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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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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)
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airBaltic to launch Riga - Poprad flight
For the upcoming winter season, Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a new route between Riga and Poprad, Slovakia, on 13 December 2014.
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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Tue Apr 08, 2014
SaS proposes election code changes
OPPOSITION Freedom and Solidarity MPs Lucia Nicholsonova and Martin Poliacik want to amend the new election code to allow Slovaks living abroad to vote in parliamentary, presidential and European Parliament elections.
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.
A non-politician was elected as a president for the first time in...
The second round of presidential election in Slovakia, which took place last Saturday, became victorious for the 51-year-old businessman and multimillionaire, independent candidate Andrej Kiska.
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.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
[Locked] Police close investigation of Sibenik tunnel explosion
BOTH EXPLOSIVES manager Rastislav Mihalik and his employer, Austin Powder Slovakia, were found to be responsible for the tragedy in the Sibenik tunnel near Levoca, a stretch along the D1 cross-country highway, the police investigation showed.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Andrej Kiska, political newcomer, elected Slovak president
Presidential candidate, businessman and philanthropist Andrej Kiska speaks to journalists as his father Andrej Kiska Sr. and his daughter Natalie Kiskova look on after casting their ballots in the second round of the presidential elections in Poprad, Slovakia, March 29. Kiska's rival is Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico.
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.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Newcomer Andrej Kiska elected Slovak president
Presidential candidate, businessman and philanthropist Andrej Kiska prepares to cast his ballot in the second round of the presidential elections in Poprad, Slovakia, Saturday, March 29, 2014.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Norwalk Citizen News
Slovak president race: known quantity vs. upstart
In this Thursday March 6, 2014 file photo, Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico listens to questions during a media conference after an EU summit in Brussels.
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.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
TIS queries use of EU funds
EU FUNDS intended for improving health and health-care infrastructure have gone to regions that need it the least, an analysis by Transparency International Slovensko reveals.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
First Ukrainian protesters will come to Slovakia
THE FIRST group of Ukrainians who participated in the protests against former government in Kiev will arrive to a rehabilitation facility at the Zemplinska Sirava recreation resort, Kosice Region.