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...

Theta Energy Group to Create 800 Jobs at Vojany Power Plant

Vojany, February 25 (TASR) - Economy Minister Vazil Hudak and Finance Minister Peter Kazimir signed a memorandum of understanding with American investor Theta Energy Group (TEG) at Vojany thermal power plant (EVO) in Kosice region on Thursday.

First Slovak Suspected of Having Zika Virus in Presov Hospital

Bratislava/Presov, February 25 (TASR) - The Public Health Authority (UVZ) reported he first case of a patient suspected of being infected with Zika virus in Slovakia, RTVS was the first one to report about the situation on Thursday and UVZ spokesperson Lenka Skalicka confirmed this to TASR on the same day.

NDS Prepares Tender for Reconstruction of Sekule Rest Stop on D2

Bratislava, February 25 (TASR) - The National Highway Company (NDS) has published a call in the Public Procurements Bulletin for a contractor to carry out repairs at the Sekule (Trnava region) rest stop on the D2 motorway, with the cost estimated at €5.7 million, TASR learnt on Thursday.

Police Test Mobile Barrier in Exercise to Prevent Illegal Migration

Bratislava, February 24 (TASR) - Near the Bratislava borough of Rusovce on Wednesday, police and fire brigade held a training exercise involving a mobile barrier to be used in response to large numbers of people having to be barred from entering the country and to direct their flow.

Family Alliance: 179 Election Candidates Support Family Declaration

Bratislava, February 24 (TASR) - The Family Declaration that the Family Alliance (AZR) presented online on February 18 has been supported by 179 candidates for Parliament so far, AZR chairman Anton Chromik informed TASR on Wednesday.

Transport Ministry: 40 km of Highways to Be Built in Eastern Slovakia

Bratislava, February 24 (TASR) - According to the Transport, Construction and Regional Development Ministry, 40 kilometres of motorways and expressways will be built in eastern Slovakia in the following years, cofinanced from eurofunds, ministry spokesman Martin Kona told TASR on Wednesday.

Top Academic Titles Dropped from Agreement on Title Recognition

Recognition of university titles between Slovakia and Poland will change, with a bilateral agreement on the mutual recognition of education, diplomas, titles and degrees no longer including recognition of the titles of associate professor and professor, according to draft changes in the agreement okayed by the Government at its regular session on Wednesday.

AIS: Slovakia Failed in Protection of Roma Minority and Refugees

Bratislava, February 24 (TASR) - Amnesty International Slovakia (AIS) has stated that in the past year Slovakia has failed in human rights protection due...

Slovak Armed Forces Should Have 16,642 Soldiers by End of 2016

Bratislava, February 24 (TASR) - The Cabinet at its session on Wednesday approved an increase in the numbers of members of the Slovak Armed...