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Tens of Immigrants (70) Suffocate in Truck Near Slovak Border »

As the immigration issue heats up in Europe, there are an increasing number of incidents pointing to the gravity of the situation, but a tragic story comes from near the…

27 Aug 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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No NATO Bases Here, Slovakia Says »

Slovakia has expressed its unwillingness to have NATO bases set up in the country, and will instead be proposing small contact units for eastern members at the upcoming NATO summit…

19 Aug 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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BA: Open Event Promoting a Multicultural Slovakia »

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This Saturday, 29 August, there is going to be an event promoting an open and multicultural Slovakia. There is going…

26 Aug 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

“Bye-bye Summer” James Bond Night with InterNations »

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Spend the last Friday of this summer with your old friends from InterNations and get to know some new interesting…

20 Aug 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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Men Make 27% More Than Women, National Average Salary at EUR 929 »

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The average salary in Slovakia in the first half of 2015, according to a fresh survey by the internet portal Platy.sk, was EUR 929 a month, with Bratislava topping the list of best paid jobs, as always. In the region of Bratislava, the average salary…

20 Jul 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

UK FCO: Overseas Business Risk- Slovakia »

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Information on key security and political risks which UK businesses may face when operating in Slovakia, published by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. General Overview As quoted by the official UKTI site, over 100 UK owned companies operate in Slovakia. Tesco is Slovakia’s top retailer…

16 Jul 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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PM Fico: Slovakia Will Accept 100 Refugees from EU’s 40,000

After all the fuss and claims made in the media, Prime Minister Robert Fico announced on Tuesday that Slovakia would be welcoming just 100 refugees from Syria, with them to be handpicked  and of the Christian…

22 Jul 2015 / Read More »
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Outgoing US Ambassador Condemns Anti-Immigration Protest

We were very concerned by the recent violent anti-immigration protests in Bratislava which occurred on June 20 – a date also celebrated as World Refugee Day. These are complex issues, and even in the United States…

26 Jun 2015 / Read More »
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PM Fico: Slovakia Will Accept 100 Refugees from EU’s 40,000

After all the fuss and claims made in the media, Prime Minister Robert Fico announced on Tuesday that Slovakia would be welcoming just 100 refugees from Syria, with them to be handpicked  and of the Christian…

22 Jul 2015 / Read More »
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British ‘Schindler’ Sir Nicholas Winton Dies Aged 106

Sad news went around the world yesterday announcing the death of Sir Nicholas Winton, MBE, at the well-deserved age of 106 (19 May 1909 – 1 July 2015). Winton was  referred to also as the British…

2 Jul 2015 / Read More »
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Important changes to the Commercial Code and Income Tax Act

The British Chamber of Commerce in the Slovak Republic would like to invite you to a seminar on Important changes to the Commercial Code and Income Tax Act 18 June from 09:00 AM Austria Trend Hotel , Vysoká 7490/2A, Bratislava You are…

9 Jun 2015 / Read More »
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Expat Tax Advice: Don’t Sell Shares in 2015

More and more people in Slovakia trade with shares. Either with shares purchased within the Company’ share purchase or stock options plans (blog.etrend.sk/radovan-ihnat/zamestnanecke-akciove-plany–dodatocny-prijem-zamestnancov.html) or in a form of direct or indirect investments on capital markets. For these…

6 Jun 2015 / Read More »
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Unknown Actor Sought as Action Star

        A search is underway in 48 countries for five special action heroes to star in a multi-national co-production titled “Good Guys, International.”       Toronto-based Veni Vici Entertainment Inc. is approaching…

10 Jul 2015 / Read More »
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Bratislava Beer Third Cheapest Among Major World Cities

A survey carried out by GoEuro has pinpointed the Slovak capital Bratislava as the third cheapest place to get a beer on tap, coming third after Krakow and Kiev. Budapest occupied 18th spot, while Prague came…

8 Jul 2015 / Read More »

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