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The share of rental apartments on the market decreases in Slovakia

This is a consequence of changes following the fall of the communist regime.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Jul 2018, at 5:57

Town of Svidník is rebuilidng a former dormitory into municipal rental apartments.

U.S. Steel does not plan to leave Košice

It is even considering new investments.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Jul 2018, at 14:31

U.S. Steel Košice

Bratislava Airport had historically highest number of passengers in June

26 percent more passengers passed through M.R. Štefánik Airport in Bratislava compared to last year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Jul 2018, at 22:33

Bratislava M.R. Štefánik airport

Slovakia scored worse in health care than Pakistan

Even Pakistan scored better in health care, according to a recently published Index.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Jul 2018, at 14:05

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Fewer Slovak companies are based in tax havens

An analysis drafted by the consulting company Bisnode has confirmed a slight downward trend in the number of Slovak companies based in tax havens.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jul 2018, at 22:17

UAE, illustrative stock photo

Retailer Kaufland launches happy hour in Slovakia

When shopping in the evening during certain days, shoppers get discounts.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jul 2018, at 22:14

Kaufland offers happy hour.

Volkswagen Slovakia suspended production for two weeks

After a traditional summer corporate holiday - focusing on maintenance and repairs, however, business-as-usual will be restored on July 30.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jul 2018, at 14:00

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Slovakia is the first country to test a new VAT refund app

Getting money back for buying souvenirs in Slovakia will be easier - there will be an app.Nina Francelová, 17. Jul 2018, at 12:44

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Support scheme for purchase of electric cars was not completely utilised

The state is launching a new support scheme. This time for municipalities only.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Jul 2018, at 22:30

Volkswagen employees accuse management of discrimination against workers in its Martin plant

Unlike other VW plants in Slovakia, they do not receive compensation benefit for transport and accommodation.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Jul 2018, at 22:10

Volkswagen Slovakia in Bratislava.

Jaguar will need people from abroad for its plant in Slovakia

HR director Nicci Cook says that she sees women and the long-term unemployed as an untapped resource of the work force for the JLR plant in Nitra.Marek Poracky16. Jul 2018, at 13:14

Nicci Cook

Slovaks have new investment favourite – recreational real estate

The increased interest is pushing prices up.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Jul 2018, at 14:00

Zemplínska Šírava lake

With a few clicks, farmers can now verify ownership of farmland

The system is accessible to farmers applying for direct payments as well as the general public.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Jul 2018, at 21:55

UGKK chair Mária Frindrichová and Agriculture Minister Gabriela Matečná, from left.

Seven investors receive state aid in millions of euros

Investments allocated to less developed districts, while some of them include R&D.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Jul 2018, at 13:32

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Is the completion of Mochovce nuclear plant close?

PM Pellegrini inspected the construction site of the delayed project.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Jul 2018, at 22:48

PM Peter Pellegrini inspected the construction site of the third block of the Mochovce nuclear power plant.

Ministry embarked on the fight against droughts, launching a campaign

A new website, protisuchu.sk, is part of the campaign.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Jul 2018, at 13:20

Drought, illustrative stock photo

Automotive suppliers will invest further millions in Slovakia

Companies apply for help from the state.Marek Poracký10. Jul 2018, at 10:14

One of the three carmakers already producing in Slovakia.

Slovak drivers go beyond borders to save on fuel

Motor fuel in Slovakia is more expensive not only compared with Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic but also Austria.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Jul 2018, at 22:07

Why do young people remain with their parents?

Statistics show that Slovaks leave the nest only at the age of 31, the third highest in the EU.Radka Minarechová, 9. Jul 2018, at 6:30

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Excessive VAT refunds have been published

After some other facts were stated, Financial Administration has now started publishing the names of recipients of excessive VAT refunds, so anyone can check. The author calls this step the biggest progress in…Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Jul 2018, at 12:05

Difference in prices can sometimes generate big VAT returns. Illustrative stock photo