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New business zone in Senec gradually coming to life

Company D1 Expo-Business Centrum announced recently the construction of the D1 Business Park in Senec.7. Oct 2019, at 5:00

Slovak star designer leaves Rolls-Royce after six months

There is already speculation over where he will move next.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Oct 2019, at 0:35

Emily, the hood ornament of Rolls Royce is pictured on a classic car at the Essen Motor Show, a show for tuning, motor sport, series sports vehicles and classic cars.

Slovakia welcomes its first cargo train from China

The journey from China took a fortnight.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Oct 2019, at 0:26

Transport Minister Árpád Érsek welcomed the train from China.

Lidl launches online shop in Slovakia

The retail chain will not sell food online though.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Oct 2019, at 13:33

Lidl in Bratislava

Salaries growing faster than labour productivity. Why does it matter?

Slovakia may lose its biggest competitive advantage in years to come.Martin Lindák3. Oct 2019, at 11:32

Slovakia does not have to worry about the potential departure of investors to regional competitors. Labour costs are growing in neighbouring countries, too

A well-known Spanish architect redesigned Eurovea’s surroundings

The city has already greenlighted the plan, which includes more space for cyclists and pedestrians.Tomáš Vašuta3. Oct 2019, at 9:57

A design by Spanish architect Beth Galí.

Minimum wage increase is the highest in 17 years

The central bank warns of the potential negative effects of the increase passed by the government.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Oct 2019, at 23:24

The government meets in Bratislava on October 2, 2019

Ryanair to operate flights from Košice to London next summer

Planes will land at London Stansted instead of Southend in 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Oct 2019, at 23:14

Ryanair has said it will restart its flights from Košice airport, eastern Slovakia, in summer 2020

The Kačka retail chain closes down its shops

Most of the 1,800 employees are expected to lose their job.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Oct 2019, at 12:54

Kačka has been one of the biggest retail chains in Slovakia

Slovakia is more digitally competitive, but it still lags behind its neighbours

Slovakia placed 47th in the 2019 World Digital Competitiveness Ranking.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Oct 2019, at 22:01

Cyber-security, illustrative stock photo

Who are the richest Slovaks?

The Forbes Slovakia magazine published a list of people with theCompiled by Spectator staff, 1. Oct 2019, at 13:22

Ivan Chrenko's HB Reavis is behind the Stanica Nivy project.

Only the bomb shelter will remain from the former hospital

Eset unveiled its plans to turn the former hospital into a research and innovation campus.Jana Liptáková, 1. Oct 2019, at 13:15

Eset wants to keep the bomb shelter when building its new R&D campus on premises of the former military hospital and use it in a creative way.

Slovakia maintains its rating, but its outlook worsens

Corruption and budget issues are behind the worsened outlook.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Sep 2019, at 22:59

Government has approved hospital reform

But it lacks the support of Smer.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Sep 2019, at 13:19

PM Peter Pellegrini and Health Minister Andrea Kalavská after the government approved the reform of hospitals.

Audit companies can help firms make it through rough times

Share of services provided in the advisory segment increasing.Jana Liptáková, 30. Sep 2019, at 13:07

Audit companies provide a range of advisory services that help companies increase their performance and profitability.


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Slovakia is one of the most industrialised countries in the EU

More developed countries employ fewer people in industry.Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Sep 2019, at 23:14

Illustrative stock photo

State expects tax shortfall of hundreds of millions over next few years

The finance minister claims that the situation is serious.Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Sep 2019, at 23:04

Ladislav Kamenický

No balanced budget this year

Slowing economy and the profligate cabinet postpone the balanced budget for the future.Jana Liptáková, 26. Sep 2019, at 16:17

Finance Minister Ladislav Kamenický is experiencing tough budgetary times.

Parliament approves trade agreement with Canada

CETA will have only a minimal impact on Slovakia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. Sep 2019, at 13:47

Slovak parliament