Heger: €1 bn to Be Spent on Increase in Salaries in State and Public...

Bratislava, July 13 (TASR) – €1 billion will be used to increase the salaries of employees in state and public service, including education staff,...

Matovic: Salaries in Education to Go Up by 10 percent as of January 2023

Bratislava, July 13 (TASR) – Salaries in education are set to swell by ten percent from January 1, 2023, Finance Minister Igor Matovic (OLaNO)...

Zilinka: Calling Defendants in Pre-trial Stage ‘Criminals’ Unacceptable

Bratislava, July 13 (TASR) - Calling people facing prosecution in pre-trial stage "criminals" is absolutely unacceptable and a breach of the presumption of innocence principle, Prosecutor-General Maros Zilinka declared on a social network on Wednesday.

Kremsky: Gas Reservers Won’t Get Slovakia Through Winter

Bratislava, July 12 (TASR) - Slovakia doesn't have enough gas reserves to last through the whole winter season, contrary to what Economy Minister Richard Sulik claims (SaS), House Committee for Economic Affairs chairman Peter Kremsky (OLaNO) declared on Tuesday. The reserves have been growing, but it's necessary to keep accumulating them because the gas might completely stop flowing from Russia to Europe in the autumn, a scenario for which Slovakia must be prepared.

SPP Already Has Enough Gas in Storage Tanks for Winter Season

Bratislava, July 12 (TASR) – Gas utility SPP now has a sufficient amount of natural gas in its storage tanks to provide for the...

Heger Receives Invitation to Meet Caputova to Discuss Current Political Crisis

Bratislava, July 11 (TASR) - Prime Minister Eduard Heger (OLaNO) received an invitation to a meeting from President Zuzana Caputova, Government Office's press and...

Sulik to Premier: We’re Ready to Talk about New Coalition Agreement at Anytime

Bratislava, July 11 (TASR) - The Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) party is ready to negotiate a new coalition agreement at any time and also...

Sulik to Meet Premier over Coalition Crisis Next Week

Speaking on TA3's discussion programme 'V politike' (In Politics) on Sunday, Economy Minister and Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) leader Richard Sulik said he is scheduled to meet Premier Eduard Heger (OLaNO) regarding the coalition crisis next week.

OLaNO: We Stand behind Matovic, Our Stance Won’t Change

Bratislava, July 7 (TASR) - The OLaNO party continues to stand behind its leader and Finance Minister Igor Matovic and rejects the demand of...

Peter Slysko Voice-SD’s Candidate for Zilina Regional Governor

Cicmany, July 7 (TASR) - Peter Slysko will run for the post of Zilina regional governor for the extra-parliamentary Voice-SD party in the regional elections due to be held this autumn, Voice-SD leader Peter Pellegrini announced at a news conference held in Cicmany (Zilina region) on Thursday.

Slovakia to Become Member of UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee

Bratislava, July 7 (TASR) - Slovakia has been elected as a member of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage, TASR has learnt from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).

SaS Withdraws from Coalition Agreement, Demands Matovic’s Ouster

Bratislava, July 6 (TASR) - The SaS party is withdrawing from the coalition agreement and expects Prime Minister Eduard Heger (OLaNO) to draft a new one that will reflect the current political state of affairs and incorporate Finance Minister Igor Matovic's (OLaNO) ouster. If this doesn't happen by the end of August, all SaS-nominated ministers will tender their resignations. The party passed this decision at its extraordinary extended republican council on Wednesday.

Korcok: Slovaks Can Make Phone Calls in EU at Domestic Prices for 10 More...

Bratislava, July 4 (TASR) - Slovaks can make calls and use mobile data in EU countries at domestic prices for the next ten years, Foreign Affairs Minister Ivan Korcok (a SaS nominee) said on Monday.

CD klub – French Ambassador Pascal Le Deunff

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LPwCUxNdVo Host Pavol Demes in conversation with French Ambassador to Slovakia Pascal Le Deunff

House Chair Boris Kollar Tested Positive for COVID-19

Bratislava, July 3 (TASR) - House Chair Boris Kollar (We Are Family) tested positive for COVID-19, labour minister Milan Krajniak (We Are Family) announced on Sunday.

€120 mn Earmarked from Recovery Plan to Restore Public and Historical Buildings

Bratislava, July 1 (TASR) - €120 million will be used for the restoration of public, historical and heritage-protected buildings from the recovery plan, namely...

President: Two Investments Heading to Slovakia Good News

Bratislava, July 1 (TASR) - The construction of the Volvo car factory near Kosice and the construction of a new plant in Slovenska Lupca...

Volvo Cars Set to Built New Production Plant near Kosice

Bratislava, July 1 (TASR) - Swedish car maker Volvo Cars is set to build a new plant for the production of electric cars for...

Government Okays Recovery Plan-financed Construction of Two New State Hospitals

Bratislava, July 1 (TASR) - The Government at its session on Friday decided that the national recovery plan will be used to finance the...

Lubos Machaj Will Be New RTVS Chief

Bratislava, June 30 (TASR) - Lubos Machaj will be a new general director of public-service broadcaster RTVS after Parliament elected him to the post in the second round on Thursday.