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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

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

Illustrative stock photo

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

2018: Municipal elections and gearing up for the presidential vote

Political analysts offer their expectations for the starting year and sum up 2017.4. Jan 2018, at 13:28

President Andrej Kiska and Prime Minister Robert Fico

Soft Brexit is the best option

Economic experts agree that since no analysis counts with hard Brexit, a no deal scenario would be a step into the unknown.3. Jan 2018, at 19:30

Fewer worries for Slovakia’s “aliens”?

Several changes are underway concerning the work of immigration authorities, particularly concerning highly-skilled immigrants, but the question is whether they will work.21. Dec 2017, at 19:05

Foreigners queuing in Petržalka.

How is the skyline over Jaslovské Bohunice changing?

The four cooling towers are expected to be removed until the end of 2018.18. Dec 2017, at 6:30

State in mid-December 2017

No new nuclear power plant planned

The state postpones the construction of a new utility in Jaslovské Bohunice, claiming there is no need for it.18. Dec 2017, at 6:30

Mochovce nuclear power plant

Slovakia’s loss in fight for medicines agency headquarters not so tragic

Observers say diplomatic performance has had a great impact on the results.30. Nov 2017, at 6:30

EMA will move from London due to Brexit. It will go to Amsterdam.

Slovakia may benefit from Chinese transport corridorsPhoto

But there are still several questions that need to be answered in order for the planned projects to be successful.27. Nov 2017, at 6:30

The train from Dalian port is one of the regular connections expected to be dispatched from China to Slovakia.

Broad-gauge plans to be restored?

Despite the positive results of the feasibility study, its necessity remains questionable.27. Nov 2017, at 6:30

Railways are a promising means of transport.

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