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Žiga: Nemak and Franke projects most critical for Gov’t

Government greenlights investment stimuli for four projects. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. Feb 2017, at 22:37

Economy Minister Peter Žiga

Hochtief chief: Slovakia lacks concepts for highway construction

One limiting factor is the lack of money for a more rapid construction of roads. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. Feb 2017, at 22:32

Construction of the Valy bridge.

Slow down, fashion

Most people are unaware that buying too many clothes too harms the environment. Nina Francelová ,23. Feb 2017, at 15:34

What is the deal with palm oil?

Cookies, lipstick, shampoo, margarine, chocolate, soap, toothpaste, and even biodiesel. We are all likely to have used palm oil because many products we use and eat contain it. There is a controversy about palm oil,… Nina Francelová ,23. Feb 2017, at 15:28

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Glossary: Slow down, fashion

Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator… Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. Feb 2017, at 15:27

Topic: People and nature (Exercise)

In exercise for this topic we focus on skill: Presentations. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. Feb 2017, at 15:27

NGOs to get €250,000 to help use EU Funds

The civic sector will be able to supervise more effectively the implementation and use of European-Union funds, also thanks to extra state funding. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. Feb 2017, at 13:51

Peter Pelelgrini

Industrial park for Jaguar will be smaller

Changes are necessary as some of the originally considered plots will not be needed. Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. Feb 2017, at 23:42

The construction site near Nitra

EC praises economy, but problems remain

The recent report highlights Slovakia’s economic development. The country however still lags behind in several areas affecting people’s lives. Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. Feb 2017, at 23:36

Hotels registered a record number of visitors

The increase was impacted by the security situation in the world and as well as the Slovak EU presidency. Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. Feb 2017, at 13:46

Bratislava city lights

Kia negotiations stuck

Trade unions have asked for a higher increase in salaries and are ready to strike. Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. Feb 2017, at 13:37

Most cars produced in Slovakia head for export.

Lack of experts challenges ICT sector

To maintain the competitiveness, the Slovak government must support digitising the economy and take a positive stance towards the ICT sector, according to experts. Jana Liptáková ,22. Feb 2017, at 9:21

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Most Slovaks own their residence

Slovaks consider having their property one of the biggest certainties. Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. Feb 2017, at 5:30

Energy regulator’s head to have limited powers

The ruling coalition will also confirm plans to create an energy holding. Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. Feb 2017, at 21:57

The coalition parties leaders (l-r): Andrej Danko, Robert Fico and Béla Bugár

Germans will distribute cars from Nitra’s JRL plant

The state-run freight carrier Cargo did not succeed in its bid, but is still discussing the distribution of suborders with the German firm. Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. Feb 2017, at 21:46

Jaguar Land Rover’s construction site

500 new jobs to be created

Four companies want to invest altogether €88.5 million in Slovakia. Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. Feb 2017, at 13:46

Inspectors to focus on firms with foreign staff

Scrutiny follows media report by Serbian journalist concerning conditions in a Galanta-based plant. Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. Feb 2017, at 13:43

Labour Minister Ján Richter

Office space expected to grow

The growing economy and falling unemployment rate create a good environment for the growth of companies already established in Slovakia, but also for the arrival of new ones. Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. Feb 2017, at 5:30

The Zuckermandel project

A record year for investment properties

The region is in the focus of big real estate firms, which may contribute to an increase in foreign investments in near future. Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. Feb 2017, at 5:30

Unemployment rate keeps decreasing

Positive development of Slovakia’s economy seen behind the decrease. Compiled by Spectator staff ,20. Feb 2017, at 22:07

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