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Fico remains most trusted politician

ACCORDING to a poll carried out by the Slovak Statistics Office at the beginning of May, Smer leader Robert Fico remains the most trusted Slovak politician, with the support of 26 percent of Slovaks.

President Ivan Gašparovič ranked second with 15.1 percent and Movement for a Democratic Slovakia leader Vladimír Mečiar third with 10.5 percent, the TASR news agency reported.

Žilina mayor, Ján Slota, ranks next with 10.4 percent and Hungarian Coalition Party leader Béla Bugár fifth with 9.2 percent.

Prime Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda ranked sixth with 6.9 percent.

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Preparation of young journalists lags

Editors and students complain about the lack of practical training at journalism schools and missing links with the realities of the media market.

International students travel to attend world leading universities. So they did in the past.

Raslavice village creates jobs; constructs wellness centre

By using eurofunds and state aid new Mayor of Raslavice Marek Rakoš thus created some 80 jobs in two years.

Fico: We are ready to discuss the 13th salary

The prime minister also presented reasons why Slovakia should be in the EU core.

PM Robert Fico

Meucci: Italy is not going through a catastrophe

Gabriele Meucci has been serving as the Italian Ambassador to Slovakia since January this year. He says that Slovakia is a haven for Italian investors but recently also for Italians coming here to work.

Italian Ambassador to Slovakia Gabriele Meucci