Writer and dissident Zdena Tominová dies at 79

May 25, 2020

The writer and one-time spokesperson for Charter 77 Zdena Tominová has
died at the age of 79. Her philosopher husband Julius Tomin organised
underground seminars in Prague and the family faced such pressure from the

Austrian chancellor sees summer tourism as a zero-sum game

May 24, 2020

Perhaps not wealthy enough for his liking, Kurz declined to invite his so-called “safe” neighbours in Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

A favourite hike in the Veľká Fatra mountains – rocky Ostrá

May 24, 2020

The final parts of the hike is accompanied by "stairs“ to make rocky terrain more solid and chains that help with climbing.

Not all parents are ready to send their kids back to school

May 22, 2020

Children living in smallest villages are more likely to return to schools than children from biggest cities, AKO reported based on the responses of their parents.

E-quarantine failed to launch as scheduled, people are waiting at border crossings

May 22, 2020

Fitness centres plan a protest and UK government appointed its new ambassador to Slovakia. Roundup of news from May 22.

New payment limits are changing the way people in Slovakia pay

May 22, 2020

The number of people paying with smartphones and smart watches is on the rise.

Easing of restrictions along Slovakian-Hungarian border

May 22, 2020

Starting today, Hungary enables Slovakian citizens to enter the country for a day without mandatory quarantine, according to a report by government website kormany.hu.


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