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Company´s autumn in the High Tatras

A good teambuilding or a good training should fulfil four main points that determine its success.


Marijuana is legal and I've got a new roof

Thanks to legalisation, the price of illegally-grown marijuana has tumbled, and my friends had lost their incomes.


Canada did it, so should everybody else

The burden of proof must now shift to those who oppose legalisation of marijuana.


Foreigners in Slovakia: Will they vote in upcoming elections?

Dutch activist after 13 years in Slovakia: I am still waiting to have a mayor who will translate the website of the city of Bratislava into English.


All for Jan: The year of magical thinking in Slovakia

Orbán used Soros as a powerful container for everything he stood against. Fico borrowed the ready-made narrative.


Slovakia drops in competitiveness

The country has good macroeconomic stability, but insufficient innovation capacity.

Culture & lifestyle

Blog: Slovakia needs a positive culture of role models

Slovak business consultant Helena Sarkanova gained valuable knowledge during her studies in the UK. Now, she wants to enact change in Slovakia.


Blog: Beyond “The Invisible”

Journalist Anca Dragu urges foreigners to make politicians care by casting their votes in the upcoming municipal elections on November 10.

Culture & lifestyle

Spectacular Slovakia #7: Twelve women in a pool and nobody says a wordAudio

American spa-goers took a trip to Trenčianske Teplice.

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Foreigners in Slovakia: We did not feel welcomed at first

In the eyes of foreigners Slovaks are friendly when they overcome their first fears.

Meet Slovakia’s expert on cryptocurrencies. He is 18

The Duke of Edinburgh programme helped me learn how to do things regularly and gave me great experience, said Mário Havel in an interview with The Slovak Spectator.

Mário Havel

Define your objective and go for it

Participants in the Duke of Edinburgh programme admit it is important to stop being lazy and do something to achieve your personal goals.

320 young Slovaks received the DofE Awards on October 9 in Bratislava.
The new Jaguar Land Rover plant in Nitra

Jaguar Land Rover will ceremonially launch operations at its €1.4 bln Nitra plant next Thursday

Local trade unions and the carmaker have agreed on a wage rise even before the official launch of production.

Parliament passes major amendment to green energy support legislation

The state will no longer automatically pay a lump-sum premium for renewable energy.

One of few wind turbines in Slovakia,

German companies are the biggest foreign taxpayers in Slovakia

Tax expert points to the heavy burden of income and payroll taxes to which the Slovak middle class is exposed. Higher than in Austria.

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

The courage to be free lives on

Memories from a Tour of Slovakia.

We protect ourselves from chemical and digital attacks

Calling out perpetrators of cyber-attacks is an important first step, but we must go further, writes British Minister for Europe.

Sir Alan Duncan, British Minister for Europe

The silo effect

There is still diversity in the folly on display on Facebook, even among ‘friends’ who aren’t overtly racist, crude or stupid.

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Presidents of V4 countries, L-R: Polish President Andrzej Duda, Hungarian President János Áder, Slovak President Andrej Kiska, and Czech President Miloš Zeman at a summit, October 11-12, 2018.

V4 presidents: Nord Stream II is a threat to Europe

Presidents of the Visegrad Group countries discussed, among other things, the rise of xenophobia, extremism and nationalism in Europe.

First Slovaks receive the Woodrow Wilson Awards Video

Individuals as well as institutions were decorated for their contribution to developing mutual ties between Slovakia and the USA.

Woodrow Wilson Awards laureates

Radoslav Šoth could be the first Slovak in the Brussels city council

He is running at the head of the “Plan B” civic platform slate.


Slovak chocolate a hit with Korean airlines

Lyra chocolate combines great taste with unique design.

Documentary on Slovak paramilitary group wins award

The ceremony ended the six-day film festival in Bratislava.

Slovak Levies during training.

In marriage, Czechs are no foreigners to Slovaks

25 years after the Czecho-Slovak breakup, people living in Czecho-Slovak marriages do not feel like they are living with a foreigner.

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Ján Kozák

Football coach Kozák resigns from his position

The most successful and longest-working Slovak coach announced he was leaving the national team of his own free will.

Košice Marathon results in several personal records Photo

The 95th year of the International Peace Marathon saw several personal records including that for best Slovak, Tibor Sahajda.

The best Slovak, Tibor Sahajda, at International Peace Marathon Košice 2018.

Fight with traffickers thwarted online sale of hockey tickets

The algorithm not only prevented traffickers but also ordinary fans from buying tickets.

Waiting for tickets in Košice