Quote of the week

“You can call me Tired Joe; I am frustrated that we have been living through the crisis for five years.”

“You can call me Tired Joe; I am frustrated that we have been living through the crisis for five years.”

Finance Minister Peter Kažimír, speaking after a multi-hour discussion of Slovakia’s 2013-16 Stability Programme.

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News digest: Slovakia will receive more than 4 million vaccines

Schools will continue with distance education. Curfew will be applied on January 25 and 26 too.

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I receive more hate mail than I used to, says outgoing transparency watchdog director

Gabriel Šípoš leaves Transparency International Slovakia after 11 years. Slovakia has gone a long way in transparency, he says.

Gabriel Šípoš

Conservative NGOs received gender equality subsidies despite experts' recommendations

Leaked documents show the recipients of the Labour Ministry’s 2020 subsidies were favoured even though they did not achieve the highest score in the competition.

Labour Minister Milan Krajniak (Sme Rodina)