Nina Hrabovská Francelová

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Online can partly replace on-site events

It was interesting to see how rapidly users switch to the online environment.13. Jul 2020, at 8:00

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No home office revolution is coming, HR experts say

The pandemic is likely to shift the advantage on the labour market back to employers.9. Jul 2020, at 8:00

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Foreigners’ Police respond: Report by the ombudswoman not objective

Foreigners cannot require a servile approach of a state body and demand communication in English by default.8. Jul 2020, at 14:54

Nice but also aggressive. Immigration experience in Slovakia often depends on the officers handling it

Ombudswoman looks at the Foreigners' Police. She sees room for improvement in personal capacities, general information in foreign languages, language skills of officers and use of the electronic system.7. Jul 2020, at 11:40

In front of the Foreigners' Police in Bratislava

Health Minister pledges to make cancer a top health priority

Krajčí says he wants more done to ensure lives are saved and cancer patients get better treatment.6. Jul 2020, at 14:20

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Folklore is commonly exploited by politics in Slovakia, ethnomusicologist says

Folklore says a lot about us in many regards, Jana Ambrózová has learned as both a folklore enthusiast and researcher of Slovak folk traditions and music.27. Jun 2020, at 12:00

Jana Ambŕozová

First 100 days of new government marked by the pandemic

Political analysts highlight the unusual communication style of PM Igor Matovič. They are not impressed.26. Jun 2020, at 7:40

PM Igor Matovič

Bratislava becomes home of European Labour Authority

ELA is meant to make Europe’s labour market fairer and enable citizen mobility.23. Jun 2020, at 13:00

Small town blues: Local government system should be overhauled, say experts

Villages could be hundreds of millions better off if they merged, report suggests.19. Jun 2020, at 9:11

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Summer schools to help kids catch up after pandemic. Ministry will fund them with half a million

Once children experience summer school, they tend to come back the next year too, an organiser says.17. Jun 2020, at 16:59

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Slovakia urged to think green after pandemic

Focus should be on transformation of economy, not just revival, say experts.12. Jun 2020, at 7:35

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Slovakia lags in combating human trafficking, European experts say

Victims of human trafficking very often go without compensation in Slovakia.10. Jun 2020, at 20:44

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People in Slovakia baulk at coronavirus vaccine as crisis wanes

Vaccine hesitancy in Slovakia extends beyond COVID-19.5. Jun 2020, at 9:33

A lab technician holds a vile of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate during testing at the Chula Vaccine Research Center, run by Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, May 25, 2020. Researchers in Thailand claim to have promising results with the vaccination on mice, and have begun testing on monkeys.

Fico or Pellegrini? Former prime ministers fight to lead Smer

Pellegrini departure would mean further radicalisation of party, warns analyst.28. May 2020, at 15:31

Peter Pellegrini (left) and Robert Fico (right)

Coronavirus forced precisely the kind of changes Slovakia's schools need

Teachers and experts urge government to keep ‘natural’ school reforms during pandemic.25. May 2020, at 18:00

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Non-prosecutors for general prosecutor? New law faces criticism

Public grillings of GP candidates welcomed, other new measures raise controversy.21. May 2020, at 17:58

Building of the General Prosecution's office in the centre of Bratislava

Legal questions raised as border closures extended

Negotiations start on holiday ‘corridor’ to Croatia, but health experts call for people to stay in Slovakia.7. May 2020, at 19:56

Restrictions at Slovakia’s borders with Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, and Hungary were extended until May 27, the government decided on May 7.

Ombudswoman: Conditions of the state quarantine should be re-evaluated

Slovakia is still a democratic state where any fundamental restrictions of rights may only be temporary.7. May 2020, at 18:16

Ombudswoman Mária Patakyová

Environmental campaigners left disappointed by government programme

Pre-election promises fail to make it into plans.1. May 2020, at 8:25

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Crisis feeds extremism. Matovič gov't performance crucial to preventing it

Politicians need to be careful about their language too.29. Apr 2020, at 20:33

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