Bratislava, January 29 (TASR) - Smer-SD is the only opponent of the Siet party, said Siet chairman Radoslav Prochazka in response to the SKOK party's offer of 100 billboards to Siet in February if Prochazka states a clear yes or no to post-election cooperation with Smer-SD, said Prochazka on Friday in reaction to SKOK chairman Juraj Miskov's press conference earlier on the same day.
Bratislava, January 29 (TASR) - The Slovak Teachers Initiative (ISU), which launched a full-blown strike on January 25, invited Education, Science, Research and Sport Minister Juraj Draxler by letter on Friday to talks about its demands at Novohradska Street School in Bratislava on February 1.
Bratislava, January 29 (TASR) - The SKOK party is offering the fellow extraparliamentary Siet (Network) party 100 billboards in February if Siet chairman Radoslav Prochazka will provide a clear yes or no to post-election cooperation with Smer-SD, SKOK chairman Juraj Miskov announced at a press conference on Friday.
Zilina, January 29 (TASR) - Siet (Network) party leader Radoslav Prochazka at an extraordinary briefing in Zilina on Friday challenged Prime Minister Robert Fico to a face-to-face televised debate on public broadcaster Radio and Television of Slovakia (RTVS).
Bratislava, January 29 (TASR) - A trio of political parties - Siet (Network), Ordinary People (OLaNO) and Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) - has committed itself to promoting anti-corruption measures called 'I'm Rattling for Change' [an allusion to the rattling of keys during the Velvet Revolution - ed. note].
A total of one million patients in Trnava, Zilina and Presov regions will be without proper health care as of next month following the mass resignations of nurses, head of the nurses trade union Monika Kavecka stated on Thursday.
Bratislava, January 28 (TASR) - President Andrej Kiska hosted representatives of the Slovak Teachers Initiative (ISU) at the Presidential Palace on Thursday.
Bratislava, January 27 (TASR) - Some teachers might not have seen a 22-percent hike on their payslips that the Education, Science, research and Sport Ministry and Prime Minister Robert Fico talked about recently, as Juraj Draxler conceded on Wednesday.
Bratislava, January 27 (TASR) - Although Slovakia has seen improvement in its ranking of the corruption chart, the Government is far from satisfied because what's important is to respond to sentiments and needs of people, Prime Minister Robert Fico said at a press briefing on Wednesday.
The Slovak economy is doing well, but there are areas that we need to improve, said President Andrej Kiska at a meeting with representatives of three civil initiatives - 'We are Ringing for a Change', 'Enough' and Slovensko.digital - at the Presidential Palace on Wednesday.
Bratislava, January 26 (TASR) - The Slovak Government is looking teachers straight in the eye, Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Tuesday in response to the ongoing teachers strike.
Fewer schools remained shut on Tuesday, as their number dropped from 179 on Monday to 151 the following day, according to a statement issued by the Education, Science, Research and Sport Ministry released on Tuesday.
The demands of teachers on strike for systemic changes in the education sector are justified, because teachers deserve more, both the Slovak National Party (SNS) and OLaNO-NOVA said on Tuesday.
Bratislava, January 25 (TASR) - The Catholic Church on Monday levelled criticism about the current state of affairs in health care, as the Church doesn't take kindly to how nurses taking part in mass resignations are being treated and is thus asking Prime Minister Robert Fico and Health Minister Viliam Cislak to put and end to it.
Teachers who've come to Bratislava to express their discontent on Monday expect the Government to do its utmost to see the strike that began on Monday to end post-haste, TASR learnt on Monday.
Bratislava, January 25 (TASR) - According to Nurses and Midwives Chamber (SKSaPA) president Iveta Lazorova, nurses don't want to abandon their patients when handing in their notice, but they see no other measure available for pointing to the bad situation in health care, Lazorova told TASR on Monday.
Bratislava, January 25 (TASR) - An estimated number of more than 2,000 teachers from all over Slovakia came to Bratislava on Monday to express their disagreement with what they see as the long-term ignoring of their demands.