Ministry Preparing New Environment Strategy, Wants Public to Take Part

Slovakia might get a new Environmental Policy Strategy for the first time in many years, as the Environment Ministry plans to submit one to a Cabinet session by December, TASR learnt from the ministry's State Secretary Norbert Kurilla on Monday.

Ersek: Presov Bypass Far Too Important for Any Gambles

The opinion expressed by the Finance Ministry's 'Value for Money' team of analysts regarding the approach to addressing traffic woes in Presov is immaterial at this point, said Transport and Construction Minister Arpad Ersek (Most-Hid) at a press conference in Bratislava on Monday.

Number of Foreign Staff in Slovakia Doubled in Two Years

Bratislava, February 13 (TASR) - Even though the number of foreigners with jobs in Slovakia has almost doubled in the past two years, Slovakia...

Stats Office: Average Salary in Industry Up by 1.9% Y-o-Y in December

Bratislava, February 13 (TASR) - The average nominal monthly salary in industry in December 2016 increased on an annual basis by 1.9 percent to...

Debutant Sramkova Slovak Hero as Fed Cup Team Beats Italy in Forli

Forli, February 12 (TASR) - Slovak Fed Cup debutant Rebecca Sramkova, 20, was the team's main ace in the World Group II tie in...

Nobody Jailed for Animal Abuse; Animal Ombudsman Dissatisfied

Bratislava, February 12 (TASR) - Six people were convicted by Slovak courts of mistreating animals or failing to provide appropriate care for them last...

Kiska Leaves for First-ever Visit to Kenya

Bratislava, February 12 (TASR) - Slovak President Andrej Kiska on Sunday left for his first-ever visit to Kenya and sub-Saharan Africa as head of...

Restoration of Zobor Monastery Ruins to Advance This Year

Nitra, February 11 (TASR) - The Zobor Beautification Fellowship, armed with a subsidy of €7,000 from Nitra city council, is planning to make progress...

Agriculture Ministry to Take Steps to Keep Slanske Forests in State Hands

The Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry and the state-run forestry company Lesy SR will take steps to ensure that the Slanske Forests remain the property of the Slovak Republic, Agriculture Minister Gabriela Matecna (a Slovak National Party/SNS nominee) told a news conference held on Friday with Lesy SR general director Marian Stanik in attendance.

Richter Confident of Successful Defence in No-confidence Vote Scenario

Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Minister Jan Richter (Smer-SD) told Parliament on Thursday that if he were to face a no-confidence motion over the issue of the Clean Day resocialisation facility, he would put up a successful defence.