A dynamic year in the industrial and logistics sector

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


Vlhová wins bronze in women’s slalom at the world championships

It is her third medal won in Are, Sweden.

Culture & lifestyle

“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.

Director Teodor Kuhn behind the scenes of Ostrým Nožom.

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

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

Learn and grow in the atmosphere that suits you the best

Company benefits are only one factor an applicant should consider when choosing a company.


Hamšík leaves Napoli for Chinese team

He played football for the Napoli team for 12 years.

Marek Hamšík

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.


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.

Media zombies are soft on the powerful

Politicians again shelter themselves with sinful press code amendment.


What to do if you want to work with Michael Dell

What skills do you need to lead a large finance center? Get inspired by a leader of Dell Finance Centre in Bratislava.

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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.

Parliament fails to elect Constitutional Court candidates

The court will operate only with four judges from Saturday, February 16. What will happen next?

Protest gatherings will return to Slovakia one year after the murders of Kuciak and Kušnírová

The gatherings will be held under the slogan “We won’t forget! We will continue!”.

November 16 gathering in Bratislava
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.

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.

Will robots take over jobs of Slovaks?

One third of jobs is jeopardized by automatisation. Another third has been already affected.

Illustrative stock photo
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.

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.

Message to Angela Merkel: Europe can save the world

But Germany and France must take the lead.

Thousands of youngsters crowd the streets as they march during a climate change protest in Brussels, Jan 31, 2019.

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

The capital of a neighbouring country was voted first.

Spiš has a new attraction: the snow anthill

It is possible to actually walk through several tunnels.


Bratislava will have a square named after Masaryk

It will become a self-standing part of Vajanského Nábrežie riverbank. The president’s statue stands nearby.

Archive photo of ceremonial unveiling of the sculpture of T.G.Masaryk on October 28, 2010.

American settled down in a village of eastern Slovakia, helps Roma women

Some of the women found a job in Košice factories, where they can use their skills.

Curator’s investigation leads to mystery with a loose end

The stories of artefacts in collections of galleries or museums are sometimes more interesting than the artefacts themselves.

Tiny Okimono depicting a fisherman with a boy
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.

Vlhová wins silver in women's world combined

Her loss to Wendy Holdener was only 0.03 seconds.

Switzerland's Wendy Holdener, center, winner of the women's combined, poses with second placed Slovakia's Petra Vlhova, left, and third placed Norway's Ragnhild Mowinckel, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden.

Hamšík to leave Napoli for China

The price of the transfer might climb to €25 million, Italian media reported.

Marek Hamšík in blue jersey