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President Kiska Opens Economic Ideas Forum »

The Economic Ideas Forum (EIF), one of the biggest economic events in Slovakia this year, finished its first day with great success. The Forum, organised by the Wilfried Martens Centre…

16 Oct 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
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Parliament Passes Whistleblowers Act »

Parliament enacted the so-called Whistleblowing Act today, which affords greater protection to people wanting to report on their employers, on crimes and other cases of corruption, while also giving them…

16 Oct 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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Prostitute With HIV Gets 7 Years for Offering Services »

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A 32-year old prostitute was sentenced to serve seven years in jail my the Regional Court of Prievidza after being…

30 Oct 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

President to Decide on Anti-Gay Referendum »

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The so-called Alliance for Family have been pushing to get a referendum as part of their ongoing campaign to protect…

29 Oct 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »

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Slovak Independent Media on Its Knees, Penta Takes SME »

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Independent media in Slovakia is under serious threat after the German part-owners of the biggest selling non-tabloid daily SME agreed to sell a 50% stake to financial group Penta by way of news agency SITA. Just a few years ago the group was under attack…

14 Oct 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

FlyDubai – 3 New Flights to CEE From December »

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Flydubai has announced that it will begin flights to Bratislava in Slovakia, Prague in the Czech Republic and Sofia in Bulgaria. With flights due to commence in December, the airline is continuing its expansion into Central and Eastern Europe following the announcement of flights to…

9 Oct 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Slovakia Endorses EU Association Agreement with Ukraine »

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Slovak MPs voted in favour of the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine today, with all but two of the 134 present legislators backing the document, which will pave the way for Ukraine to deepen its ties with the EU. Among other things,…

24 Sep 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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Oil Pipeline May Run Through Petrlzalka, Bratislava

The long-debated route for a new oil pipeline that has been threatening the protected nature reserve of Zitny Ostrov has still not been decided on, but information leaked by daily Hospodarske Noviny may appease environmentalists, who…

7 Oct 2014 / Read More »
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WWF’s Living Planet Report: CEE Losing Biodiversity

The Green Heart of Europe region suffers biodiversity loss, but shows the way with solutions Gland, Switzerland/Vienna, Austria – Global wildlife populations have declined by more than half in just 40 years as measured in WWF’s…

30 Sep 2014 / Read More »
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Halloween Improvised Comedy and Fun

Join us for a spookily hilarious night of improv fun! Free admission and special discounted drinks! So bring all your friends. Warning: This show may be inappropriate for children. Web: www.funnylicious.eu Email: info@funnylicious.eu As a bonus DJ Obivan…

27 Oct 2014 / Read More »
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TUESDAY 21st – BA: English Quiz Night

After another long holiday weekend in Slovakia, we continue with our regular series of Tuesday international trivia quizzes in English, every 2 weeks at Goblins Pub. Entry: €2.50 per person. The quiz will be in our interactive…

20 Oct 2014 / Read More »
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International Halloween in Bratislava

Would you like to explore international culture while having fun and meeting people from all over the world? Of course you would! If you’ve struggled to find fun and accessible events in Bratislava in the past,…

21 Oct 2014 / Read More »
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Alien Police and Alienated Foreigners

Most foreigners coming to live in Slovakia discover very early the problems they can expect to encounter when visiting the so-called Alien Police Department, which has developed a reputation, in Bratislava at least, as a place…

1 Oct 2014 / Read More »
Culture football

Slovakia Pass Belarus Test To Top Group

Slovakia won the third match in a row in the qualifying round of Group C after defeating Belarus 3:1 (0:0) on October 12 in Borisov Arena. Team captain Marek Hamšík scored two goals, with the third…

13 Oct 2014 / Read More »
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Musical Tsunami with Waves Bratislava

The Bratislava club and showcase festival has announced the names of as many as 91 artists who will perform October 3-5 in 9 attractive venues, all in the area just next to SNP square. Visitors are…

26 Sep 2014 / Read More »

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