Vandals paint partisan statue pink

January 16, 2015

AN UNKNOWN vandal in Banská Bystrica painted the statue of partisan participating in the Slovak National Uprising (SNP) pink, the Sme daily reported on January 16.

Objective responsibility traffic policing to be introduced by 2016

January 16, 2015

THE OBJECTIVE responsibility system should be fully utilised on Slovak roads by the end of next year at the latest, said Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák and Police Corps President Tibor Gašpar on January 15 when presenting a new project costing €49 million, the TASR newswire reported.

SARIO brought 25 projects to Slovakia last year

January 16, 2015

THE SLOVAK Investment and Trade Development Agency (SARIO) assisted in the past yearwith 25 investment projects, about 30 percent more than in 2013. Thanks to these investments there should be 4600 new jobs created.

Kiska dismisses SAV chairman, appoints replacement

January 16, 2015

PRESIDENT Andrej Kiska dismissed Jaromír Pastorek from the post of head of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAV), at the same time appointing Pavol Šajgalík as the new director of the research institution, TASR reported January 15.

Czechs mark 46th anniversary of self-immolation of student Jan Palach

January 16, 2015

Czechs are marking the 46th anniversary of the death of student Jan Palach
who set himself on fire in protest against the growing public apathy to the
Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia. People have been laying flowers and

Slovakia may buy Black Hawk helicopters

January 16, 2015

THE UNITED States has offered to broker the sale of Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk military helicopters to Slovakia via the U.S. Foreign Military Sales (FMS) fund.

Lajčák: “Something wrong” with multiculturalism project

January 16, 2015

THE MULTICULTURALISM project has failed, Foreign Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajčák said during the talk show of the public-service broadcaster. The statement came as a response to the recent terrorist attacks in Paris which claimed 17 victims.

BA: Funding of New Bridge in Danger Due to Delays

January 15, 2015

The much-awaited new bridge over the River Danube in Bratislava to replace the previous Stary Most is over ten weeks in delay, meaning the project could lose out on the funding from the European Union.

Funding of New Bridge in Danger Due to Delays

January 15, 2015

The much-awaited new bridge over the River Danube in Bratislava to replace the previous Stary Most is over ten weeks in delay, meaning the project could lose out on up to 85% of the funding from the European Union.

Car industry exceeds expectations

January 15, 2015

IN SPITE of concerns that the EU-Russia tit-for-tat sanction war would reduce production of cars in Slovakia, the reality exceeded expectations as carmakers in Slovakia managed to find alternative markets.

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