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Žiga: Nemak and Franke projects most critical for Gov’t

Government greenlights investment stimuli for four projects.23. Feb 2017, at 22:37

Economy Minister Peter Žiga

Hochtief chief: Slovakia lacks concepts for highway construction

One limiting factor is the lack of money for a more rapid construction of roads.23. Feb 2017, at 22:32

Construction of the Valy bridge.

Kiska vetoes single-round regional elections

President Andrej Kiska returns two amendments about regional elections for re-negotiations, informed the SME daily.23. Feb 2017, at 22:25

Andrej Kiska

Slovakia hopes to host the seat of the European Medicines Agency

This issue will be part of settling the relationship between the EU and Great Britain.23. Feb 2017, at 22:18

Prosecutor to check state heritage institution over video

Video speculates about what would have happened if Slovaks had stood up against Adolf Hitler.23. Feb 2017, at 21:57

Marián Tkáč

Shortage of vegetables in Europe’s supermarkets is a hoax

An overview of hoaxes that have appeared in the past few weeks23. Feb 2017, at 17:19

Household consumption improved.

Glossary: Slow down, fashion

Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator…23. Feb 2017, at 15:27

Topic: People and nature (Exercise)

In exercise for this topic we focus on skill: Presentations.23. Feb 2017, at 15:27

Amnesty International slams Slovak discrimination against Roma

The organization's report also points to Fico and anti-migrant rhetoric.23. Feb 2017, at 14:53

PM Robert Fico

NGOs to get €250,000 to help use EU Funds

The civic sector will be able to supervise more effectively the implementation and use of European-Union funds, also thanks to extra state funding.23. Feb 2017, at 13:51

Peter Pelelgrini

Poll: Smer followed by SaS, KDH also in parliament

Had the general election taken place in mid-February, the opposition Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) would place second, and the now extra-parliamentary KDH would get nine seats.23. Feb 2017, at 13:45

Alojz Hlina took over at the helm of KDH

Supreme Court confirmed extraordinary sentences, including for woman

The people who murdered a bachelor in order to acquire his family house got their extraordinary sentences – for 25 years – confirmed by the Supreme Court. Included in the confirmation is a woman who was involved in…23. Feb 2017, at 13:39

Slovak Supreme Court in Bratislava

Minister Richter makes concession in “créches law”

New law ambiguous as to who is eligible for their children to go into day care centres, whether private or public.23. Feb 2017, at 13:27

Labour Minister Ján Richter met with President Andrej Kiska on the creches law.

Ornithologists count endangered species of raptor birds

In January, ornithologists counted red kites, eastern imperial eagles, white-tailed eagles and saker falcons.23. Feb 2017, at 8:25

Industrial park for Jaguar will be smaller

Changes are necessary as some of the originally considered plots will not be needed.22. Feb 2017, at 23:42

The construction site near Nitra

EC praises economy, but problems remain

The recent report highlights Slovakia’s economic development. The country however still lags behind in several areas affecting people’s lives.22. Feb 2017, at 23:36

Development aid to increase by 10 percent y-o-y

Slovakia will increase expenditure with neither spheres nor target countries changing substantially.22. Feb 2017, at 23:26

FAM Miroslav Lajčák

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