April: The top business stories of 2012

Kia Motors Slovakia launches second generation of its cee'd model. Kia Motors Slovakia in Teplička nad Váhom launches serial production of the second generation of the Kia cee'd and starts to run at full capacity in a three-shift operation.

Kia Motors Slovakia launches second generation of its cee'd model. Kia Motors Slovakia in Teplička nad Váhom launches serial production of the second generation of the Kia cee'd and starts to run at full capacity in a three-shift operation.

Eurostat reports Slovakia’s 2011 deficit at 4.8 percent of GDP. Slovakia’s government closed 2011 with a deficit of 4.8 percent of GDP, according to the EU statistics office Eurostat, including loans to state-run hospitals and railway companies as part of the deficit. Without these transfers the deficit would have been 3.9 percent of GDP.

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In 2017, there were less than 900 capercaillies in Slovakia.

Slovakia failed to protect the capercaillie, EU court rules

Activists have said the ruling confirms the state's fatal failure in protecting Slovak nature.


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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

Commission greenlights Slovakia’s request for €400 million

Money should arrive in mid-summer, after a committee’s opinion is delivered to the Commission.


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Igor Matovič (right) shakes hands with OĽaNO MP Andrej Stančík who said he had a problem with a vote together with the far right, but then voted with them anyway.

No, Mr. Matovič, the end doesn't justify the means

OĽaNO’s leader rejects formal cooperation with the fascists, while exploiting a shadow coalition in which they are full members.


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Retired general and security expert Pavel Macko.

Slovakia still isn't ready to host NATO battle groups permanently

But the country will need a long-term NATO presence, a security expert claims.


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