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Quote of the Week


"Because of the leadership of [Party of the Democratic Left - SDĽ] chairman [Jozef] Migaš, the SDĽ has lost its image as a clean party free of the influence of interest groups."

Finance Minister Brigita Schmögnerová on the June 24 programme Na telo ('hard hitting') on Markíza TV. Schmögnerová is seen as part of a reformist SDĽ group under Education Minister Milan Ftáčnik which will challenge Migaš' leadership at the SDĽ's July 8 congress.




"The ambulance came too quickly."

František Zemko, director of the Council for the Protection of Constitutional Representatives, explaining why a critically ill President Ruldolf Schuster had to wait several minutes outside Kramáre hospital while members of his family banged on windows to be admitted.


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Bratislava councillors want gambling regulation, not ban

Seventeen councillors do not agree with total prohibition of gambling in the capital, they want to continue in its strict regulation.

Unemployment rate keeps decreasing

Positive development of Slovakia’s economy seen behind the decrease.

European Investment Bank supported Slovakia with €918 million in 2016

2016 was a successful year for the EIB Group in Slovakia, said EIB Vice-President Vazil Hudák.

Vazil Hudák

Slovak film won Generation Kplus section at Berlinale

The film Little Harbour that won the Crystal Bear – beating movies from many other countries - is the work of (mostly) Slovak women.

Director of Little Harbour, Iveta Grófová, with the Cristal Bear