Police bust of international counterfeiters

January 9, 2015

FOUR members of an international organised group are facing counterfeit money charges, having seen their plans to produce euro banknotes worth a total of €500 million foiled by the police, TASR learned from Martin Waldl, the Police Corps Presidium spokesman on January 8.

Slovak Bank Association faces €186,000 fine

January 9, 2015

THE ANTITRUST Office (PMÚ) has issued a first-instance decision concerning the Slovak Bank Association (SBA) and has levied a fine of €185,939 for instituting a forum involving the exchange of sensitive information leading to restrictions on economic competition, the TASR newswire reported.

10-minute flight could be shortest international route in the world

January 9, 2015

Low-cost Austrian airline FlyNiki claims it is launching the shortest international flight in the world: a 30-mile trip between Vienna, Austria, and Bratislava, Slovakia, which would only take 10 minutes.

FlyNiki airline to launch Ten Minute route from Vienna to Bratislava

January 8, 2015

'There's no toilet roll, please send help': Teen rescued from embarrassing mishap after TWEETING Virgin Trains Passenger planes could be forced to report their position every 15 minutes in new proposals to avoid repeat of Malaysia Airlines tragedy Police warn drone pilots that it i

Gamblers head to Bratislava

January 8, 2015

BUSES with gamblers from Vienna headed to Bratislava on New Year’s Eve after the Austrian capital banned all slot machines as of January 1. Bratislava claims that its powers to regulate gamblers houses are limited.

Relatives of Jewish family who died in Auschwitz reunited with possessions

January 8, 2015

Relatives of Jewish family sent to their deaths in Auschwitz are reunited with treasured photographs and possessions found stashed in attic 9,000 miles away Surviving relatives of Holocaust victims who stashed treasured possessions before being sent to Auschwitz and their deaths have been tracked

Slovak and US Defence officials meet in Washington

January 8, 2015

Slovak Defence Minister Martin Glváč accompanied by the Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces General Milan Maxim left for an official visit to the United States on January 7.

STU students develop device to monitor fitness

January 8, 2015

Students and scientific workers at the Institute of Electronics and Photonics of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (STU) have developed a monitoring device that help track a person’s daily physical activity, communication manager of the STU Andrea Settey Hajduchova told the TASR n

RegioJet to deploy long distance buses with or without approval

January 8, 2015

Private bus carrier RegioJet wants to service the route between Bratislava and Banská Bystrica through Nitra Region despite the fact that regions failed to grant it the necessary transport license, the Sme daily wrote on January 8.

Electronic bracelets to be used for house arrest

January 8, 2015

The cabinet approved the use of electronic bracelets and other devices to monitor people under house arrest January 7, and the Ministry of Justice plans to launch a pilot project of electronic monitoring July 1.

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