Wednesday Apr 16
Supreme Court proposes Harabin for its president
Slovak Supreme Court proposed the incumbent president Stefan Harabin to be re-elected for one more term on April 15, the TASR newswire wrote.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Car industry in Slovakia bemoans lack of highway and state of education
PROBLEMS that are inhibiting the auto industry's further development in Slovakia include the absence of a highway connecting the west and the east of the country, a lack of qualified workers and a dearth of links between science, innovation and the sector's needs, representatives of the Slovak Automotive Industry Association told the press on April ... (more)
RegioJet wants IC trains in Slovakia
THE LARGEST private train carrier in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, RegioJet, officially started its preparations for entry into national long-distance transport in Slovakia, the SITA newswire reported.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
[Locked] Jail time for Kosice councillor
KOSICE city councillor Frantisek Olejnik, a former deputy of Smer convicted of taking a bribe for influencing voting, will now officially spend the next few years in prison after his last hope of a reprieve evaporated on April 7. If you want to access the rest of this article, and all other premium content on websites that are part of the PIANO ... (more)
Wed Apr 09, 2014
[EU Elections] From Slovakia to Belgium: a story of failing Roma policy
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Thu Apr 03, 2014
US Embassy awards Ombudswoman Jana Dubovcova
US Ambassador to Slovakia Theodore Sedgwick gave Ombudswoman Jana Dubovcova the Human Rights Defender award April 2. The stance of the embassy is a strong message for the government and its view concerning human rights in Slovakia, the Sme daily wrote.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Slovaks sold young woman in London
A HUMAN TRAFFICKING case was revealed by Slovak police in cooperation with their English counterparts concerning a young Slovak woman.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Politicians were advising Roma on votes
AT THE Kosice housing estate Lunik IX, in Kecerovce, Rankovce and other municipalities in eastern Slovakia where Roma make up a majority, suspicions on vote buying have again appeared, this time in connection with the presidential election.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
New market study, "Slovakia Industrial Construction: Market Update", has been published
This report is the result of Timetric's extensive market research covering the industrial construction market in Slovakia.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
[Locked] Justice Minister Borec survives no-confidence vote
THE OPPOSITION'S initiative to dismiss Justice Minister Tomas Borec was unsuccessful, as only 50 out of 131 MPs present voted for his ouster at a special parliamentary session on March 25. Borec faced the no-confidence motion due to issuing an appeal in the case of convicted former Kosice city councillor Frantisek Olejnik.