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Fico: Foreign Firms Should Say Clearly If They’ve Encountered Corruption

Large foreign businesses should make it clear whether or not they've encountered corruption or non-transparent practices while operating in Slovakia, said Prime Minister Robert Fico after receiving key investors at the Government Office in Bratislava on Monday.

At Least Two Cities to Host Anti-corruption Marches on June 5

Marches against corruption are set to take place in at least two Slovak cities on June 5, TASR learnt from the organisers of the marches on Tuesday.

Gaspar: I Don’t Feel Need to Give Up My Post for Failing Professionally

Bratislava, April 20 (TASR) - Police Corps president Tibor Gaspar has praised the security measures taken during the anti-corruption march that took place in...

Kiska: Corruption at Highest Levels Exists

Bratislava, April 4 (TASR) - Corruption at the highest levels is hardly tangible and sophisticated, but it exists and those who claim otherwise are...

Fico: We’ve Taken Many Serious Steps to Combat Corruption

Paris, March 30 (TASR-correspondent) - Corruption is an issue that is currently influencing politics and society, and Slovakia is paying close attention to it,...

TIS Wants to Raise Generation of Civil Servants Resistant to Corruption

Bratislava, March 28 (TASR) - A professional state administration resistant to corruption won't be created by constantly inciting fear among the people who point...

Fico: I’ll Encourage People Not to Be Afraid to Report Corruption

Bratislava, March 1 (TASR) - Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) is launching his own initiative in the fight against corruption and plans to encourage people not to be afraid to report this phenomenon so detrimental to society, TASR learnt on Wednesday.

Man Facing Corruption Charges Remanded in Custody

Bratislava, February 28 (TASR) - An employee of an agricultural payment agency identified by a court only as Peter O. who is facing charges of corruption will be prosecuted in custody, according to a decision by the Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Public Perception of Corruption Holds Steady, Direct Experience Falls

The public's perception of the extent of corruption among politicians and civil servants remains largely unchanged, even if fewer people report first-hand experience with corruption these days, according to findings of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAV) within the International Social Survey Programme (ISSP).

Gov’t Office: Slovakia’s Standing in TI’s Index Improved from 2011

Slovakia improved its place in Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index from 66th in 2011 to 50th in 2015, the Government Office said in a statement on Wednesday.

Fico: OECD to Conduct Audit of Anti-corruption Legislation in Slovakia

Paris, January 16 (TASR - correspondent) - The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) will carry out an audit of Slovak anti-corruption legislation, according to an agreement struck between Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) and OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurrio in Paris on Monday.

TIS: One in Eight Slovak Households Paid Bribe in 2015

Bratislava, November 16 (TASR) - One in eight Slovak households in contact with selected public bodies paid a bribe last year, according to the...

Kiska: We Can Learn Great Deal from Romania in Fighting Corruption

Bucharest/Bratislava, October 10 (TASR corespondent) - Romania is showing Slovakia that economic growth can be linked to the fight against corruption, stated Slovak President...

Kiska: Corruption Is Hottest Issue in Slovakia Again

Bratislava, June 16 (TASR) – Corruption has again become the hottest issue in Slovakia, said President Andrej Kiska in his State of the Republic...

Six Parties to Promote ‘I Jingle for Change’ Anti-corruption Measures

Bratislava, March 1 (TASR) - Six political parties - Most-Hid, Siet (Network), OLaNO-NOVA, SaS, KDH and SMK - have pledged to promote anti-corruption measures via...

Fico: Slovakia Ascendant on Corruption Index, But We’re Not Happy Yet

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.