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Radka Minarechová

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Radka Minarechová began working for The Slovak Spectator in July 2011, after graduating from the journalism department of Comenius University in Bratislava. She covers political news, as well as occasional economic stories, and writes for our special publications.She is also responsible for the information tables that appear in the special publications. Before she joined The Slovak Spectator team, Ms. Minarechová contributed to the Career & Employment Guide and Spectacular Slovakia.

List of authors articles

Young Slovaks struggle with verifying information

The average scores of people completing IT-related tasks are dropping. But the reasons may differ.24. Apr 2018, at 23:39

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EP calls for thorough investigation of Kuciak’s murder

It has raised an alarm about the potential infiltration of organised crime in the Slovak economy and politics at all levels.19. Apr 2018, at 21:13

European Parliament, illustrative stock photo

Istanbul ratification still nowhere in sight

The international document preventing violence against women was one of the reasons why a former justice minister left the government.19. Apr 2018, at 11:22

Foodstuff in the EU will have to be the same

The European Commission has introduced rules to tackle the criticised dual quality of products in its member states. But is it really a pressing topic?18. Apr 2018, at 14:54

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Hungarian MEP: Without the protests, nothing would have changed

EP delegation member Benedek Jávor was frightened when Robert Fico, then still prime minister, started making allegations concerning George Soros in their conversation.17. Apr 2018, at 11:58

MEP Benedek Jávor

What is happening with the public-service broadcaster?

The RTVS management’s criticism of the #allforJan badges is just the tip of the iceberg, showing a divide between journalists and their managers. Here are some basics to understand what’s going on.12. Apr 2018, at 13:55

Jaroslav Rezník

New health minister: I'm a doctor first of all

While some praise the fact that the Health Ministry was taken over by an insider, others question Andrea Kalavská’s professionality and morality.11. Apr 2018, at 12:01

Andrea Kalavská

Thinking ecologically becomes trendy

Companies start taking more environment-friendly approach, but many are still not taking full advantage of it.29. Mar 2018, at 6:30

Most of Slovakia’s waste still ends up in landfills. Some initiatives want to change it.

Slovakia struggles with the segregation of Roma and disabled children

Segregation deprives Roma and disabled children of the chance to interact with their peers, while majority children miss the opportunity to learn about diversity, the Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human…22. Mar 2018, at 22:47

NGOs see the ruling as confirmation of onging segregation.

What’s new at the Foreigners’ Police in Bratislava?Photo

The Slovak Spectator visited the new premises of the Foreigners’ Police department in the Vajnory district, which opened on March 19.20. Mar 2018, at 16:37

Some Slovak media witnessed “the Trump effect”

Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks talks about the atmosphere in society following the double murder of journalist and his fiancée, and steps to be taken.17. Mar 2018, at 9:00

Nils Muižnieks

Cure for lack of workers: foreigners and automation

HR experts agree that Slovak companies will struggle with the lack of qualified workers and high number of vacancies.16. Mar 2018, at 6:30

EP delegation: Slovak authorities have trust issues

MEPs have revealed some irregularities concerning the subsidies for agriculture, with the Agricultural Paying Agency being problematical.12. Mar 2018, at 13:28

The delegation met also with Agriculture Minister Gabriela Matečná.

Murder investigation: What powers do foreign investigators have in Slovakia?

Prime Minister Robert Fico has repeatedly referred to the involvement of foreign police teams in the murder investigation of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová, but what can they actually do?8. Mar 2018, at 18:00

Career counselling lags in schools

Practical advice on future profession is necessary, particularly for dual education, employers admit.5. Mar 2018, at 12:30

Slovakia has lost one of its best investigative journalists, foreign media report

International press react to the murder of investigative reporter, Ján Kuciak and his fiancée, Martina Kušnírová.28. Feb 2018, at 12:30

Policemen guard the entrance to offices of news website Aktuality.sk, the employer of the murdered investigative journalist Ján Kuciak, in Bratislava.

Who are Slovakia’s biggest taxpayers?

Only four Slovak companies among top 10.22. Feb 2018, at 6:30

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