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...

Kiska and Duda Debate Possible Rail Tunnel under High Tatra Mountains

Tatranska Lomnica, February 28 (TASR) - Building an expressway linking Poprad (Presov region) beneath the High Tatra Mountains and Krakow, Poland and a rail...

Valy Bridge in Kysuce to Become Tallest Bridge in Central Europe

Svrcinovec, February 27 (TASR) - The Valy bridge, which should be part of the D3 motorway in the traditional region of Kysuce in northern...

Fico, Prochazka and Danko Concur in Ousting Greece from Schengen

Bratislava, February 27 (TASR) - Greece should be ousted from both the Schengen Area and eurozone, concurred Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) and...