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Unemployment rate keeps decreasing

Positive development of Slovakia’s economy seen behind the decrease.20. Feb 2017, at 22:07

Bratislava city council turns down rental contract with US Embassy

The embassy has progressed in finding a new site for relocation.20. Feb 2017, at 22:01

The security fence

European Investment Bank supported Slovakia with €918 million in 2016

2016 was a successful year for the EIB Group in Slovakia, said EIB Vice-President Vazil Hudák.20. Feb 2017, at 21:54

Vazil Hudák

Slovak oil transporter plans to build new oil tanks

Transpetrol wants to invest €40 million into two new tanks.20. Feb 2017, at 21:46

Illustration stock photo

Bratislava councillors want gambling regulation, not ban

Seventeen councillors do not agree with total prohibition of gambling in the capital, they want to continue in its strict regulation.20. Feb 2017, at 21:37

Slovak film won Generation Kplus section at Berlinale

The film Little Harbour that won the Crystal Bear – beating movies from many other countries - is the work of (mostly) Slovak women.20. Feb 2017, at 14:08

Director of Little Harbour, Iveta Grófová, with the Cristal Bear

SaS denies Russian media reports on its support of Slexit

The opposition party has objected to news in some Russian media stating that it supports the departure of Slovakia from the EU, i.e. Slexit.20. Feb 2017, at 13:55

Richard Sulík

US philosopher with Slovak roots, Michael Novak, dies

The man who advised politicians and even presidents Gerald Ford and James Carter died on February 17, aged 83.20. Feb 2017, at 13:52

Michael Novak

Slovakia helped 36 victims of human trafficking

NGOs and international organisations offered a specialised programme to trafficking victims; most women came from the Košice Region, most men from the Banská Bystrica Region.20. Feb 2017, at 13:47

Trafficked people can be forced into false marriages, illustrative stock photo.

Kysuce highway stalled due to missing money

Money is missing to finish the section of highway between Žilina and Poland, stopping the completion of the D3 highway project.20. Feb 2017, at 13:44

Road-blocking protest in Povina, Kysuce, demanding completion of highway bypass - February 16.

Tenders for €4.5bn launched in 2016

Slovakia witnessed the lowest number of launched public competitions and expected investments since 2012.20. Feb 2017, at 5:30

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Fee has a negative impact

Practice shows that municipalities will require investors to pay the fee for development from their own budgets and at the same time to also cover the so-called induced investments.20. Feb 2017, at 5:30

Some municipalities want to re-think the fee.

New rooms accessible in Orava castle

The Oravský Castle was the most visited castle in 2016.19. Feb 2017, at 7:55

Orava castle

Discovery made hard mining work more efficient

Gunpowder was used to blow up the rock for the first time in the Upper Bieber adit for the first time 390 years ago.18. Feb 2017, at 7:55

Bratislava Zoo will have new wolf breeding station

One of most significant investments of the Bratislava Zoo in the year 2017 will be the building of a new wolf breeding station.17. Feb 2017, at 7:50

UPDATED: 17. Feb 2017, at 13:36

UPDATED: Parliament fails to dismiss Fico

The parliamentary debate lasted nearly 12 hours.16. Feb 2017, at 22:22

Fico (left) and Matovič.

Ikea launch on-line shopping in Slovakia

Long-expected service now arrived.16. Feb 2017, at 22:16

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