Turkish Airlines to Launch Istanbul-Kosice Route as of June 16

Kosice, April 18 (TASR) - Turkish Airlines is set to launch a regular Istanbul-Kosice line operated three times a week (Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) as of June 16, the carrier announced at a press...

New Railway Carrier Arriva Slovakia to Begin Operating Trains

Bratislava, February 26 (TASR) - A new passenger rail carrier is coming to Slovakia, private company Arriva Slovakia, which will start operating trains on March 5, railway administrator Slovak Railways (ZSR) informed TASR on...

Kia Motors Slovakia to Take On 24 Students for Dual Education Courses

Gbelany, February 4 (TASR) - Kia Motors Slovakia and the Secondary Vocational School of Mechanical Engineering in Kysucke Nove Mesto will cooperate on dual education as of the new school year 2016/17, with representatives of the carmaker and the school's headteacher Ondrej Holiencik signing an agreement at Kia's education centre in Gbelany (Zilina region).

Main Trial in Arbitration on Talc Mining over, Verdict Expected in 1.5 Years

The decision for the international arbitration between the company EuroGas and Slovakia concerning the withdrawal of the licence for talc mining in Gemerska Poloma (Kosice region) should be made in one or 1.5 years at the latest, Plus 7 Dni weekly writes in its latest issue.

VW Completes Building for New Body Shop, Begins Installing Equipment

Bratislava, February 23 (TASR) - Around €500 million is the price tag of a new body shop at the Volkswagen plant in Bratislava, Volkswagen Slovakia spokesman Vladimir Machalik told TASR on Tuesday. A new building...

Pociatek Can Sign Construction Contract for Bratislava Bypass

Bratislava, February 17 (TASR) - At its session on Wednesday the Government gave its final approval to Transport, Construction and Regional Development Minister Jan Pociatek to sign a contract for the construction of a motorway bypass around Bratislava via a PPP project.

Nitra Issues Construction Permit for Jaguar Land Rover

Nitra, August 3 (TASR) - Nitra, as the relevant special construction authority, has issued a permit for the Automotive Nitra Project applied for by Jaguar Land Rover Slovakia, TASR learnt on Wednesday. Nitra authorities found...

IFP: State to Collect €489 million more for 2015 than Estimated

Bratislava, February 15 (TASR) - The state will collect €489 million more in taxes and levies for 2015 when compared to an estimate from October, according to a current tax prognosis that the Financial Policy Institute (IFP) of the Finance Ministry published at a press conference at the ministry on Monday.

Schmid: Compensation Sought from Slovakia by EuroGas is Unrealistic

Compensation amounting to USD 3.2 billion (€2.9 billion) demanded from the Slovak Government by a company called Eurogas AG in arbitration over the revocation of a licence to mine talc in the village of Gemerska Poloma (Kosice region) doesn't correspond with reality, Schmid Industrieholding chief Robert Schmid told TASR on Monday.

Pociatek: D3 Section Svrcinovec-Skalite to Be Finished this Year

Svrcinovec/Visnove, February 25 (TASR) - The construction of a 12-kilometre section of the D3 motorway Svrcinovec-Skalite (Zilina region) is going according to schedule and will open by the end of the year, announced Transport,...

Brecely: Financial Aspect of Bratislava Bypass to Be Ready in Early July

Financial details related to the Bratislava bypass project should be completed within a few weeks, said Transport, Construction and Regional Development Minister Roman Brecely (a Siet/Network nominee) at a Slovak Construction Leaders Meeting in Bratislava on Thursday.

Autosalon Motor Show 2016 Opens in Bratislava

Bratislava, April 19 (TASR) - Two European and more than 70 Slovak exhibition premieres await visitors to this year's Autosalon motor show, which opened at Incheba Exhibition Centre in Bratislava on Tuesday, TASR learnt...

Pellegrini: No Negotiations about Selling U. S. Steel Kosice Company

Bratislava, May 4 (TASR) - U.S. Steel isn't discussing a possible sale of its Kosice steel plant with any potential buyers, Vice-premier for Investments Peter Pellegrini (Smer-SD) told TASR after talks with representatives of...

Prime Minister Fico Stops By to Tour Jaguar Land Rover Facilities in UK

Solihull, February 4 (TASR) - Slovakia has an adequate amount of manpower for the new automobile maker Jaguar Land Rover and its plans to place its large-scale investment in Nitra, Prime Minister Robert Fico said during Thursday's visit to the Jaguar Land Rover facility in Solihull, near Birmingham.

Stefanec: Young Entrepreneurs Can Exchange Experience Via Erasmus

Brussels, May 24 (TASR) - Slovak MEP Ivan Stefanec (KDH) has become an Ambassador for the EU programme - Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs, TASR learnt on Tuesday. The programme is aimed at young entrepreneurs from...

Fico: New Investor in Banska Bystrica to Employ over 1,200 People

Banska Bystrica, February 20 (TASR) - Secure identity document production company RKN Global Europe is to employ over 1,200 people in Banska Bystrica in an investment worth €89 million, announced Prime Minister Robert Fico after signing a memorandum of understanding with the company in Banska Bystrica on Saturday.

Vozar Is New General Director of Rail Freight Company ZSSK Cargo

Martin Vozar has become the new general director of state-run rail freight company Zeleznicna Spolocnost Cargo Slovakia (ZSSK Cargo), TASR learnt from the Transport, Construction and Regional Development Ministry's communications department on Monday.

Austrian Environmental Scandal Could Influence Talc Dispute in Slovakia

Bratislava, August 24 (TASR) - One of the biggest ever environmental scandals in Austria could also influence the talc dispute in Slovakia involving EuroGas AG and Schmid Industrieholding (SIH), TASR learnt on Wednesday. People who suffered...

NBS: Slovak Economy Should Rise by 3.2 percent in 2016

Bratislava, March 29 (TASR) - According to the latest mid-term prediction of the Slovak central bank (NBS), Slovakia's economy should rise by 3.2 percent this year, by 3.3 percent next year and by 4.2...

Staff at PPS Group Detva to Get Late Bonuses, Strike Scrapped

Detva, January 30 (TASR) - The staff at engineering company PPS Group Detva (Banska Bystrica region) won't go on strike as of Monday as originally planned, after the company's management and trade unions signed...