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MPs give STV head the sack

PARLIAMENT on August 20 fired Slovak Television (STV) public station director Milan Materák over a scandal involving the awarding of excessively generous dismissal packages to senior STV management.

STV, which is to play a major role in party advertising in the lead-up to a September 20-21 national ballot, will be led by two internal managers.

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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.

Employee of the ministry’s agency accused of corruption

If found guilty, the employee of the Agricultural Paying Agency may spend up to eight years in prison for taking a bribe.

Sagan wins first race of 2017 Video

The Slovak cyclist triumphed at the second race of the Belgian classics.

Peter Sagan

Queues rigged at foreigners’ police, say clients

Not our problem, say police, who blame ‘cultural specifics’ and ‘habits’ of foreigners.

Queue in front of the foreigners' police department in Bratislava.