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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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Construction sector continues struggling

Road infrastructure has the biggest impact on building activities.17. Feb 2017, at 6:30

Construction is expected to expand this year.
UPDATED: 23. Feb 2017, at 10:15

Some food really is better in Austria, study finds

EC says its role is to monitor safety, not quality – but Slovaks want the same as Austrians, says minister.16. Feb 2017, at 13:26

Illustrative stock photo

Economy boosted by demand

GDP grew slightly less than in 2015, mostly due to lower use of EU funds.15. Feb 2017, at 16:03

Household consumption improved.

Energy prices hike tensions in coalition

Danko calls out coalition crisis, will get to design new energy distribution policy.9. Feb 2017, at 11:30

Andrej Danko and Robert Fico.

Products contain part of their creators

Slovaks become more curious about the work of craftspeople, says Manik, organiser of events focusing on handmade work.7. Feb 2017, at 6:30


Battle for ombudsman post begins

Three candidates are seeking the position currently held by Jana Dubovcová.1. Feb 2017, at 16:01

Ombudswoman Jana Dubovcová

Criminal liability: Firms should focus on prevention

Preparation for all the risks arising from a new criminal liability law seems inevitable.31. Jan 2017, at 12:00

Illustrative stock photo

Plan to fight Roma criminality questioned

The Interior Ministry defends its plan to increase the number of police officers in problematic localities, but mayors would welcome other measures.25. Jan 2017, at 16:39

Bratislava now teaches fashion

A recently opened school helps build links between fashion and business.24. Jan 2017, at 6:30

Students work in smaller groups.

French Ambassador: Slovakia is very pro-European

Ambassador Leonzi is talking about President Andrej Kiska's visit to France, economic ties between France and Slovakia, and security measures adopted after the terrorist attacks.20. Jan 2017, at 6:30

French Ambassador to Slovakia Christophe Leonzi

Report: Children placed in care without expert opinions

Findings of Ombudswoman Jana Dubovcová reveal several flaws in resocialisation facilities.19. Jan 2017, at 15:50

Ombudswoman Jana Dubovcová

RegioJet scraps its IC trains

The state will become the only IC train operator on the Bratislava-Košice route, despite predicted losses.13. Jan 2017, at 6:30

The yellow trains will disappear from the main railway track.

EU presidency seen as a success

Slovakia’s first-ever EU presidency took place in unprecedented and turbulent times. Slovakia managed well, although some programme points remain unfulfilled.10. Jan 2017, at 14:29

the Slovak EU Council Presidency

Government seeks to fight joblessness, concrete measures missing

The labour market faces several obstacles, including a lack of qualified workers and people wanting in basic working habits.28. Dec 2016, at 6:30

Prime Minister Robert Fico (r) and Labour Minister Ján Richter (l)

Election changes may help extremists

The amendment may not fulfil the expectations of its authors.20. Dec 2016, at 6:30

The 2017 regional elections may be the last to feature two rounds of voting.

Pro bono work as a way to assist NGOs

Free-of-charge aid to NGOs is on the rise, but lack of time cited as the main obstacle.19. Dec 2016, at 6:30

ETP Slovensko has launched several projects to help Roma communities.

Health sector will lack funds

Minister is critical of next year’s budget, medical workers say it comes too late.13. Dec 2016, at 16:55

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