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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

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?

The town of Kežmarok, Slovakia
Opinion

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.
News

PM Pellegrini did not change Kalavská’s mind and she has quit

The health minister will go back to her profession as doctor.

Health Minister Andrea Kalavská attends a governmental meeting on December 4, 2019
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MPs did not pass more penalties for those who refuse vaccines

Health minister proposed banning unvaccinated kids from kindergartens.

Vaccination against measles
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Family winter paradise - Bachledka Ski & Sun

A rapidly developing ski resort in the Goral region.

Business

Future of Industry 4.0 is in AI

The need for new technologies is reflected in the direction Slovakia has embarked on.

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News

The foreigner killed in Bratislava said to be a Serbian national

The police published a video hoping the public can help identify witnesses.

The Slovak police are still looking for a culprit who killed a 22-year-old foreign national in Bratislava on December 8, 2019
News

Fico absent from the Smer congress due to high blood pressure

Smer is ready to win its fifth elections, PM Peter Pellegrini said. He also ruled out cooperation with the far-right.

Peter Pellegrini speaking at the Smer congress.
Opinion

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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Vienna-Bratislava in 40 minutes, Austrian railway company promises

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

Instead of balanced, Slovakia has risky budget

Analysts identify risks of up to 1.8 percent of GDP or €1.77 billion in the 2020 general government budget.

Finance Minister Ladislav Kamenický is experiencing tough budgetary times.
Robert Fico and Peter Pellegrini, the two faces of Smer.

Smer’s strong team launched action campaign

Počiatek on the record, no to the Istanbul Convention and candidate lists submitted.

Strange parallels as Britain and Slovakia go to the polls

‘Who should I vote for?’ Slovak friends sometimes ask. I am in no position to offer advice any more.

The idea of demonstrators waving EU flags in Westminster would have seemed faintly ridiculous before 2016; now it is a common sight at moments of parliamentary drama.

On threats and the need for information

Super-long moratorium on polls gets another green light from the ad hoc coalition of Smer, SNS and ĽSNS. Here is what happened in Slovakia over the past seven days.

Robert Fico talks about the Smer's 2020 election slate as unusual. No political party has submitted its slate officially as of Wednesday.
Special prize: Lucia Petrušová - Frozen Štrbské Pleso in haze  (Štrbské pleso)
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These are some of the most beautiful photos of the Prešov region

Pictures of nature were most popular in the Choď a Foť photography competition.

Špicák lookout tower accessible via new stairs

It offers views over Strečno and the Váh river.

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Franciscan church in Fiľakovo opened after four-year reconstruction

It is one of the three oldest buildings in Fiľakovo.

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Five places where to experience alternative Christmas markets in Bratislava

Find out where to go for original design, urban markets and vegan delicacies.

Bratislava is getting its first municipal orchard

The orchard in Petržalka will be officially opened next spring.

The first community orchard in Bratislava is growing in Petržalka.
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Asian bistros, Putin tees, and English books. Welcome to Miletička

The fruit and vegetable open-air Bratislava market hides much more.

People queue up for sauerkraut at Miletička ahead of Christmas on December 21, 2017
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The women's team in action during a Fire Sport tournament.

Fire Sport: A village pastime becomes an international sport

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

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

Aeromodelling World Champion: State aid can’t even cover basic expenses

Ján Littva must fend for himself despite having won the second most titles in the history of his sport.

Ján Littva wants to organise a world championship in aeromodelling at his private airport.
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