Quote of the Week


"Next year I will come to Slovakia not as a speaker promoting the flat tax, but as a tourist. Slovakia is a spectacular country. Next time I come I want to travel around some parts of the country by bicycle."

US billionaire and media magnate Steve Forbes, in Slovakia to promote the country's planned 19 percent flat-rate income tax plan. Forbes twice ran for the US presidency on a flat tax platform.


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News digest: Slovakia opens more testing sites

Slovaks smoke less than 10 years ago. Former tennis player who skipped the vaccination line helped at a hospital.

Journalists' dilemma over the case of the charged Jaroslav Haščák

Investigative reporter Adam Valček writes about what he learned during the Kuciak murder trial and how it applies in the case of the charged co-founder of Penta.

Jaroslav Haščák

Drop in car production lower than expected

Carmakers manufactured 11 percent less cars than in 2019.

Carmakers in Slovakia also produce electric battery and hybrid car models.