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  1. Ammunition from World War II found outside PodolieRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    INHABITANTS of Podolie found unknown ammunition outside their municipality. After calling a pyrotechnic they found out that it is an artillery missile of 122 millimetres calibre of Soviet making, dating back to World War II.

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  2. Honeywell to boost footwear output, double its employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    THE HONEYWELL Safety Products plant in Partizanske in the Trencin region is set to boost its production of safety footwear in the months ahead in a move that should result in 134 new jobs. Some 2.25 million is set to be spent on the investment, the TASR newswire reported citing an Environmental Impact Assessment submitted by the firm.

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  3. Bloomberg lists Slovakia as among 15 most miserable countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    THE MISERY Index for 2015 sees Venezuela, Argentina, South Africa, Ukraine and Greece as the five most painful economies in which to live and work, based on Bloomberg data calculated via the equation: unemployment rate + change in the consumer price index = misery. Slovakia ranked 14, alongside other eurozone members - Spain, Portugal and Italy which also made it among the top fifteen miserable countries.

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  4. Eastern Slovak retailer interested in buying Tesco storesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    THE INFORMATION on its sale, partial or total, has not been officially announced yet, but the British retail chain Tesco has already the first potential buyer: the Labas company is unknown to western Slovakia but in the east of the country, it owns some 700 shops called Fresh, according to the Sme daily. "If it was possible, we would surely be interested, mainly in smaller points of the chain in eastern Slovakia," company representative Miroslav Labas told the Hospodarske noviny economic daily.

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  5. Fico's new assistant posed nude for calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    PRIME Minister Robert Fico's new assistant Maria Troskova as a model in the past and her nude photos were published in a magazine for men and a calendar, the Dennik N daily reported March 2. "This is debacle for Slovak political scene," said etiquette expert Maria Holubova, as quoted by the Novy cas tabloid daily. "In such case other things should shine in her CV not the fact that she posed for nude pictures."

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  6. Slovakia gets paid for its bondsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    FOR THE first time in its history, Slovakia saw its five-year bonds to be traded on the secondary markets with a negative yield. This means that investors are willing to pay more for the possibility to deposit their money in safe government securities, the Hospodarske Noviny daily reported in its March 4 issue.

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  7. Bratislava has less than 1 percent of real estate tax dodgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Slovak Spectator

    ONLY very few people of those who own a flat or a plot in the Slovak capital and report it do not pay a tax. Over the past nine years, the unpaid real estate tax in Bratislava, compared to the tax charged amounted to a mere 0.78 percent, according to the data from 2005-2013.

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  8. Interior Ministry tables intelligence services reform billRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Slovak Spectator

    THE SLOVAK Intelligence Service will see its name change to the Civilian Intelligence Office according to a bill that the Interior Ministry has submitted for inter-ministerial comments, the TASR newswire reported on March 3. The new bill introduces a new system of supervision over the activities of the intelligence services while significantly boosting the standing of Parliament's committees. The piece of legislation also responds to the need to increase the involvement of the secret services in fighting organised crime while also ushering in tools for fighting international terrorism.

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  9. Doctors threaten to quit A1 2ilina hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Slovak Spectator

    FIFTEEN of 19 doctors of at the internal medicine department of Zilina Faculty Hospital have given their notices to the hospital pointing on lack of beds and bad hygiene conditions in the department, the SITA newswire reported on March 3. "There is situation that patients have waiting list for shower and some of them take it around 3:00," head of the Doctors' Trade Union Association Peter Visolajsky told the press on March 3, as quoted by SITA. "This department has 96 beds while there is at least 100 patients every day; doctors have to look for some beds to accept and take care about patient every day."

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  10. Slovaks view Russia as biggest potential threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Slovak Spectator

    RUSSIA is the country that could pose the biggest threat to Slovakia and real Slovaks must speak Slovak according to a recent Slovak Academy of Sciences survey released March 3, the TASR newswire reported. The results were extrapolated from International Social Survey Programme Slovensko 2014 that FOCUS agency carried out on a sample of 1,156 respondents between 17 September and 28 October of last year and from the ISSP National Identity 1995 survey that was carried out between 16 June and 26 June of 1996 and featured 1,388 respondents.

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  11. Tatranska JavorinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | TrekEarth

    View of Tatranska Javorina in valley. Tatranska Javorina is a village in Poprad District in the Presov Region of northern Slovakia.

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  12. BiA3 4ak's bust gets lostRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Slovak Spectator

    THE DAMAGED bust from the memorial of communist-era leader Vasil Bilak which was raised in Krajna Bystra in late February and painted in red just a day after being revealed, was stolen. According to Helena Polanska, chair of the regional council of the Communist Party of Slovakia , which financed the creation of the memorial, nobody from the local community could have stolen the bust.

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  13. Kiska discusses conflict in Ukraine with NATO secretary generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Slovak Spectator

    THE CONFLICT in Ukraine was one of the topics Slovak President Andrej Kiska discussed during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels on March 3. "The responsibility of Russia to keep it [the truce] endures," Kiska said, as quoted by the SITA newswire. "There is no need to dramatise the situation, but the security threats in Europe have changed and this puts challenges before us which we could not imagine a few years ago."

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  14. Slovakia will pay a 70 million for EU presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Slovak Spectator

    HUNDREDS of people will get a commemorative coin, a scarf and a tie at the events organised during Slovakia's presidency over the Council of the European Union in the second half of 2016. The gifts will be designed by the winner of the first competition the government has announced in connection with the EU presidency.

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  15. Fico considers the rent of military buildings correctRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Slovak Spectator

    THE MODEL of renting former military maintenance companies was a good decision and the government will continue with it, Prime Minister Robert Fico said during a March 2 visit to VOP in Trencin. "We found a model of renting these companies to other firms which are able to live not only from the army orders, but they also get orders from other countries or another environment," Fico said, as quoted by the TASR newswire.

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  16. Tightening rules for employment agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Slovak Spectator

    The goverment decided to improve the system of temporary employment via agencies resulting in dispute between unionists, emloyers, government, and the president in the second half of 2014 "This amendment aims to increase legal protection of temporary employees," said the OZ KOVO trade union group board vice-chair Monika Benedekova. "It classifies temporary employment agencies because many of them use practises harming employees and the state particularly by avoiding the law on wages."

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  17. Regions adjust to tax changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Slovak Spectator

    THE BEGINNING of 2015 brought a radical change in the revenue structure of Slovakia's eight self-governing regions, after the government shifted revenues from the taxation of motor vehicles into the state budget and increased the share that self-governing regions receive from income tax to compensate for the loss. Some have welcomed the shift, whereas others allege it is the first step to dismantling regional autonomy.

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  18. Gas could flow via Eastring in late 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Slovak Spectator

    WITH THE background of Russian-Ukrainian talks in Brussels about possible gas flow cuts the Slovak cabinet will debate Eastring, a project of a new gas route connecting western Europe and the Balkans via Slovakia proposed by the Slovak natural gas carrier Eustream. "In terms of provided data and information related to the Eastring project compared with other projects it is possible to say that currently it represents the most effective gas pipeline project in the given region from the viewpoint of investments and time," reads the ministry's document.

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  19. Fourth mobile operator seeks cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Slovak Spectator

    THE HIGHLY expected fourth mobile operator may provide its services in cooperation with the state postal services operator Slovenska Posta. Swan Mobile, which obtained 4G network frequencies for 6.6 million last year, plans to launch its mobile network on March 13. "Slovenska Posta is the company with the biggest distribution network in Slovakia and exactly because of this we have chosen it as a partner for this project," Zuzana Hanova from the marketing department at Swan Mobile told the TASR newswire.

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  20. Anti-monopoly office fines four construction firms for cartel agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Slovak Spectator

    SLOVAKIA's Anti-Monopoly Office has fined four construction companies for engaging in a cartel agreement in a tender for the reconstruction of an old people's home in Roznava in Kosice region, the TASR newswire reported February 26. "The individual bidders coordinated their price bids," PMU Vice Chairman Radoslav Toth told a press conference in Bratislava earlier in the day, as quoted by TASR. The reconstruction of the facility for more than 2 million was financed from European funds, state coffers and the environmental fund.

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