like a flatmate who promised to move out, but just never leaves. In the meantime, they keep stealing beer from the refrigerator while complaining about how it tastes.
Business

Economy minister: A gas crisis may come after the New Year

Slovakia will probably have to use all measures possible to secure supplies.

Gas storage facility in Gajary.
Opinion

Tragedy in Prešov and bad news for Kočner from the U.S.

It’s less than three months before the general election and the chairmen of two major parties are facing criminal prosecution.

Culture & lifestyle

Children used to breakfast on beer and bread in Bratislava

Find out more untold stories about Bratislava in the latest episode.

The last gas light in Bratislava was put out with a bamboo pipeline in 1965 at Školská Street. Listen to more interesting facts about the capital in the latest Spectacular Slovakia episode
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Family winter paradise - Bachledka Ski & Sun

A rapidly developing ski resort in the Goral region.

Culture & lifestyle

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between December 13 and December 22, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

Christmas at Old Market Hall
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News

Agriculture Ministry stops the hunting of wolves

The official quotas have been opposed by several institutions and organisations.

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Business

VW Slovakia extends production of e-car models

The Bratislava factory will manufacture the Škoda Karoq

Thee models of electric cars produced in the Bratislava plant of Volkswagen.
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News

U.S. government takes action against Kočner

The Magnitsky Act now applies to the man charged with the Kuciak murder.

Marian Kočner

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A foreigner killed in central Bratislava

Police are asking eyewitnesses to share information that could help clarify the incident.

Corruption starts with an individual

A survey found 80 percent of Slovaks believe corruption is now a more serious problem than before.

Let’s Stop Corruption Community of about 50 members has created local branches in regions to fight and talk about corruption with locals
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Former PM and President facing criminal charges

Smer MPs backing party chairman also under investigation.

Illustrative stock photo: Andrej Kiska (l) and Robert Fico (r)
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Vienna-Bratislava in 40 minutes, Austrian railway company promises

They have one condition. Slovakia should repair bridges from the time of Emperor Ferdinand I.

UPDATED: Economy Ministry annuls recent registrations for e-car subsidy

They increased the total amount of support through subsidies by €1 million citing enormous demand. New registrations to open next week.

Some leave the car to charge and go shopping.

New train timetable brings several changes

There will be more competition on the Bratislava-Žilina route and a new direct connection to Poland.

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The town of Kežmarok, Slovakia

A great past but not such a bright present

How come despite its tourism potential and an industrial park nearby, Kežmarok has an unemployment rate three times higher than Slovakia's average?

Companies should not exist for profit alone

Martina Kolesárová describes how the business mindset of the 21st century goes beyond profit, perceiving social impact as a goal and also as a potential business opportunity.

Gib Bulloch speaking at 2019 BLF CSR Summit in Bratislava.

Winners almost always start the game with huge advantages

While theoretically open to the best possible candidates, the competition for elite jobs is actually rigged.

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Christmas tram hits the streets of Bratislava

You can take a ride until December 30.

The last days of autumn: Jelenia hora and Kršlenica

Put on your hiking boots and discover the paradise in Small Carpathians.

Jelenia hora
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The first community orchard in Bratislava is growing in Petržalka.
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Bratislava is getting its first municipal orchard

The orchard in Petržalka will be officially opened next spring.

A decision to stay in Slovakia changed these foreigners' lives

A Kazakh, Nepali, and Ukrainian will recount their stories at the Lumière cinema.

A shot from the film Stranger in Paradise, which will be screened on December 11 at a Bratislava cinema
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Post office has Christmas stamp showing traditional Slovak craft

Slovak craftsmen used to be renowned around the world.

FDC Christmas
Defendants during a public hearing in the corruption case of SFZ delegates and referees at the Specialised Criminal Court in Pezinok on November 27, 2019

Football officials convicted of sports corruption in Slovakia

The court has fined and sentenced 13 convicts to three years.

Fire Sport: A village pastime becomes an international sport

A teacher in Sučany recounts his memorable introduction to a very unusual sport in Slovakia.

The women's team in action during a Fire Sport tournament.

Slovak skier named world’s best Paralympic athlete of 2019

This award reflects how successful the Paralympic season was for me, Henrieta Farkašová said at the ceremony.

Henrieta Farkašová (l) and her guide Natália Šubrtová