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Gambling costs Slovaks billions

LAST year Slovaks spent a total of almost Sk9.25 billion (€222 million) on slot machines, almost half of what they annually on food.

According to daily Pravda some municipalities are trying to ban gambling in their localities, but most of them are also profiting from it, and mayors consider income from gambling an important source of money.

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Sulík’s party benefits from the dispute with PM Matovič

The Hlas party of former PM Pellegrini is rising, too.

Economy Minister Richard Sulík (l) was charged by PM Igor Matovič (r) to purchase millions of antigen tests.

Investors pursued projects and transactions despite the virus

Investors pursued projects and transactions despite the virus. Check out the 2020 investment highlights from Slovakia.

The visualisation of new Istropolis building

Better times ahead for the Calvary in Bratislava

The last preserved station was restored this summer.

The last preserved station of the Stations of the Cross in Bratislava