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Racially motivated crimes on the rise

Over the last year the number of racially motivated crimes in Slovakia has increased. The police recorded 113 crimes motivated by racism or a similar intolerance, news wire SITA reported.

The largest number of racially motivated crimes last year (37) was committed in the Bratislava region, while the lowest number was recorded in both the Nitra and Prešov regions (17).

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Slovak scientist in the US: Slovak science needs more than just money to thrive

It seems as if we do not want skilled scientists to return home, says Dominika Truban, who founded a platform connecting Slovak researchers abroad and at home.

Dominika Truban

The Education Ministry to restore the analytical institute

The institute that is part of the Value for Money initiative was merged with another body at the beginning of the year.

Education Minister Martina Lubyová

New web app shows property owned by politicians

The aim is to clearly show publicly accessible information about public officials that is scattered through various state websites and registers.

Zsolt Simon

Blog: Helping others helps your company too

Tatiana Čaplová, Program Coordinator for CSR at the Pontis Foundation, offers a very interesting look behind the scenes of the most successful CSR event in Slovakia - Naše Mesto (Our City).

Bratislava