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Government approves 3 million for Vratna Dolina relief
SLOVAK areas of Terchova and Vratna dolina will receive a 3-million financial aid from the state to spend on relief work after last week's landslides and torrential rains.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
[Locked] Nova Bana citizens protest against metal festival
SOME inhabitants of Nova Bana, Banska Bystrica Region, have been fighting the biggest heavy metal music festival in Slovakia, Gothoom, scheduled for mid-August.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Cars trapped after landslides in north-central Slovakia, no fatalities
After the heavy storm on the evening of July 21 saw torrential rains and even landslides to some parts of Slovakia, 21 people reported their cars trapped in the Vratna Dolina valley close to the municipality of Terchova.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Slovak Medical University Complex Gets The Renkus-Heinz Treatment
The main system includes several ICONYX IC16-R-II and IC8-R-II digitally steered arrays, as well as a number of ICX7-II mechanically steered arrays.
Judicial Council to elect new deputy chair July 21
MEMBERS of the Judicial Council are set to meet in Bratislava on July 21 to elect a new vice-chair, the Judicial Council has reported on its website.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
[Locked] A1 2ilina's KioSK art festival merges genres and themes
ONE ART festival that happens to take place outside the Slovak capital occurs in a city usually associated with cars, industry and a transport-focused university: Zilina.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
[Locked] Bank employees steal a 400,000 from unsuspecting victim
Police in Zilina uncovered a fraud involving an organised group of three men and one woman and a 393,000 transfer from the bank account of an unsuspecting victim to a bank account abroad.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Unified road tax on the table
THE FINANCE Ministry is proposing to unify motor vehicle tax rates in 2015, a break from the current policy, whereby regional self-governments set rates, and an attempt to level the playing field for businesses.
[Locked] Italian seniors drawn to Bystrica
A DELEGATION of Italian businesspersons from Rome, Milan, Bari and Sicily visited Banska Bystrica in May to explore possibilities of cooperation with local businessmen and the city management in tourism and to draw more Italians to this region, the TASR newswire wrote.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Tiny 'Project Gregory' Billboard Homes Provide Free Housing for the Homeless
Slovakian firm Design Develop has come up with an innovative solution to provide shelter for the homeless: billboards.
More construction firms could be banned for alleged cartel
THE PUBLIC Procurement Office is to decide on whether to ban more construction companies involved in a 2004 cartel agreement in the public tender for the D1 highway from future tenders.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Orange Slovakia launches 4G in three cities
Orange Slovakia has launched its 4G Long Term Evolution network in three cities, offering peak download speeds of up to 150Mbps.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Smer makes leadership changes, proposes economic measures for a 250 million
THE WORKING summit of the ruling Smer party at the end of June brought a number of changes in its leadership.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
[Locked] Eating halusky in 45 seconds
THE JUBILEE 20th World Championship in cooking and eating bryndzove halusky , a typical Slovak delicacy, took place on June 14 in Banska Bystrica.