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State insulation falls behind expectations, ministry widens support

Only 134 homeowners in the first round and 62 in the second applied for a subsidy via the insulation programme.20. Feb 2017, at 6:30

Only 134 homeowners in the first round and 62 in the second applied for a subsidy via the state insulation programme. Illustration stock photo

Slovak agriculture faces changes

While self-sufficient in milk, beef, poultry, eggs and sugar, sector lags in pork, fruits and vegetables.14. Feb 2017, at 13:58

Illustrative stock photo

Startups open for business

Biggest challenges: investments, human resources and expansion into new markets.2. Feb 2017, at 8:00

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French food producers still show little interest in Slovakia

The French are known for their food, but not in Slovakia.23. Jan 2017, at 6:30

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Authorities change Slovensko.sk, without procurement tender

National agency directly chose GlobalTel and Swan Mobile, companies that also supply the whole public information system, for the new investment.18. Jan 2017, at 13:29

Slovensko.sk

Are university tuition fees likely to be introduced?

Payment schemes exist in Hungary and Romania where schools offer free education only to students with the best results.28. Dec 2016, at 9:58

New gas storage facility in pipeline near Nitra

Slovakia seeks more gas connections with neighbours.2. Dec 2016, at 6:30

Underground gas storage facility in Gajary.

Whistleblower law underused so far

A total of 20 whistleblowers applied for protection and five protection performances expired between early 2015 and late September 2016.24. Nov 2016, at 8:05

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Criticised transport terminal grows near Nitra

While no one is using a one-year-old terminal near Žilina, the state begins building another one for the new automotive plant near Nitra.21. Nov 2016, at 6:30

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Economy opens up for non-EU workers

The labour market requires new blood and workers from outside of the EU could be the way to revive it, experts say4. Nov 2016, at 6:30

Romanian workers in Slovakia.

Eustream rules among biggest taxpayers, again

The more robust economy and legislative changes had a positive impact on the year-on-year increase of tax revenues in 2015.24. Oct 2016, at 6:30

The gas pipeline operator Eustream is the biggest taxpayer in Slovakia.

German firms collaborate with schools

The number of employers, schools and students joining the dual education system has doubled in its second year, as some German companies introduced their own projects.10. Oct 2016, at 5:30

Students learn new things also at the premises of Volkswagen in Bratislava.

Big gaps exist in IT education, say experts

Weak networks and emphasis on consumerism hinder children from obtaining proper knowledge.23. Sep 2016, at 6:30

Slovak children does not search for proper information on the internet.

Ministry to reduce highway fines

New amendment cuts fines for driving on toll roads without e-sticker to €150 and introduces restriction that fines can only come once per month.21. Sep 2016, at 18:28

Highways in Slovakia. Illustrative stock photo.

Slovakia too lives on ecological debt

Automotive and supporting industries classify Slovakia among the most energy intensive countries in the EU, experts say.9. Sep 2016, at 12:00

Slovak industry, illustrative stock photo.

Licensing of prescription drugs flawed

Drug reform in 2011 was meant to boost transparency, but not all pharmaceutical companies have followed through.1. Sep 2016, at 10:50

Several medicine products reimbursed by public insurance in Slovakia have not passed obliatory evaluation of cost utility.

KOTRA expands business partnerships

The Slovak business sphere provides sufficient infrastructure, location and business friendliness, but lacks customers and employees.30. Aug 2016, at 6:30

Kia Motors Slovakia is the biggest Korean company in Slovakia.

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