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Nina Francelová

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What is it like to study at a foreign college? Students explain to high-schoolers

Some Slovak students who study abroad already have work offers.20. Sep 2018, at 16:05

Students during the workshop

Attract a future employer with a digital CV

A new Slovak start-up offers an innovation in the interview process.20. Sep 2018, at 14:09

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Slovak healthcare needs thousands of medical workers

Slovak doctors, nurses and midwives are not hesitating in finding better work conditions abroad.19. Sep 2018, at 21:04

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An animal is not a thing anymore. A new law to protect the voiceless

Slovakia is one of the biggest illegal breeding sites in the EU, estimations say.12. Sep 2018, at 19:46

Spring forward, fall back: Slovaks do not want daylight savings time

Like the majority of Europeans, Slovaks have voted to stop the time change.6. Sep 2018, at 17:59

Employment of Roma people remains Slovakia’s perpetual problem

Unemployment rate is low maybe in Slovakia, but it does not apply to Roma community.6. Sep 2018, at 13:46

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Will Slovakia switch to returnable plastic bottles?

Inhabitants of Slovakia use an estimated one billion PET bottles per year.30. Aug 2018, at 18:50

Slovakia is lacking hundreds of teachers

Many graduates leave pedagogical faculties with no interest in finding a job in the schooling system.30. Aug 2018, at 16:33

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50 years since 1968

Architect who fled in 1968 helped shape the face of Hamburg

Slovakia today grapples with the same problems as Germany and Austria, opines Peter Gero.21. Aug 2018, at 7:00

Peter Gero and wife in Germany.
50 years since 1968

From refugee to top production designer in Canada and Hollywood

They allowed us to poke out our heads, to chop them off later, the late Val Strazovec said.20. Aug 2018, at 7:05

Val Strazovec
50 years since 1968

Designer who printed anti-occupation posters found home in Sweden

Two Russian cars stuffed with cabbages prompted Dušan Daučík and his wife Mária to leave occupied Czechoslovakia.19. Aug 2018, at 9:02

An older picture of Dušan Daučík and his, now late, wife Mária.
50 years since 1968

The emigrant who became a world-famous pantomimistPhoto

Milan Sládek appreciates the attempts to make Slovakia a “healthier” country.18. Aug 2018, at 10:00

Pictures from The Gift pantomime show. Sladek wrote it in the Swedish town of Goteborg in 1969 as a metaphor for Czechoslovakia's cohabitation with the Soviet Union. It was first staged in 1971 in Cologne and then in 50 countries around the world.

Coworking spaces spring up like mushrooms in SlovakiaPhoto

Every regional capital in Slovakia has a coworking space. Lately, they also started appearing in smaller towns.16. Aug 2018, at 16:55

How did Slovak America taste at the turn of centuries?Photo

“Fresh eggs” ad written in Slovak in the shop window made it plain where the Slovak communities lived in the US.9. Aug 2018, at 16:31

Slovak students develop unique browser for the visually impaired

Browsing the internet is often complicated for the visually impaired. A Slovak project may help them out.2. Aug 2018, at 15:30

Martin Žák, Dávid Majerčák and Andrej Slaninka

From headwear to a forgotten piece of women's fashionPhoto

Slovak women cannot imagine covering their heads today, but their grandmothers had dozens of bonnets in their closets.31. Jul 2018, at 18:32

Slovak towns are shrinking

Only two Slovak cities are expected to have more inhabitants in 2035 than they have now. What are the reasons behind the dropping numbers of inhabitants?25. Jul 2018, at 16:45

How rock music helped bring down the totalitarian regimeVideo

A new film shows that Rock & Roll, forbidden in the Soviet Union, helped to end the Cold War.20. Jul 2018, at 6:30

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Kio li estas? Liptov welcomed Esperanto enthusiastsPhoto

Biggest Esperanto summer school takes place in Liptovský Mikuláš.18. Jul 2018, at 18:43

Slovakia is the first country to test a new VAT refund app

Getting money back for buying souvenirs in Slovakia will be easier - there will be an app.17. Jul 2018, at 12:44

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