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  1. Brain drain problem getting seriousRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Slovak Spectator

    THE NUMBER of students studying at foreign universities increases year by year especially after the 2000 signing of a protocol allowing Slovak students to study for free in Czech universities. With 15 percent of students studying abroad in 2012 Slovakia took third place among OECD countries, according to Slovak Academy of Sciences survey published on April 17 "Czech universities are more active in persuading of our students," Peter PlavA an, the head of universities department at Education Ministry, told the Sme daily.

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  2. Ashantigold coy over John Mensah bid rumoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Ghanamma.com

    The 32-year-old, who is currently unattached after leaving Slovakian side Nitra FC two years ago, has been linked with a return to his boyhood club. The miners are belived to be interested in splashing the cash to bring the strong centre-back to Obuasi with talks reported to be at an advanced stage.

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  3. One in seven choose a job out of desperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Slovak Spectator

    EVERY third person in Slovakia choose his or her job because it was amusing or connected to a hobby, according to Profesia.sk job portal survey cited by the TASR newswire April 16. Others are less lucky. The Focus polling agency conducted the survey on request of Profesia.sk on 1,064 people.

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  4. RegioJet cites growth since 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Slovak Spectator

    THE CZECH railway carrier RegioJet claims it has tripled the number of passengers using the Bratislava-KomA rno route since it took over from the state railway operator A1 2elezniA nA spoloA nosA Slovensko three years ago. "Modern RegioJet trains proved that if passengers are offered good-quality services, they are willing to switch from a car to a train," owner of RegioJet Radim JanA ura told the HospodA rske noviny daily.

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  5. Study highlights Slovakia's aging populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Slovak Spectator

    THOUGH Slovakia is now among the three youngest countries of the European Union, it is on pace to become one of the oldest nations by 2060. One of the most distinctive features of demographic development in Slovakia in past two decades is that the population is ageing in all country's districts and most of the municipalities.

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  6. Health Ministry extending powers of GPsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Slovak Spectator

    THE HEALTH Ministry is gradually extending the powers of general practitioners in the health care system in hopes of improving overall efficiency and promoting GP as a specialisation. Changes allow GPs to perform pre-surgery examinations and the regular treatment of patients with high blood pressure patients, and now the ministry wants them to provide regular treatment of patients with light forms of diabetes.

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  7. Slovakia will continuously monitor security for UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Slovak Spectator

    SLOVAKIA adopted a decision that it is necessary to introduce a new systemic measure securing that Slovakia will avoid any threats in association with the situation in Ukraine. A new Situation Centre of the Slovak Republic should secure non-stop monitoring where its employees should collect information on happenings in the world that may have an impact on Slovakia.

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  8. New website to be launched for Slovak presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Slovak Spectator

    A NEW website is to be launched to serve as the main communications medium for the Slovak presidency of the European Union in the latter half of 2016. One of the steps to be taken regarding Slovakia's historic first presidency of the EU is to create a logo.

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  9. Galleries connecting kids with artRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Slovak Spectator

    Teachers sometimes take their classes to visit galleries where students get in touch with original art. The aim of the special programmes, designed by galleries across Slovakia, is not only to raise the interest of young people in art, but also to teach them to think critically and express their own opinions on what they see in the picture, teachers and gallery educators say.

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  10. Three new investments may bring up to 1,400 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Slovak Spectator

    THREE companies of which two are from the automotive industry are eying Slovakia to place here investments totalling a 59 million and create up to 1,400 work places. The Slovak Economy Ministry is holding talks with them.

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  11. More time to re-thinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Slovak Spectator

    EVERY woman will have two months to change her mind after giving so-called secret birth to a child - according to a draft amendment to the Law on Family. Currently, she can ask for her identity to be secret, but can revoke this decision within six weeks after the birth.

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  12. Slovakia participates in World Hour 2015, dominants left in darkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Slovak Spectator

    SINCE 2010, Slovakia has also been participating in the global environmental event, Earth Hour. The event that strives to point out light pollution and environmental problems will take place on Saturday, March 28, 2015 between 20:30 and 21:30: People, as well as institutions, cities and towns will switch off their lighting for one hour.

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  13. Doctor gets suspended sentence for a 14 bribeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Slovak Spectator

    THE SPECIALISED Criminal Court in Banska Bystrica on March 25 gave a suspended jail sentence of two years and ordered probation of 30 months for Dr. Anna Aghova from Nitra for bribery, TASR reported. The general practitioner was also ordered to pay a fine of 400 and banned from working as a doctor for 12 months.

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  14. VSMU participates in international project of puppetryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    THE ACADEMY of Performing Arts in Bratislava has joined a three-year long international project within the Erasmus series, striving to explore the theatre form of puppetry, and also to improve communication with other artists and institutions. Results of the activities will be presented at the festival of puppetry colleges of the V4 countries - Meeting / Stretnutie in June 2015 in Nitra.

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  15. First lady of Slovak winemaking talks past, futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    THE FIRST lady of Slovak wine-making, Dorota PospA A ilovA , is 85. Along with past success she shared some future hopes in a recent conversation with the Sme daily. "In recent years, people have started to have interest in me, and the fame and glory came, which was never important to me and now I don't need it at all," PospA A ilovA said.

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  16. Auto parts suppliers look to hire new workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    WHILE only one of the three carmakers in Slovakia plans to recruit new workers, the situation among their suppliers is more optimistic. Carmakers are working on the brink of their capacities but there is still space for new producers of automotive components or other related productions or their extensions, according to experts.

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  17. Misenka sentenced to 11 years for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    AFTER several years, Viliam Misenka was sentenced by the Nitra District Court to 11 years unconditionally for complicity in the murder of Jozef Gudaba. Misenka allegedly belongs to the Sykorovci gang, included on mafia lists which leaked from police in 2011.

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  18. RegioJet: Ministry agrees with us; governors and mayor should goRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    THE TRANSPORT, Construction and Regional Development Ministry has confirmed that the Bratislava and Nitra regional authorities violated the law by refusing to issue a licence to private carrier RegioJet. The Czech bus transporter wanted license for operating a bus line on the Bratislava-Nitra-Banska Bystrica route, RegioJet owner Radim JanA ura said.

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  19. Neanderthal people in Upper Nitra hunted horses and rhinos, probably roasting themRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    THE RECENT study concerning PrepoA tskA cave in Bojnice painted a vivid image of how the Neanderthal people who lived there 40,000 years ago survived. Horses and probably rhinoceroses and other bigger ungulates were the core food for the Neanderthal people who lived in Slovakia, according to the unique research of the inceptor of palaeontology at the Faculty of Natural Sciences of Comenius University, TomA A A eklovskA1 2. A eklovskA1 2 discovered, together with other experts that the main preys of Neanderthal people in Slovakia were wild horses, rhinos, reindeer and pilous mammoths.

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  20. Fico and Orban open reconstructed Adria pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Slovak Spectator

    THE MODERNIZED crude oil pipeline Adria connecting the Slovak Republic and Hungary is ready for use. If necessary, Slovakia will be able to import crude oil through it from ports on the Adriatic Sea, the SITA newswire reported on February 10. Adria pipeline connects the Slovak section of the Druzhba Pipeline with the Croatian port of Omisalj.

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