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Construction of Slovak-Polish gas pipeline link launched

After it's complete, Slovakia will have access to the Baltic LNG terminal.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Sep 2018, at 0:53

Ceremonial launch of the construction of the Slovakia-Polish gas interconnector.

Some nuclear blocks temporarily out of operation

Several repairs and checks are expected to be carried out.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Sep 2018, at 14:00

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New Kia ProCeed revealed as ‘shooting brake’ estate

The car will be manufactured in Kia Motors’ only plant in Europe near Slovakia’s Žilina.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Sep 2018, at 13:51

New Kia ProCeed

The longest highway tunnel in Slovakia is finally bored throughPhoto

Drivers wont be able to drive through it though until 2022.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Sep 2018, at 5:59

Western portal of the Višňové tunnel

Analysts: Inflation in August accelerated, pushed up by rising phone call prices

Plane tickets also impact the development of prices.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Sep 2018, at 13:27

Increasing prices of telephone and internet services pushed the August inflation figures up.

Sereď gets a new industrial park

The developer is the PNK Group from Russia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Sep 2018, at 9:40

PNK Park Sereď
The new ammonia production plant at Duslo Šaľa

Jaguar Land Rover will commence production in Nitra in the coming weeks

The production of one Land Rover Discovery car takes four days.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Sep 2018, at 5:58

JLR Training Academy in Nitra

Regulated electricity prices for households are going up

The regulator argues the higher prices of European carbon allowancesCompiled by Spectator staff, 13. Sep 2018, at 14:58

Power plant Elektárne Nováky (ENO)

Survey: Recruitment plans of companies in Slovakia positive for 4Q

The survey was conducted on a sample of 750 employers.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Sep 2018, at 0:05

Employees, illustrative stock photo

Rural tourism marked a record in Slovakia

Rural tourism achieved record figures in the past year, with foreigners contributing. Wine is a popular commodity and motivation behind tourism.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Sep 2018, at 13:56

Grape harvesting and wine-making is a ritual.

Price of highway stickers remains unchanged in Slovakia

Slovakia has not changed the price of annual highway stickers since 2011.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Sep 2018, at 22:37

Slovaks’ standard of living is improving, but not financial planning

A recent survey shows Slovaks are now better off but they say they have no money to spare. In fact, a poor financial lifestyle and awareness are behind this.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Sep 2018, at 13:20

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Average gross wage is over the €1,000 threshold in Slovakia

Opposition deputy points out that wages are still growing more slowly in Slovakia than in the other V4 countries.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Sep 2018, at 4:59

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Amazon employees want changes in overtime policy

Slovaks at the logistics centre in Sereď mostly want better work conditions.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Sep 2018, at 13:58

Online retailer Amazon opened its new returns centre in Sereď.

US investments include IT companies, automotive suppliers, a steelmaker and morePhoto

Five different examples of US investments 
in Slovakia.Jana Liptáková, 10. Sep 2018, at 6:30

The Amazon returns centre in Sereď

Jaguar Land Rover has increased the price of real estate in Nitra by tens of percent

The price of small apartments has almost doubled.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Sep 2018, at 23:41

The new Jaguar Land Rover plant in Nitra

Slovak army’s orders support the local armament industryPhoto

State company Konštrukta will produce 25 Zuzana 2 artillery systems for the Slovak Armed Forces worth €175 million.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Sep 2018, at 22:55

Defence Minister Peter Gajdoš talking with soldiers at Konštrukta-Defence.

Higher consumption of alcohol-free beer draws investment to eastern Slovakia

Czech brewery is investing into expanding the Slovak brewery in Veľký Šariš.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Sep 2018, at 14:14

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Fashion e-shop will get a new warehouse in western Slovakia

The new warehouse will provide 60,000 square metres on several levels.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Sep 2018, at 12:38

Construction of a warehouse for the chain of fashion e-shops Factcool in Nové Mesto nad Váhom.