3 hrs ago
The City and the City
Kosice is not simply one city. Like any Central European metropolis worthy of the name, many urban incarnations coexist cheek and jowl in this charming capital of eastern Slovakia.
5 hrs ago
[Locked] Slovak assets seized in dispute between state and Achmea
A Luxembourg court has ordered the sequestration of a 29.5 million of assets owned by the Slovak Republic as part of a legal action brought against Slovakia by the Dutch company Achmea, which is the owner of Slovak public health insurance firm Union, the TASR newswire reported on May 23, citing Bert Rensen of Achmea.
9 hrs ago
Global Catholic Network EWTN
10-May-13 - CCEE Presidency Speaks on Meeting with Pope Francis
Highlight Upcoming Conference on Religious Freedom, One of Us Campaign By Junno Arocho Esteves VATICAN CITY, May 10, 2013 - The presidency of the Council of Bishops Conferences of Europe met with journalists to discuss their recent meeting with Pope Francis.
Thu May 23, 2013
Slovakia sets initial price thoughts on 5.5-year bond
The Republic of Slovakia has set initial price thoughts of low 70s over mid-swaps for its upcoming issue of a 5.5-year euro-denominated international bond, according to market sources.
Fico: Brussels may grant Slovakia extra year to draw 2007-13 European funds
Slovakia has achieved a small success by being granted an extension of three instead of two years to draw European funds by the European Commission, Slovakia's Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Wednesday, May 22.
Parliamentary committee refuses to hear from purported author of VSS report
The purported author of the report pointing to alleged embezzlement of public funds at the former Military Intelligence Service was not allowed to confirm the veracity of the document in front of MPs on the defence and security committee.
Wed May 22, 2013
In Perspective: Modernising science's social code
A planned update of a 1974 UN document could create a useful template for socially responsible science, says David Dickson .
MVK poll: Fico favourite to become president
If presidential elections had taken place in early May Robert Fico would have become president of the Slovak Republic, with 41.9 percent of votes, followed by Jan Carnogursky and Radoslav Prochazka , according to an MVK poll.
Hotel News Resource
Hotel Industry in the European Region Reports Mainly Positive Results For April 2013
Unlike the ADR growth at the end of 2012, 2013 is showing all growth coming from occupancy, which increased modestly 1.6 percent to 60.4 percent.
Tue May 21, 2013
Now he's cookin'
CORNER BROOK Matthew Krizan, now an award-winning chef, dreams of being able to open a restaurant in his former hometown of Corner Brook.
Reporting extended stays abroad benefits citizens, Kalinak says
The obligation to report stays abroad exceeding 90 days is a benefit for citizens, according to Interior Minister Robert Kalinak, who said so during the political talk show O 5 Minut 12, broadcast by the public-service Slovak Television .
Mon May 20, 2013
Top court: 'parasite' not racist term
LEAFLETS containing phrases like "gypsy parasites" cannot be considered racial defamation, the Supreme Court ruled in a hearing against Marian Kotleba, a well-known former leader of a far-right organisation.
[Locked] Circus fest revisits Bratislava
THE "FESTIVAL of circus art" Cirkul'art 2013 will again attempt to lure Bratislavans to its performances, training zones, workshops and street shows.
Gasparovic signs into law changes to Constitutional Court rules...
The original senate appointed to decide on the objection by general prosecutor-elect Jozef Centes to his formal rejection by President Ivan Gasparovic will be able to rule on the case despite two of its three judges being excluded on grounds of bias, following President Gasparovic's decision on May 17 to sign into law a change to the Constitutional ... (more)
Sun May 19, 2013
Greetings from the Land of Spices
CARDAMOM, carom seeds, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, cumin, fenugreek seeds, fennel, nigella, saffron, haldi, curry leaves, tamarind, dill and kokam are only a few of the spices typically found in India's rich culinary palette.
Going back to back, CP teen tackles geography, spelling bees
Ives, 13, received a globe from his grandparents when he was a first-grader studying in Kosice, Slovakia, where father Rob Ives worked as a manager at a U.S. Steel plant.
Fri May 17, 2013
Live Design Online
It's A Beautiful Thing for Robe
A substantial Robe moving light rig was used for the final of the 2013 Miss Universe Slovak Republic event, a high profile co-production between the In Agency and the Miss Universe Organisation, staged at the Aegon Arena National Tennis Centre in Bratislava and broadcast live on national TV channel RTVS 1. Lighting was designed by Martin Kubanka, ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
Supreme Court supports Pezinok inhabitants in case of local waste dump
In the protracted case of the waste dump located near the centre of their town, residents of Pezinok, near Bratislava, won a decision at the Supreme Court on May 14.
Tue May 14, 2013
"Slovakia, Wealth in Diversity" Photo Exhibition at the MTR
The Romanian Peasant Museum has been hosting since yesterday a photo exhibition called "Slovakia, Wealth in Diversity" . "Nothing better illustrates the wealth of diversity of the Slovak Republic than the significant anniversaries which this central European country commemorates in 2013.
NGO accuses Supreme Court of legitimising Roma humiliation
According to the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Slovakia, the Supreme Court has justified hate and degrading speech against the Roma minority, thereby legitimising the view that Roma are inferior and that their dignity is of less importance than other citizens of this country.