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.

Liptovský Mikuláš ski resort open in housing estate

January 15, 2015

After several years break, ski resort on a slope close to the biggest housing estate in the town of Liptovský Mikuláš, Podbreziny, is open for the second consecutive year.

Liptovksý Mikuláš ski resort open in housing estate

January 15, 2015

After several years break, ski resort on a slope close to the biggest housing estate in the town of Liptovský Mikuláš, Podbreziny, is open for the second consecutive year.

Doprastav wins another highway tender

January 15, 2015

Construction firm Doprastav was the lowest bidder in a contract to renovate a 45 kilometre long section of the Ivachnová-Važec section of highway. The order amounts to the worth of more than €27 million, with Doprastav’s bid being the cheapest by €10 million.

Second pension pillar has disappointed so far

January 15, 2015

The Finance Ministry’s Financial Policy Institute (IFP) has commented on the first old-age pension paid out form the so-called second pillar.

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