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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.

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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

Slovakia lags in fighting fraudsters

The rules became stricter particularly after the financial crisis, but there is room for fighting tax evasion.20. Feb 2018, at 6:30

The receipt lottery was created to fight tax evasion.

Tax evasion still causes problems

The state adopts several measures to curb room for tax evasion, but the effect of some is questioned.19. Feb 2018, at 6:30

Many firms find taxes too complicated to handle themselves.

Does Slovakia need schools for the elite?

The results of international tests support the critics of schools created to take the most talented pupils.14. Feb 2018, at 18:00

More than 80 schools offer bilingual programmes in Slovakia.

Foreigners, do you want to open a bank account?

The Slovak Spectator addressed six banks in Slovakia, asking them what documents foreigners need to open an account in a Slovak bank.7. Feb 2018, at 15:28

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7 things people believe about business service centresPhoto

Which stereotypes about BSCs are true and which are just myths?1. Feb 2018, at 12:30

BSCs are more than just call centres, contrary to popular belief.

A Slovak rover will cruise simulated Mars territoryPhoto

Slovak Michaela Musilová will be part of a five-member crew to attend the simulated Mars mission. She plans to promote her country as much as possible.31. Jan 2018, at 19:36

Slovakia doesn’t invest much in foreignersPhoto

A young Swede, angered by long queues at the Foreigners’ Police, designed a draft booking system to solve the problem.24. Jan 2018, at 16:42

Qayza Gelin

New Year’s changes at the ministry raise questions

Instead of adopting “the largest education reform in the past 25 years”, the Education Ministry quickly made several changes to its operation in late 2017.11. Jan 2018, at 11:04

Education Minister Martina Lubyová

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