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).

Price Bubble Threatens Slovak Economy

For more than a year the European Central Bank (ECB) has been supporting the eurozone through the quantitative easing policy, i.e. bond buyouts aimed at reducing interest rates, but pumping money into the economy results in many deformations that come to light sooner or later, said Economic and Social Analyses Institute economist Juraj Karpis on a discussion programme on TABLET.TV on Thursday.

Revenues in Wholesale Down by 0.5 percent Y-o-Y in December 2015

Bratislava, February 3 (TASR) - Revenues from own activities and goods increased both in the sale and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles and in retail by 1 percent month-on-month in December 2015, the...

Most-Hid MP: Contract for Bratislava Bypass Should Be Signed ASAP

Bratislava, February 3 (TASR) - The winning bid of a consortium headed by Spanish construction company Cintra for building a new bypass around Bratislava is good and should be contracted as soon as possible,...

Bratislava Airport Handled 44 percent More Passengers Y-o-Y in January

Bratislava, February 2 (TASR) - Bratislava's Milan Rastislav Stefanik Airport (BTS) handled 44 percent more passengers in January than it did in the same month of 2015, the airport's spokesperson Veronika Sevcikova told TASR on Tuesday.

Slovakia Managed to Completely Draw European Funds for Transport

Slovakia has made use of 100 percent of European Funds designated for transport from Operational Programme Transport, with over €3.7 billion thus invested in the transport sector since 2007, the Transport, Construction and Regional Development Ministry has stated.

SNS Programme: Special Tax on Monopolies and Banks Needed

Bratislava, February 2 (TASR) - Whatever the government following the March 5 election looks like, it should introduce special taxation of monopolies and banks at a rate of at least 6 percent of their...

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...

Slovak Agriculture Funding Highest Ever in 2014-20 Programme Period

Bratislava, January 29 (TASR) - The highest amount of money ever will flow to Slovak agriculture within the EU's 2014-20 programme period, the Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry announced on Friday. Compared to the previous...

Mihok: Slovak Economy in Good Shape in 2016

Bratislava, January 28 (TASR) - At the dawn of 2016, the Slovak economy seems to be in good condition both in terms of public finances and basic macroeconomic parameters, Slovak Trade and Industry Chamber (SOPK) chair Peter Mihok said at a press conference on Thursday.

€79 million Up for Grabs in Expanding Preschools

The Agriculture and Regional Development Ministry on Thursday issued a call for applications whereby municipalities can seek subsidies towards boosting the capacity of preschools under their bailiwick, TASR learnt on the same day.

PPS Group Detva Pledges to Pay Salary Bonuses to Avert Strike

Detva, January 28 (TASR) - Engineering company PPS Group Detva (Banska Bystrica region) on Thursday announced that will pay performance bonuses to all employees - as early as on the same day, in an...

NBS: Occupational Pension Insurance Stable in Slovakia

Bratislava, January 27 (TASR) - The third pension pillar in Slovakia is stable, the central bank (NBS) stated on Wednesday, based on the results of stress testing of occupational pension insurance undertaken by the...

Jahnatek: Five Major Food Categories Prices down by 12.27 Percent

Bratislava, January 26 (TASR) - Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Lubomir Jahnatek announced at a press conference on Tuesday that prices of five major food categories - butter, milk, bread, pork and poultry - have gone down 12.27 percent this month compared to November.

Interior Ministry in Tender for Digital Traffic Fines System

Bratislava, January 26 (TASR) - The Interior Ministry has announced a tender for an electronic system that would automatically record traffic violations, TASR learnt on Tuesday from the website of the Public Procurement Office (UVO).