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Brussels seeks better protection of clients

The current mandatory insurance does not guarantee that clients receive their money back. Compiled by Spectator staff ,28. May 2017, at 9:00

Slovaks pick different destinations for summer holidays than in the past.

UNESCO sees potential in Poloniny

A micro-project should be launched in three localities this autumn. Compiled by Spectator staff ,27. May 2017, at 9:00

National Park Poloniny

Slovakia lures tourists

The country is attractive for visitors as a friendly and safe country with plenty of tourist draws . Erik Rédli ,26. May 2017, at 12:00

Slovak mountains are attractive the year round.

Bratislava offers flights to Corfu

The connection, operated by Irish low-cost airline Ryanair, can be used until the end of summer season. Compiled by Spectator staff ,26. May 2017, at 11:55

Bratislava airport, departure hall

EU roaming fees to end on June 15 – in theory

Slovak customers still waiting to find out how mobile operators will implement change. Jana Liptáková ,26. May 2017, at 6:40

Veľký Meder heated by geothermal energy

In Slovakia four towns harness geothermal energy to heat flats, schools and other facilities. Compiled by Spectator staff ,25. May 2017, at 22:50

Several Slovak towns already use thermal springs for heating.

Police reveal tax fraud worth millions of euros

Police accused eight people who may spend between seven to twelve years in prison. Compiled by Spectator staff ,25. May 2017, at 22:42

Tibor Gašpar

The state will respond to the cable car project by the end of JunePhoto

Developer HB Reavis applies for the statute of an important investment to build the Bratislava bus station and cable car . Compiled by Spectator staff ,25. May 2017, at 6:53

Cable car in London

Construction of Zaha Hadid project in Bratislava launchedPhoto

The three residence towers of Sky Park should be complete in late 2019. Compiled by Spectator staff ,25. May 2017, at 6:44

Laying of the 600kg foundation stone of the Sky Park project by Zaha Hadid.

EC scrutinises state aid for JaguarPhoto

There is a question whether the scrutiny may impact the carmaker’s plans to invest in Slovakia. Compiled by Spectator staff ,25. May 2017, at 6:24

The construction site of a brand new plant of Jaguar Land Rover near Nitra.

Shareholders of Prima Banka and Sberbank approve merger

Merger still subject to approval by The National Bank of Slovakia. Compiled by Spectator staff ,25. May 2017, at 5:53

Slovakia changes land expropriation to unlock construction of Bratislava ring road

Experts warn that the new legislation may result in irreplaceable damage to national nature parks. Jana Liptáková ,24. May 2017, at 17:04

Slovakia vies for medicines agency

What chances does the country have at winning the seat of the prestigious European Medicines Agency that needs to relocate from London? Radka Minarechová ,24. May 2017, at 16:00

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A Chinese tyre company may come to Slovakia

The investment of the LinLong company in the Czech Republic is in talks, Slovakia, Poland and Hungary are also considered. Compiled by Spectator staff ,24. May 2017, at 13:58

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State company launches tender for renovation of lock chambers on Danube

The Vodohospodárska výstavba (VV) state-owned company plans to renovate part of the Gabčíkovo waterworks (VD) hydro-power-plant for almost €139 million. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. May 2017, at 23:30

Gabčíkovo hydro-power plant

Companies won’t need e-IDs for official email

For a small fee, statutory representatives will be able to receive state mail to their personal letterboxes. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. May 2017, at 13:21

Slovakia wants bigger balance in mutual trade with China

Slovakia wants to participate in China’s New Silk Road project. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. May 2017, at 0:04

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaking at the opening of the Belt and Road Forum is displayed on a big screen near decorations depicting a modern high speed train and Chinese Admiral Zheng, who commanded expeditionary voyages across Asia and East Africa in the 15th century, in Beijing on May 14.

Lozorno boasts most developed plant for assembling car wheels in EuropePhoto

The PTG company has developed tailor-made robots for this assembly plant near Bratislava. Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. May 2017, at 23:53

PTG assembly line in Lozorno.

PM Fico: Investors should clearly declare whether they have encountered corruption or not

Representatives of the biggest investors in Slovakia met with Fico to discuss the local business environment. Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. May 2017, at 23:40

PM Robert Fico meeting with representatives of big investors in Slovakia.

Unemployment rate falls to 7.74 percent in April

For the first time since 2008, the unemployment rate in Slovakia was lower than 8 percent. Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. May 2017, at 14:03

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