Radka Minarechová

Radka Minarechová

About author

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

Simpler communication with tax offices. Did e-tax returns meet the goal?

Despite some improvements, the Financial Administration’s system still has shortcomings.9. Oct 2019, at 16:05

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The biggest reform in cash registers. eKasa put into operation

The new online cash register system had a rough start. Many problems still being solved on the fly, entrepreneurs say.9. Oct 2019, at 11:02

If entrepreneurs required to use eKasa fail to connect to the system by the beginning of 2020, they will face high fines.

“Foreigners” born in Slovakia show their faces

Otherness can be smaller than we think, the photo project of Tomáš Halász and the Milan Šimečka Foundation shows.18. Sep 2019, at 9:59

Foreigners invisible to most Slovaks

People do not have a clue how many foreigners live in Slovakia. At the same time, they do not trust them, a recent poll shows.12. Sep 2019, at 14:01

LPH Group head: We should be recognised as technological firms in the first place

The biggest challenge is to satisfy the customers and offer solutions in advance, says its CEO, Ján Manduľák.4. Sep 2019, at 16:02

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Slovak develops unique chip of small size and extremely low power requirements

I wanted to give something important back to the country, said Radoslav Danilák of company Tachyum.2. Sep 2019, at 16:30

Radoslav Danilák at 2017 GLOBSEC conference in Bratislava.

Quality instead of quantity. MPs should think about the laws they submit, businesses say

Laws submitted by MPs evade necessary public discussion and impact studies, harming the business environment.30. Aug 2019, at 8:00

Slovak parliament, illustrative stock photo

How to brew beer: This small brewery lets visitors see for themselves

Microbrewery Sessler restored the tradition of beer brewing in Trnava, offering tours around its premises.10. Aug 2019, at 12:30

Online booking system solved past nightmares at Foreigner’s Police

A five-star experience, foreigners say about the new system that will, however, not be available until August 5.11. Jul 2019, at 11:14

The online booking system for foreigners will be unavailable until August 5.

Doctors say state must act over GP shortage

GPs in Slovakia have up to 3,000 patients – usual figure abroad is 1,000.8. Jul 2019, at 19:30

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Is Slovakia a destination for health tourism?

Slovakia discovered by tourists searching for other medical procedures besides spa treatment.3. Jul 2019, at 6:30

Piešťany is known for its healing waters and mud.

Big Cat Rescue mission gives sanctuary to circus animals

Ban on circus performances only partial help.30. Jun 2019, at 20:00

A tiger is catching the food.

Wellness and spa are not the same thing in Slovakia

Foreign guests return to Slovak spas. They appreciate an individual approach, said balneology expert Jana Zálešáková.28. Jun 2019, at 6:30

Thermia Palace in Piešťany was once the second best spa facility in Europe.

Civil laws, Criminal Code or media legislation. These pieces of legislation should also be recodified

Representatives of law firms in Slovakia share their opinion on which legislative changes should be adopted in the future.12. Jun 2019, at 11:45

The Slovak parliament, illustrative stock photo

Special levy on retail chains is the most controversial law of 2018

Representatives of law firms in Slovakia share their opinion on the most controversial legislative changes adopted in 2018.5. Jun 2019, at 11:20

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What changes brought in legislation last year affected businesses the most?

Representatives of law firms in Slovakia share their opinion on the most significant legislative changes adopted last year.29. May 2019, at 10:21

Press law raises fears of state censorship

Ruling Smer party wants right of reply for politicians brought back – critics warn of threat to media freedom.17. May 2019, at 7:07

The right of reply was problematic also back in 2008.

Should English remain compulsory in Slovak schools?

Slovak pupils will be able to pick from several foreign languages, English will not be compulsory anymore. Some employers disagree.6. May 2019, at 6:30

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She used to make clothes for aliens, today she travels to Mars

Michaela Musilová helps open doors for Slovaks to international space research.1. May 2019, at 7:00

Michaela Musilová suiting up.

Šajgalík: Slovakia needs to open itself to foreign scientists

In the 1990s, Slovakia opened up to the world, but its R&D expenditure was reduced, says president of the Slovak Academy of Sciences.4. Apr 2019, at 11:30

Pavol Šajgalík