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Premier: Important for Slovakia to Move to Innovation via Skills

Porto, May 7 (TASR-correspondent) - It is important for Slovakia to move towards innovation and work with higher added value, which won't be possible...

EU Court of Justice Holds Hearing on Scrapped Meciar’s Amnesties

Brussels/Luxembourg, May 6 (TASR-correspondent) - The Court of Justice of the European Union on Thursday held a hearing on the 1995 kidnapping of ex-president...

Michal Alac Becomes SIS Head

Bratislava, May 6 (TASR) - President Zuzana Caputova on Thursday appointed Michal Alac to the post of Slovak Intelligence Service (SIS) head. Alac, born in...

Tenth Annual IT Fitness Test Begins, This Year also Available in Hungarian

The IT Fitness Test, aimed at testing the digital skills of pupils, students, teachers and the broader public in Slovakia, started on Monday (May 3) and will last until July 31, Vice-premier and Investment and Informatisation Minister Veronika Remisova (For the People) told a news conference on Thursday.

Seliga Resigns as Parliamentary Vice-Chair after Violating Curfew

Bratislava, May 5 (TASR) - Parliamentary Vice-chair Juraj Seliga and parliamentary social affairs committee head Jana Zitnanska (both For the People) announced on Wednesday...

Overall Death Rate in March 48%-higher Than Average for Past 5 Years

The overall death rate in Slovakia in March 2021 was 48-percent higher than the average for the past five years, the Statistics Office reported on Wednesday, adding that the figure for March was the lowest in four months, however.

Heger’s Government Obtains Confidence from Parliament, 89 MPs Support It

Eduard Heger's (OLaNO) Cabinet obtained a vote of confidence from Parliament on Tuesday, as 89 of the 144 MPs who took part in the vote supported the Government Manifesto, thus expressing their confidence in the reconstructed Government.

President: Even Most Tragic Death Can’t Cover Who M.R. Stefanik Was

Brezova pod Bradlom, May 3 (TASR) - Even the most tragic death can't cover who Milan Rastislav Stefanik was and what he did so...

NCZI Head: Vaccination Dates for Youth Were Allocated Correctly

Vaccination dates for 16- and 17-year-olds were assigned correctly and in accord with the respective regulation, National Centre for Health Information (NCZI) head Robert Suja told a news conference on Monday.

Finance Minister Matovic Indicates VAT Rate Hike

Bratislava, May 2 (TASR) - Finance Minister Igor Matovic (OLANO) stated on Sunday that he'll soon reveal a tax and deduction reform, as the...

Slovak Prime Minister Gets His First Jab against Coronavirus

Bratislava, May 1 (TASR) - Slovak Prime Minister Eduard Heger (OLANO) on Saturday received his first jab against coronavirus - the Vaxzevria vaccine from...

Anti-government Protest Takes Place in Bratislava, One Person Detained

Bratislava, May 1 (TASR) - A protest against the Government and its pandemic policies took place in front of the Government Office and Presidential...

Tests No Longer Required for Going to Work in Medium and Light Red Districts

Bratislava, April 30 (TASR) - Negative tests for coronavirus won't be required any longer to go to work or enter a shop in medium-red...

Parliamentary Committee Inquorate to Discuss Expulsion of Three Russian Diplomats

Bratislava, April 29 (TASR) - The parliamentary foreign affairs committee didn't reach the necessary quorum on Thursday to discuss the expulsion of three Russian...

Special Shopping Hours for Elderly to Be Scrapped as of May 9

Bratislava, April 29 (TASR) - The special shopping hours for the elderly, the disabled and accompanying persons in force due to coronavirus on each...

Funiculars to Operate again as of May 3 after COVID Ban

Bratislava, April 29 (TASR) - It will be again possible to use funiculars in Slovakia as of May 3 after a several months-long ban...

Korcok: Moscow’s Expulsion of Slovak Diplomats Reciprocal Symmetrical Move

Bratislava, April 28 (TASR) - Slovak Foreign Affairs Minister Ivan Korcok (an SaS nominee) stated at a press conference on Wednesday that he’s taken...

Klus: Ban on Recreational Trips Abroad Might Be Lifted as of May 15

If the pandemic situation allows, the ban on travelling abroad for recreational purposes might be lifted as of May 15, Foreign Affairs Ministry State Secretary Martin Klus (SaS) posted on a social network on Wednesday.

Heger: Slovakia’s Recovery Plan Received Positively in Brussels

Brussels, April 27 (TASR-correspondent) - The Slovak national recovery and resilience plan has received a positive feedback in Brussels, Slovak Prime Minister Eduard Heger...

Funeral Home Chief Kills Man in Morgue to Blackmail Own Wife

Bratislava, April 27 (TASR) - Undertaker Jozef Kiraly has been sentenced by the Supreme Court to 23 years in prison for a premeditated murder...