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Cyber-security: Slovaks both skilful yet ignorant

Cyber-security: Slovaks both skilful yet ignorant 3. 08. 2017 | 14:59

Slovakia has good cyber-defence shields, as attested to by its second place win in the international cyber-exercise CyberEx 2017 attended by 65 groups from across the world, stated National Agency for Network and Electronic Services (NASES) spokesperson Lucia Maková on Wednesday.

WWI legion train begins journey across Slovakia

WWI legion train begins journey across Slovakia 2. 08. 2017 | 14:00

The so-called Legiontrain, a replica of a train that was used to transport the Czechoslovak Legion across Russia via the Trans-Siberian Railway during the First World War, began a two-month journey acr ...

New accusations in the EU funding scandal for R&D projects

New accusations in the EU funding scandal for R&D projects 1. 08. 2017 | 15:45

If there are any suspicions of bribery, people should turn to the law enforcement agencies, stated the Education, Science, Research and Sport Ministry on Monday in reaction to information published in the media that there may have been corrupt dealings involved in the distribution of EU funds by the ministry.

Far-right party leader charged with extremism

Far-right party leader charged with extremism 31. 07. 2017 | 14:42

On Friday, the police pressed charges of extremism against the far-right People's Party Our Slovakia (ĽSNS) leader Marian Kotleba.

How to cut unemployment in underdeveloped areas

How to cut unemployment in underdeveloped areas 28. 07. 2017 | 14:29

Support for the least developed districts in Slovakia should change, as the fall in the unemployment rate in 12 such areas is trailing the drop in unemployment nationwide, TASR learnt from the Employme ...

Education Minister asks European Commission to look into EU fund call

Education Minister asks European Commission to look into EU fund call 27. 07. 2017 | 15:04

The call for European Fund project applications in the sphere of long-term strategic research and development will be looked into by the European Commission based on the decision by the Minister of Edu ...

Mountain cottages proving popular again

Mountain cottages proving popular again 26. 07. 2017 | 15:05

The level of interest from Slovaks seeking to purchase their own cottages in the countryside is growing, reports the Hospodárske Noviny daily on Wednesday. According to the real estate website nehnuteľ ...

New Head of energy market regulator (URSO) met with criticism

New Head of energy market regulator (URSO) met with criticism 25. 07. 2017 | 14:19

Opposition parties Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) and OĽaNO have criticised the government's decision to appoint Ľubomír Jahnátek as the new Office for Regulation of Network Industries (URSO) Head on M ...

Štefan Nosáľ passes away

Štefan Nosáľ passes away 24. 07. 2017 | 15:19

On Saturday, the dancer, choreographer and dance professor Štefan Nosáľ died at the age of ninety. Nosáľ devoted his whole professional life to the Slovak world-famous folklore ensemble Lúčnica as its choreographer and artistic director.

Tourism not competitive enough in Slovakia

Tourism not competitive enough in Slovakia 21. 07. 2017 | 13:56

Neither Slovakia nor the Czech Republic are countries in which tourism could be viewed as the bedrock of their economies, reads a new analysis by UniCredit Bank. "With tourism accounting for just over 6 percent of Slovakia's GDP, the figure is the eighth lowest in the EU in this respect," said the bank's analyst Lubomír Koršňák. The EU average is 10 percent, according to figures by the World Travel & Tourism Council. "The low contribution of tourism to GDP in Slovakia and the Czech Republic boils down to their low competitiveness in the sector," said the analyst.

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