1 hr ago
Police catch Slovaks who forged Czech crowns and Swiss francs
Two Slovaks who have released almost 1,600 fake Czech banknotes and dozens of fake Swiss banknotes in retail chains in the Czech Republic and Switzerland, respectively, since 2011, have been detained by the Slovak police, which worked in co-operation with the Czech and Swiss authorities, Banska Bystrica regional police director Marian Slobodnik ... (more)
Trending on the Topix Network
Wed Apr 16, 2014
MalatinskA1 2 recommends investment aid for six companies
Investment aid totalling 20.1 million in the form of tax breaks and subsidies for the acquisition of assets should go to six companies, according to a proposal on the provision of investment aid from the Economy Ministry that will be discussed at cabinet session.
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] Polymath Matej Bel born 330 years ago
FAMOUS Slovak-Hungarian polymath, regional studies scientist, teacher and rector Matej Bel was born on March 22, 1684 in Ocova.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
[Locked] Kotleba turns regional paper into propaganda pamphlet
CELEBRATING the wartime Nazi-allied Slovak state, praising the new regional governor for taking down the EU flag and hateful rhetoric have become typical in the official newspaper of the Banska Bystrica Self-Governing Region, financed from public funds.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Kimelaskas named WVWC's 13th Fulbright Scholar
Liesa Kimelaskas, a senior English and chemistry major from Hendricks, will join the ranks as West Virginia Wesleyan College's 13th Fulbright Scholar.
Liptovsky Mikulas declines to invite Russians to WWII event
REPRESENTATIVES of Liptovsky Mikulas, Zilina Region, have rejected the request from the Russian Embassy to Slovakia to have a Russian military attache attend celebrations commemorating the 69th anniversary of the town's liberation from Nazi Germany.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Ambiguity about wartime state fuels extremists
DOUBLE crosses seen in pictures and portraits of the president of the wartime Nazi-allied Slovak state carried by groups of skinhead youths marching the streets of Bratislava during the mid-March anniversary of the founding of that state: this is a common image each year on March 14. But this year's 75th anniversary version was different, as ... (more)
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Data mining disaster: Computer technology can mine data from social media during disasters
Computer technology that can mine data from social media during times of natural or other disaster could provide invaluable insights for rescue workers and decision makers, according to scientists.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
If Fico loses, he may withdraw from politics
PRIME Minister Robert Fico, the official candidate of the ruling Smer party, might leave politics if he does not succeed in the run-off of the presidential election on March 29 against his challenger, independent candidate Andrej Kiska.
Twenty-nine parties to run in European elections
A RECORD number of 29 political parties and movements submitted candidate slates for the European Parliament election, scheduled to take place in Slovakia on May 24 this year.