Slovakia Wants to Increase Number of Tests for Coronavirus Tenfold

Bratislava, March 23 (TASR) - Slovakia currently has 13,000 testing kits for novel coronavirus at its disposal, and it should acquire another 19,000 in...

VW Slovakia Extends Temporary Halt in Production at All Three Plants

Carmaker Volkswagen Slovakia has decided to extend its temporary shutdown of production at the three plants it runs in Slovakia in connection with coronavirus.

Matovic Will Ask for Kicura’s Dismissal at Government Session on Monday

Bratislava, March 22 (TASR) - State Material Reserves Administration (SSHR) chairman Kajetan Kicura doesn't have the confidence of the Government, and I'll ask the...

President Caputova Appoints Igor Matovic’s Government

Bratislava, March 21 (TASR) - President Zuzana Caputova appointed in the Presidential Palace on Saturday the new Cabinet that will be led by Igor...

Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini’s Government Resigns

Bratislava, March 20 (TASR) - Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini's (Smer-SD) Government resigned on Friday evening. Pellegrini's resignation was accepted by President Zuzana Caputova at...

Boris Kollar Becomes New Parliamentary Chair

Bratislava, March 20 (TASR) - We Are Family leader Boris Kollar has become the new parliamentary chair, TASR learnt on Friday. Kollar, needing at least...

Pellegrini’s Final Address: We Need to Defeat COVID-19 with Minimal Losses

Bratislava, March 19 (TASR) - Slovakia faces the most critical situation in its modern history and we must win the fight against the treacherous infection with minimal losses while also curing wounds inflicted on our spirit and health as well as addressing adverse economic impacts, outgoing Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini (Smer-SD) declared in his final and special address to the nation broadcast by RTVS on Thursday.

Aircraft with Face Masks from China Lands at Bratislava Airport

Bratislava, March 19 (TASR) - A Slovak Government aircraft loaded with medical items from China to help to contain the coronavirus spread in Slovakia...

President Praises Courage of Gov’t to Adopt Strict Measures against Coronavirus

Bratislava, March 19 (TASR) - No Slovak government has ever been appointed in such a difficult situation, President Zuzana Caputova said in an extraordinary...

Komarno-Komarom Border Crossing Remains Closed

Based on a decision by the Hungarian side, the Komarno-Komarom border crossing over the Danube River remains closed, Police Corps Presidium spokesperson Denisa Bardyova told TASR on Thursday.