Quotes of the Week

"We are not just an ornament within government."

Béla Bugár, Chairman of the Slovak Hungarian Coalition (SMK) on why his party was unwilling to support coalition-proposed constitutional amendments. Bugar said SMK demands on the amendments had been ignored by the Democratic Left Party (SDL).

"I expected more."

President Rudolf Schuster after visiting his newly purchased Presidential villa in Bratislava's Slavín area. The state bought the villa for 36 million crowns ($783,000) and further reconstruction is estimated at an additional 1.5 million ($32,600).

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Employers will start testing unvaccinated employees on Monday

The Economy Ministry issued the manual on Friday afternoon, one day after it was supposed to.

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Incomers from countries where omicron was confirmed asked to report to authorities

Slovakia's Public Health Authority is working on new border rules.

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The fountain in its current shape and visualisation of its refurbishment.

The biggest fountain in Bratislava will gush water again

The Družba fountain on Námestie Slobody Square will be renovated after 40 years. Take a look at what its dilapidated interior looks like before the reconstruction.

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