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New flats are lacking. Should Bratislava prepare for a crisis scenario?

Red tape and resistance to developers have dried the supply of new flats.Tomáš Vašuta24. Jan 2020, at 10:42

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Tax havens attract a record number of Slovak firms

They prefer the USA to Cyprus.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Jan 2020, at 21:59

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Slovakia falls in the innovation index

The country placed the worst in the V4 region.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Jan 2020, at 11:10

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Bratislava airport will offer new destination in Russia

Planes operated by Wizz Air will fly to Russia four times a week.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Jan 2020, at 12:39

Orthodox icon Virgin of Kazan is projected at the Kazansky Cathedral with a statue of Field Marshal Prince Mikhail Kutuzov on the left in St. Petersburg, Russia.

The first night train from Vienna has arrived in Brussels

The connection will link Belgium with central Europe.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Jan 2020, at 21:48

Nightjet is the first train to connect Vienna and Brussels, bringing Brussels closer to central Europe
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Second avian flu case in Slovakia found near Trnava

Both cases so far occurred in western Slovakia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Jan 2020, at 13:33

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Invest in Slovakia: Economy and business environment

Practical information from Investment Advisory Guide20. Jan 2020, at 11:40

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Noerr advises National Engineering Industries Limited (NEI), a part of the CK Birla Group, on acquisition of Kinex

This is further evidence of Noerr building a strong regional M&A force, after years of developing its M&A practice in Slovakia.20. Jan 2020, at 6:00

Government approves investment aid for five companies

We just did our homework, Economy Minister Peter Žiga said.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Jan 2020, at 22:58

The government approves investment support for five eastern Slovakian companies on January 15, 2020

Government urged to adopt new focus on R&D to help economy

The welcomed hike in tax incentive is not enough, say experts.Jana Liptáková, 16. Jan 2020, at 15:07

Slovakia needs to shift its focus to innovation.

Government sets a cap to state expenses

It will affect the new cabinet.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Jan 2020, at 14:15

Ladislav Kamenický

These 8 graphs explain why Slovakia is a car nation

Slovakia is the world’s largest car producer per capita.Jozef Tvardzík16. Jan 2020, at 12:37

An employee works on a car model at the PSA Groupe Slovakia car plant in Trnava, western Slovakia, on April 4, 2019.

Are the records of Slovak car industry getting a bitter undertone?

Automotive industry calls for measures to keep it internationally competitive.Jana Liptáková, 16. Jan 2020, at 7:49

Groupe PSA Slovakia plant in Trnava.

KFC says it will open 11 new branches in Slovakia

The fast food chain operates four restaurants in the country.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Jan 2020, at 21:33

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Average salary exceeded €1,100 last year

Cleaners and postal workers earned the least. IT architects had the highest salary, according to the Profesia job portal.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Jan 2020, at 13:09

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Bratislava airport will launch a direct flight to western Africa

Passengers can also travel to the Greek islands of Rhodos and Corfu.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Jan 2020, at 22:18

Bratislava Airport

Slovakia reported the highest inflation since 2012

Consumer prices dropped due to the reduction in fuel and food prices.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Jan 2020, at 21:57

Slovakia's 2019 total inflation rate reached 2.7 percent.

Electronic forms for tax return are now available online

Tax returns are due by March 31.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Jan 2020, at 13:58

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Slovakia beats record in car production, again

Automotive industry calls for action to keep the sector competitive.Jana Liptáková, 13. Jan 2020, at 13:32

Avian flu has returned to Slovakia

The veterinary authority has adopted steps to prevent the spread of disease.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Jan 2020, at 13:07

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