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EC: Slovakia low on innovation

SLOVAKIA is low on the list of EU states in the area of innovation, European Com-mission statistics suggest.

Of the European Union's 25 member states, Slovakia ranks 22nd, the Hospodárske noviny wrote. Along with Estonia, Spain, Bulgaria, Poland, Romania, and Turkey, Slovakia ranked well down the chart.

Switzerland, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, and Germany performed the best.

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Slovak Speaker of Parliament Boris Kollár meets his Hungarian counterpart,László Kövér, in Budapest June 30, 2020.

Korčok to Hungarian representation: Weigh your words, do not disturb the reconciliation

Hungarian parliament's speaker spoke of past sins that Hungarians have not forgiven during a ceremony in south-west Slovakia.


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Police get ready for protests in Bratislava

They recommend drivers and people not attending the gatherings to avoid the places where demonstrations will take place.


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The old-age pension scheme will change, again.

Parental bonus proposed as first change to pension system, coalition partners at odds

Labour Ministry has unveiled the first part of its proposed pension scheme reform. Long-awaited tax system reform still out of sight.


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Tourists raft on the Orava river in the village of Oravský Podzámok, which is home to Orava Castle.

A land of Gorals, Hviezdoslav and great ice cream: Orava

This region in northern Slovakia is a place of active pursuits as well.


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