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Slovak 15-year-old Pupils below OECD Average in Financial Literacy

Bratislava, May 24 (TASR) - Slovak pupils are below the average in OECD countries in terms of financial literacy, according to the results of...

GLOBSEC Forum in Bratislava to See 1,300 Guests from 70 Countries

Bratislava, May 23 - Some 1,300 guests from 70 countries are set to attend the 12th edition of the international security forum GLOBSEC 2017...

Fico: Foreign Firms Should Say Clearly If They’ve Encountered Corruption

Large foreign businesses should make it clear whether or not they've encountered corruption or non-transparent practices while operating in Slovakia, said Prime Minister Robert Fico after receiving key investors at the Government Office in Bratislava on Monday.

Fico: I Hope Estonian EU Presidency Will be Flexible Enough

The Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU will be highly interested in preserving the unity of the Union, which is incredibly important for its future; but this can be achieved in other ways than by blindly obeying commands and respecting the stronger ones, said Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) following his meeting with his Estonian counterpart Juri Ratas on Monday.

Kalinak Rejects Claims of Disadvantageous Real Estate Transactions

Interior Minister Robert Kalinak (Smer-SD) held a press conference on Monday to reject the Opposition's claims in recent weeks that the ministry has wasted money on certain disadvantageous real estate transactions.

Blaha: Paternalistic Relationship Belongs in Middle Ages, Not in EU

Bratislava, May 22 (TASR) - The paternalistic relationship that can be seen on the part of some western EU countries towards central and eastern...

Fico: Cabinet Eyeing Unemployment Rate of Less than 7 percent

The Government is looking to cut the unemployment rate in Slovakia to below 7 percent post-haste, said Prime Minister and Smer-SD party chairman Robert Fico at a press conference on Friday.

Lajcak Receives Prize for Assisting Bosnia and Herzegovina on Its Way to EU

Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak (a Smer-SD nominee) received on Thursday in Mostar a special prize, the European Personality of the Year 2016, from the Evening Paper daily for his assistance to Bosnia and Herzegovina on its journey to the European Union, TASR learnt from the ministry's press department on Friday.

Rasi: Matovic Has Employment Contract, He Can’t Skip Work

Bratislava, May 19 (TASR) – Opposition OLaNO-NOVA leader Igor Matovic's decision not to attend parliamentary sessions over alleged death threats he received on the...

Kiska Vetoes Legislation Amending Expropriation Proceedings

Bratislava, May 18 (TASR) - President Andrej Kiska has vetoed legislation designed to enable the state to start a certain amount of construction work...