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Opposition Want to Recall Economy Minister Over Suspicious Ties »

Following recent reports that a company formerly owned by Economy Minister Pavol Pavlis is embroiled in a lawsuit with the state worth EUR 60 million, opposition MPs are now calling for…

12 Feb 2015 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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Ryanair Launches New Bratislava-Berlin Route »

Ryanair headquarters (c) TheDaily.SK

Ryanair’s new Bratislava – Berlin flights are on sale at prices starting from just €24.99 for travel in October, November…

5 Mar 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Aviation Company Helios Expands Slovak Base »

British Ambassador to Slovakia, His Excellency Mr Andrew Garth (centre) joins Helios Managing Director Nick McFarlane (right) and Slovakia Manager Juraj Jirků for the ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Helios office in Žilina Slovakia.

Aviation consultancy Helios today announced the opening of a new office in Žilina Slovakia as part of its ongoing growth…

25 Feb 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

State Funding of the Church Under Scrutiny »

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Since the referendum just over a week ago, asking the Slovak population if single-sex couples should be deprived of the…

23 Feb 2015 / 2 Comments / Read More »
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Slovakia Business Forecast »

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Slovakia Business Forecast Report Q2 2014 – a new country guide report on companiesandmarkets.com Core Views: Prime Minister Robert Fico will continue to benefit from his party´s outright majority in parliament, which has eased the policy formation and implementation process. While this is positive for…

27 Feb 2015 / 6 Comments / Read More »

Chinese CEFC Takes 5% of J&T Financial Group »

J&T Tower 115 (c) John Boyd, TheDaily.SK

The previously announced potential entry of Chinese energy giant China Energy Company Limited (CEFC) to Czech-Slovak financial and investment group J&T now looks set to go ahead, with the Chinese investor taking an initial 5% in the J&T Finance Group. The deal, to be cemented…

24 Feb 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Parking Chosen Over Archaeological Findings at Castle »

Bratislava Castle (c) TheDaily.SK

There has been a public outcry against the planned garages to be built at Bratislava Castle as it will mean the destruction of one of the rarest archaeological findings in Central Europe. Previous objections of archaeologists and others were not heeded, however, with the disputed…

8 Dec 2014 / 3 Comments / Read More »

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Journalist Juraj Alner Bestowed French Légion d’honneur

On Friday 6 February the French Ambassador to Slovakia Didier Lopinot will hand Mr Juraj Alner the most prestigious order of the French Republic, the Officer of the Légion d’honneur. The order is granted by decree…

5 Feb 2015 / Read More »
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Thousands Take To Budapest Streets Over ‘Internet Tax’

Thousands of people took to the streets in Budapest on Sunday to protest against Hungary’s proposed internet tax. Although there were conflicting reports of the precise numbers involved, according to reports the crowd (which included those…

27 Oct 2014 / Read More »
Bratislava Quiz night at Goblins Pub

Tuesday 3rd March – BA English Quiz Night

Please note: the quiz has been postponed for another week, so will not be on 9th, but the 17th. It’s that time again, when we gather to test our wits for the English Quiz Night at…

3 Mar 2015 / Read More »
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Internationals Bratislava Traffic Lights Party

Do you enjoy meeting people from around the world, but find it difficult to do this in Bratislava? Well, it is not so hard. It is with great pleasure that we announce that the organization Internationals…

26 Feb 2015 / Read More »
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Internationals Bratislava Carnival Party, 19 Feb

Are you looking for some fun in a  multicultural environment? Do you like carnival parties? If the answer is yes, then the International Carnival Party is the right choice for you. The party is organized by…

12 Feb 2015 / Read More »
Slovak parliament (c) Martin Domok - mdpix.sk

Slovak Politics: No Rebel For the Cause

Slovakia’s political engagement seems to be dwindling. 2012’s parliamentary elections saw a 59% turnout, the 2014 presidential elections drew out 50% and in the same year the European Parliamentary elections in Slovakia saw a turnout of…

2 Feb 2015 / Read More »
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BA Concert: Beat of the Balkans with Goran Bregovic

Do you want to see the Balkan live? Do you want to be part of the party? If you think of typical Balkan music, then there is no better choice than to see Goran Bregovic wedding…

9 Feb 2015 / Read More »
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BA Concert: Gonsofus and Serpico Acoustik, Friday 9th

Gonsofus is an interesting musical project which mixes various genres such as reggae, rock, funk, ska and afro-beat and combines it with vocals in different languages. Their music, played by a two-man band, has a solid…

7 Jan 2015 / Read More »

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