Canadian Institutions in Slovakia

January 19, 2015

Embassy of Canada to Austria and SlovakiaAmbassador: Mark Baileywww.canadainternational.gc.ca/austria-autriche

Canadian companies active in Slovakia

January 19, 2015

-Colliers International, www.colliers.com-Corinex Group, www.corinex.sk-McCain Foods Limited, www.mccain.sk-Windsor Machine & Stamping,

For Slovaks, Christmas still about family, poll shows

January 19, 2015

WHILE many lament the commercialisation of the Christmas season, a poll conducted by TNS Slovakia agency in November 2014 found a majority of Slovaks still perceive Christmas as a family holiday.

Animal shelters organised special holiday events

January 19, 2015

AS PART of efforts to encourage people to adopt a pet for the holidays, the Banská Bystrica quarantine station for animals organised a pre-Christmas taking out dogs on December 13.Visitors were encouraged to inspect the facility, take one of the dogs for a walk, but also get a Christmas punch, li

Bosák raised a million dollars for Slovaks, made it to a US banknote

January 19, 2015

US BANKER Michal Bosák, a native from the Šariš region of Slovakia, was once the richest Slovak in the United States, who supported his compatriots and his name appeared on a 10-dollar banknote.

Upper-Nitra Miners’ Association organised first festival, called šachtág

January 19, 2015

MINERS from the region of Upper Nitra in Slovakia on December 4, St Barbara’s Day, patron-saint of miners, organised their first šachtág, a funny feast hailing the old, as well as some new habits and rituals.

Q and A: Daniela Debnarova

January 17, 2015

The Daily Reporter recently chronicled foreign exchange students participating in athletics at Hancock County schools. As part of the series, we noted a former foreign exchange standout: Daniela Debnarova.

Ministry Considers Jail Sentences or Confiscating Cars for Drunk Drivers

January 16, 2015

The Ministry of Interior is contemplating confiscating the cars of drunk drivers in an effort to combat the high number of people still driving at the wheel under the influence, and the deaths that occur as a result.

Chechen terrorism suspect detained on Slovak-Ukrainian border

January 16, 2015

On the evening of January 15, police detained a man from Chechnya (aged 32) who is suspected of terrorism in Russia. He was detained around 20:00 at the Slovak-Ukrainian border crossing in Vyšné Nemecké, Police President Tibor Gašpar informed the TASR newswire.

My trips 2014: Bratislava

January 16, 2015

Everyday I receive a few offers if cheap flights somewhere. Usually I do not read it but sometimes I am curious and then, when temptation is too big, I buy the tickets.

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