BUSINESS BYTES

Jekyl and Hyde economics

Ján (?? Is this his first name? Check Trend Oct. 26) Cekota, an EBRD representative in Slovakia was quoted as saying: "From the outside, Slovakia appears to have the best economic results in the region. Its [economic] stability is one of the biggest surprises of applied economics in the ş90's." But there's a catch. "More problematic, however, is the government's approach to the sale of state property. The government is not able to decide whether it wants foreign investment or not. On one hand, it wants a lot of money, but on the other hand it does not want to give up control of the economy."

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

Cabinet agrees on COVID screening

More details will be presented tomorrow.

Košice

More tips for outings in Bratislava during the lockdown

Walks along the Danube bank offer a feeling of being far from the city rush.

This place, part of Ovsištské Lúky (Ovsište Meadows) in Petržalka, is still Bratislava.

Roundup: Fairytale app that makes children read

An award-winning design by a Slovak architect and a trip to Zádielska dolina valley. Here’s your latest roundup.

A man wearing a face covering sits in an armchair on the snow-covered Main Street in Košice on January 13, 2021.

Police investigate surveillance of journalist, IPI calls for utmost seriousness

Police launch criminal prosecution after Denník N reporter said she was followed and opposition MP Robert Fico wrote about her private life.

l-r: Head of Let's Stop Corruption Foundation Zuzana Petková, journalist Monika Tódová, journalist Adam Valček, and Xénia Makarová of the Let's Stop Corruption Foundation