Anca Dragu

Anca Dragu

About author

Anca Dragu is a journalist with Radio Slovakia International, which broadcasts in Bratislava and its surroundings on 98.9FM in six languages from 6pm until 5am. More info at www.rsi.sk.

List of authors articles

A newly-completed stretch of the D1 highway near Poprad.
The path of the patient in Slovak health care is a mythical creature just like Slovakia's east-west highway. 20. May 2021, at 11:28
Some problems with the Foreigners’ Police continue.
The draft migration policy proposal is out. Where does a foreigner find the official, certified list of cultural realities and traditions they are supposed to respect? 26. Nov 2020, at 7:00
Face masks are obligatory in Slovakia.
When the coronavirus epidemic is gone, we will have to deal with an epidemic of obesity and dementia. 27. May 2020, at 11:55
A farewell to the woman who sabotaged Communism by knitting sweaters. 22. Apr 2020, at 14:10
The election result has brought some bad news for foreigners living in Slovakia. 4. Mar 2020, at 16:12
Marian Kočner
As I followed the murder trial in person, I started wondering if and when Slovak society would sincerely begin to look into the mirror. 30. Jan 2020, at 5:54
The town of Kežmarok, Slovakia
How come despite its tourism potential and an industrial park nearby, Kežmarok has an unemployment rate three times higher than Slovakia's average? 10. Dec 2019, at 12:31
Many older Slovaks are nostalgic of the job security and the flats they got “from the state for free” before 1989. 11. Nov 2019, at 11:44
Clients can switch their health insurer.
One third of jobs in Slovakia are at risk of being lost due to automation. 2. Oct 2019, at 20:40
Integration/inclusion of Roma children is crucial, illustrative stock photo.
Foreigners cannot avoid paying higher kindergarten fees. Where's the justice in that? 10. Sep 2019, at 13:51
Four Prešov students shine in science around the world with outstanding projects.
What would happen if math Olympic medalists used their bright minds to try to lead local and central state institutions? 13. Aug 2019, at 21:26
Politicians set the tone of the conversation for good or for worse. 19. Jun 2019, at 14:30
Illustrative stock photo
What do Slovaks living and working in Ireland say about the possibility of moving back to Slovakia? 15. May 2019, at 17:01
Illustrative stock photo
Will the state of biomedical research trigger reactions at least half as passionate as Bratislava's parking policy? 17. Apr 2019, at 17:52
Supreme Court judge Štefan Harabin.
It can bring about some real changes. Anca Dragu20. Mar 2019, at 16:59
Bratislava
Searching for a flat in Bratislava, I was told things I did not expect to hear in 2019 anymore. Anca Dragu20. Feb 2019, at 17:56
Why is it that only third-country nationals have to undergo a check for communicable diseases when Slovaks returning from holidays can bring back viruses and bacteria? Anca Dragu31. Jan 2019, at 9:13
November 16, 2018 protest in Bratislava
It is this closed-circle mentality that is the biggest challenge in Slovakia and the question of how much the events of this year have pushed for more openness is the most difficult one. Anca Dragu27. Dec 2018, at 7:20
Regional election 2017
Journalist Anca Dragu urges foreigners to make politicians care by casting their votes in the upcoming municipal elections on November 10. Anca Dragu18. Oct 2018, at 13:10
Like in the pre-1989 times, people seem to have returned to their bubbles, seeking a safe place to share their real thoughts and leave the world outside. Anca Dragu11. Nov 2016, at 14:25