Opinion

PM Eduard Heger was vaccinated in Bratislava during the first weekend of May. He received the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Know-how acquired by people working with excluded Roma communities could help to get the rest of the country immunised quicker. 3. máj3. May 2021, at 14:04
Ľubica Karvašová has served as the diplomatic advisor on EU affairs to Igor Matovič as prime minister and now continues her mission under his successor, Eduard Heger.
Ľubica Karvašová is the EU affairs advisor to the Slovak prime minister. 28. apr28. Apr 2021, at 15:57
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Tibor Lörincz of Tatra Banka points out that Slovakia's path to a knowledge economy requires many changes and much effort, but the first inevitable step is to start investing in R&D. 27. apr27. Apr 2021, at 12:00
The right educational choice for your child can make all the difference in her or his successful academic career.
Once the information is gathered and assessed, the bottom line is to choose the school that you and your child feel best about him attending. 26. apr26. Apr 2021, at 15:14
PM Heger, Defence Minister Naď and Foreign Minister Korčok (left to right) arrive to the press conference.
OĽaNO leader Igor Matovič had cast doubt on Slovakia’s loyalty to its allies, but the Heger cabinet uses an opportunity to do the right thing. 26. apr26. Apr 2021, at 14:11
Dagmar Horná
Pandemic sparks human rights-related debates, showing that most people lack the theoretical background to discuss these issues. 22. apr22. Apr 2021, at 15:20
As of Monday, hairdressers are among the businesses allowed to open for clients after a four-month-long lockdown.
What does the government need to do to make this post-lockdown opening Slovakia’s last? Sputnik, still at the centre of attention, is not the answer. 19. apr19. Apr 2021, at 13:42
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When feelings count for more than lives

Why are Slovaks still dying in horrific numbers from a preventable disease? 16. apr16. Apr 2021, at 7:00
Finance Minister Igor Matovič (OĽaNO) between his trips to Moscow and Budapest.
OĽaNO politicians seem to think they are applying the highest political virtue. Could they be more wrong? 12. apr12. Apr 2021, at 13:03
PM Igor Matovič talked about the purchase of 2 million Sputnik V vaccines in mid-February.
The former prime minister committed a diplomatic faux pas and disregarded the Slovak national interest, says foreign policy analyst Pavel Havlíček. 9. apr9. Apr 2021, at 17:18
What are the most important factors to consider? 8. apr8. Apr 2021, at 11:07
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What are the keys to turning Slovakia's brain drain into brain gain? 6. apr6. Apr 2021, at 12:00
President Zuzana Čaputová appoints the cabinet of Eduard Heger.
The new prime minister could give Slovakia exactly what it needs right now. 5. apr5. Apr 2021, at 11:21
Ever Given
The global shipping industry acts first and deals with consequences later. 4. apr4. Apr 2021, at 17:14
Na Slovensku Aj Po Anglicky

Nerozumiem, can you repeat that?

Learning Slovak is crucial for immigrants to Slovakia.
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In his podcast "Na Slovensku Aj Po Anglicky", Jeremy Hill speaks with 15 foreigners about their experiences learning Slovak. 3. apr3. Apr 2021, at 11:20
Blue Church (St Elizabeth's Church)
The deep silence of Christ’s death night made me want to forget history, writes former Fulbright scholar and author Andrew Giarelli. 1. apr1. Apr 2021, at 17:43
Martin Pavelka
Living with other cultures is a great way to realise how much we don't know, says ADRA Slovakia volunteer. 30. mar30. Mar 2021, at 7:01
PM Igor Matovič and his potential successor, Finance Minister Eduard Heger.
Ordinary prime minister bestows forgiveness, Heger is to become prime minister, Sulik will cook for Matovič again. 29. mar29. Mar 2021, at 13:43
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Last year’s reforms focused on the new Kuzarbeit scheme as well the Recovery Plan Framework. This year’s pro-business changes focus on the Smart Tax package as explained below. 26. mar26. Mar 2021, at 7:00
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Hall of mirrors

PM Igor Matovič
What Slovak politicians mean when they say sebareflexia. 24. mar24. Mar 2021, at 19:00