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Von der Leyen's call for stronger foreign policy heard in Bratislava

Von der Leyen's call for stronger foreign policy heard in Bratislava

Slovak Foreign Affairs Minister Ivan Korčok (an SaS nominee) agrees with the head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen's emphasis on the principle of the rule of law as well as a call for a stronger foreign policy in her state of the union address.

Unionists to go on strike for next three weeks

Unionists to go on strike for next three weeks

Unions belonging to the Trade Union Confederation (KOZ) will hold protests in six regional towns and cities over the next three weeks over their disagreement with Labour Minister Milan Krajniak. Accord ...

Record low inflation in August

Record low inflation in August

Year-on-year inflation in Slovakia continued to decelerate for the sixth month in a row in August, slowing down by 0.3 percentage points month-on-month to 1.4%. Thus, the figure was at the lowest lev ...

State IT company starts its operation

State IT company starts its operation

The state joint-stock company Slovensko IT started operating in Košice with 80 employees last Friday. The state established it for its own IT systems using former employees of the Slovak branch of the WireCard company, which went bankrupt. The head of the new state-owned company is the current director of Košice IT Valley, Pavol Miroššay.

Two EU fraud cases concluded in 2019 in Slovakia

Two EU fraud cases concluded in 2019 in Slovakia

The European anti-fraud office aka OLAF succeeded in saving almost half a billion EUR of the EU budget in 2019. The office recommends returning the money after an inquiry into some 200 cases.

Strategic industrial park locations to be found

Strategic industrial park locations to be found

The Economy Ministry is currently holding talks with representatives of local governments on a possible location for a state-run strategic industrial park it might offer to big foreign investors in the ...

Building infrastructure is future investment priority

Building infrastructure is future investment priority

Slovakia's priority regarding the drawing of European Funds in 2021-2027 will be to complete the construction of infrastructure, with investments set to be funnelled into five strategic areas: An Innov ...