Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Gašparovič and Zapatero meet in Madrid

Slovak President Ivan Gašparovič on October 23, the second day of his three-day visit to Spain, met with Spanish Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero in Madrid. Both officials discussed intensifying Slovak-Spanish bilateral relations and co-operation, with an accent on economy.

Gašparovič noted that Slovakia was enjoying huge economic growth, and that the country should join the Schengen zone in a few weeks and the Euro-zone as of January 1, 2009. During the talks, both men expressed their satisfaction about agreement on the EU Reform Treaty, which the leaders of the EU's 27 member states agreed upon in Lisbon last week. TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Lack of qualified labour needs to be addressed

After visiting carmaker PSA in Trnava, PM Fico says that people do not want to work even for more than €1,300.

PSA Groupe Slovakai in Trnava

Febiofest is a chance to see festival winners and foreign guests Photo

Febiofest, in its 24th year, shows mostly Slovak films, of which nine, including the Cristal Bear winner from Berlinale, The Little Harbour, will be premiered here. All the 11 films shown in the Slovak Film Country…

Drive Your Plough Over the Bones of the Dead by Agnieszka Holland

Largest companies that help search for job or employees

Not only well-known names placed in the list of the 10 largest employment agencies in Slovakia.

Amazon will deliver packages for free

Orders have to exceed €39 to be eligible.