7 hrs ago
On the trail of the a Blood Countessa of Slovakia
With a ruined centuries-old castle looming up on the hill above, the Slovakian village of Cachtice could easily take a starring role in a Gothic horror film.
15 hrs ago
What Type Of Men Most Women Prefer, According To Science
Why is it that some guys seem to get all the girls while others struggle to snag a single date? It's not their fault; women are hardwired to go for a certain type of guy.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Three to run for Supreme Court president post
THREE people are willing to fight for the Supreme Court president post that has been empty since June after the tenure of Stefan Harabin expired.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Slovakia's Swan to build 300 4G base stations by year-end
The telecom company targets a 4G network made up of more than 1,100 base stations in the country within three years, it said in a statement.
Listen to eastern Europe
The leaders of Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic feel sanctions against Russia have gone a little too far.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Former PM aide gets suspended sentenced for corruption
The verdict is still not valid, as both of the convicted have appealed. "The announced verdict of the Specialised Criminal Court's judge proves that corruption has penetrated the highest levels in our society," said a prosecutor of the Office of the Special Prosecutor, after the verdict was announced, as quoted by the SITA newswire, adding that ... (more)
Sat Aug 16, 2014
OMG, How he got there??
This is the tower of the Castle Devin, near Bratislava. Only at home, looking at my pictures, I noticed a guy fishing from the tower.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The News Tribune
East Europeans aren't so excited about Russia sanctions
The leaders of Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic feel Western sanctions against Russia have gone a little too far.
Six Iranian short films to compete in UNICA festival
Six short films produced by the Iranian Young Cinema Society will be competing in a festival that UNICA will hold in Piestany, Slovakia from August 23 to 30. "Mutual Memories" by Shima Naseri, "Wars" by Saeid Madadi Mahani, "Cut" Reza Jamali, "My Life" by Mehdi Rahimzadeh and Amir-Reza Jalalian, "Ding" by Mohammadreza Rafiei, and "Down, Under the ... (more)
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Hudak is second official candidate for head of Supreme Court
Supreme Court Justice and former state secretary of the Justice Ministry Daniel HudA k is another candidate for the top post at the Supreme Court .
Sun Aug 10, 2014
[Locked] Around 40 cars torched near Vincov Les thermal pool
THE SUMMER heat took its tool when approximately 40 cars parked at the Vincov Les thermal swimming pool complex near Sladkovicovo, Trnava Region were burned to a crisp on July 20. If you want to access the rest of this article, and all other premium content on websites that are part of the PIANO system, you can do so by subscribing to PIANO for ... (more)
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Cannabis farm found at business
About 264 plants were recovered from a cannabis farm after police executed a warrant at a business premises on Trinity Road.
[Locked] Some 85,000 Slovaks have never worked, report shows
MORE THAN 85,000 Slovaks have never held a job, and have therefore never had a chance to develop work experience, Postova Banka analysts wrote in their latest economic weekly based on the Statistics Office data for the first quarter of 2014.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
New Market Research Report: Wine in the Czech Republic
Czech consumers drank more still rose wine during 2013 and they continued to drink more still white wine than still red wine.
UPDATE 2-Hungary's MOL holds to production forecast after quarterly downturn
Hungarian oil group MOL expects to meet its forecasts of rising crude output through 2018 on the back of investments in fields including in Iraq's Kurdistan region, it said on Friday after posting a sharp drop in production in the past quarter.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Low mortgage rates make house more accessible
THE AVAILABILITY of housing in Slovakia is increasing, with people motivated to take out mortgages thanks to favourable interest rates.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Canadian Plastics Magazine
Magna expands interiors facility in Slovakia
In a move to accommodate new business, auto parts maker Magna International Inc. has announced plans to nearly double the size of its automotive interiors manufacturing facility in Trnava, western Slovakia.
Occurrence of sexually-transmitted diseases drops, except gonorrhea
IN 2013, doctors registered 1,055 cases of sexually transmitted diseases in Slovakia, amounting to a year-on-year drop of 87 cases, the TASR newswire reported, citing the figures published on July 28 by the National Centre for Medical Information .
Sun Jul 27, 2014
[Locked] London-Kosice flights popular
THE LAUNCH of a regular route between Kosice in eastern Slovakia and the London airport Luton was one of the milestones of Kosice airport in 2013.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Svecova will be the first candidate for Supreme Court head
Daniela A vecovA will be the first of candidates nominated to run for the post of Supreme Court's chairperson.