Five Lenins in unexpected places
The smashing of a statue of Lenin in Kiev by protesters leaves the city without a monument to the leader of the 1917 revolution - but there are plenty left in other countries, and indeed in other parts of Ukraine.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
[Locked] Kosice House of Arts alight with Hanukkah lights
THE JEWISH festival of Hanukkah was celebrated in several places throughout Slovakia, but a big Hanukkah menorah was placed near the former Kosice synagogue, now the House of Arts.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
First convicted Slovak terrorist to be re-examined
THE COURT could change the verdict that sentenced the man found guilty of terrorism to 25 years in prison for blowing up a rubbish bin close to a McDonalds' fast food branch in Kosice.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
[Locked] First Jacobean pilgrimage in Slovakia opened
IN CERMEL, a district in the city of Kosice, the first Jacobean route in Slovakia has been opened.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Incumbent governors confirm position in four regions
IN BRATISLAVA, Nitra, Kosice and Trnava, the incumbent regional governors confirmed their positions in the second round of the election on November 23. Kosice regional Governor Zdenko Trebula, who received 53.07 percent of the vote against opposition candidate Rudolf Bauer, a former regional governor, was unhappy with the low turnout in the region ... (more)
Sun Nov 24, 2013
[Locked] Belgian offerings
DURING KOSICE'S year as the European Capital of Culture , many cultural events in Slovakia have moved to the eastern-Slovak metropolis.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Unemployment fell to 13.66 percent in October
The unemployment rate in Slovakia fell by 0.18 percentage points month-on-month and by 0.03 p.p.s year-on-year to stand at 13.66 percent in October.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Slovak Telekom launches LTE in five cities
During the remainder of 2013 and 2014 the operator said it will launch in other cities in western, central and eastern Slovakia, and will cover 20% of the population with 4G services in three months.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
[Locked] US companies or companies with US investors in Slovakia
AT&T Global Network Services Slovakia, www.corp.att.comCisco Systems, www.cisco.skCitibank, www.citibank.skCBRE, www.cbre.skCoca-Cola HBC Slovenska republika, www.coca-cola.skCushman & Wakefield Property Services Slovakia, www.cushmanwakefield.comDell, www.dell.skDelphi Slovensko, www.delphi.comEli Lilly Slovakia, www.lilly.comFedEx Express - ... (more)
Fri Nov 15, 2013
[Locked] Slovak Telekom launches 4G network
SLOVAK Telekom, one of the three mobile providers in Slovakia, launched the commercial operation of its 4G network used for quick data transmission on November 15. In the first phase the network will be available in five towns: Trnava, Nitra, Zilina, Banska Bystrica and Presov, the SITA newswire reported.
Customs officers train in eastern Slovakia
CUSTOMS officers from all over Slovakia are attending training held near the Ukrainian border in Vysne Nemecke, Kosice Region.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Researchers at Faculty Hospital Have Reported New Data on Bone Research
According to news originating from Kosice, Slovakia, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Porous silicon nitride ceramics having properties similar to the human trabecular bone have been sintered and characterized in order to develop a material applicable as bone substitute.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Smer dominates four regions
HALF of the eight regional councils in Slovakia will be dominated by councillors of the ruling Smer party who were elected into the seats as Smer candidates or in coalitions with the Christian Democrats .