Savings via Electronic Marketplace at €54 mn in First Year

The Electronic Marketplace, which forms part of the Electronic Contracting System (EKS), is a successful project that has surpassed all initial expectations, Interior Minister Robert Kalinak told a news conference on Tuesday dedicated to an evaluation of the new system's first year.

Even ‘Cloud’ Might Not Protect Companies’ IT Networks from Hackers

Bratislava, March 1 (TASR) - Not even setting up a 'cloud' (data storage placed with a different company) can always prevent hackers from breaching...

Lajcak: International Peace, Stability and Human Rights are Interlinked

Geneva, March 1 (TASR) - International peace and security are closely intertwined with human rights, said Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak...

Stats Office: Index of Economic Sentiment Up by 2.4 points in February

Bratislava, February 29 (TASR) - The three-month Index of Economic Sentiment (IES) rose by 2.4 points month-on-month to 100.7 in February, with confidence surging...

20 Slovak Police Officers Depart for Greece to Address Migration Crisis

Bratislava, February 29 (TASR) - Twenty Slovak police officers departed from Bratislava's M.R. Stefanik Airport on Monday en route to Greece in order to assist with coping with the migration crisis there, and were seen off by Interior Minister Robert Kalinak.

Cislak’s Criminal Complaint Now in Hands of Police

A criminal complaint filed by Health Minister Viliam Cislak for spreading a false alarm in connection with nurses' statements about the danger to health care is already being investigated by the police, TASR learnt from Michal Surek of the Regional Prosecutor's Office in Bratislava on Monday.

IVU: Over 560 University Lecturers Have Joined Strike so Far

Bratislava, February 29 (TASR) - So far, more than 560 employees from 20 universities have joined the strike organised by the University Lecturers Initiative (IVU), which has now started its third week, announced IVU's Juraj Halas at a briefing on Monday.

Midia Agro to Build Dairy to Process Quarter of Slovak Milk Production

Kolinany, February 29 (TASR) - British company Midia Agro plans to build a new dairy for milk processing near Nitra, with a memorandum of understanding signed by the company's representative Norman Patrick Turner, Prime Minister Robert Fico and Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Lubomir Jahnatek at the Slovak Agriculture University in Kolinany (Nitra region) on Monday.

SDKU-DS Proposes Transformation of Education with More Money

Bratislava, February 29 (TASR) - In its manifesto for the March 5 election, SDKU-DS is proposing increases in salaries for the best teachers of up to 50 percent, 6 percent of GDP for education, changes in ordinary financing per student and other measures, announced Tibor Matas from the party's department of education at a press conference on Monday.

Young Biathlete Fialkova Secures Silver at European Championships

Tyumen, February 28 (TASR) - Slovak biathlete Paulina Fialkova recorded her career's top feat by securing silver in the women's 12.5-km mass start race...