ZOJ: Siet, Most-Hid and KDH Have Best Programmes for Judiciary

Bratislava, February 22 (TASR) - According to the 'For Open Justice' (ZOJ) association, the best political programmes regarding the judiciary have been drawn up...

Total of 21 Candidates for Parliament Taken Off Slates Already

Bratislava, February 22 (TASR) - A total of 21 candidates are now out of the running for the parliamentary election (March 5), TASR learnt on Monday from the Interior Ministry's website.

Smer Presents Five Conditions for Potential Coalition Partners

Bratislava, February 21 (TASR) - Smer-SD has five basic principles that the next government, which will emerge after the March 5 parliamentary election, should observe if Smer is to form part of it, reads a statement that the party's presidium adopted on Sunday.

Wide-gauge Tram Tested in Bratislava, But Not Likely to Be Used Again

Bratislava, February 21 (TASR) - A specially adjusted tram with a wide wheel gauge has been given a test run over Bratislava's newly reconstructed Old Bridge, but the wide gauge will probably never be used, and it's very likely that the tram was there for the first and last time, stated public transport website imhd.sk, TASR learnt on Sunday.

Matovic: I Don’t Have Ambitions to Become Prime Minister

I don't have any ambitions to become prime minister, and I see it as an error among rightist party leaders that everyone wants to be premier, said OLaNO-NOVA leader Igor Matovic on TA3's show 'V Politike' (In Politics) on Sunday, adding that politicians should be humble and wait for the election result.

Fico: Could Be Lack of Qualified People if Unemployment Goes under 10%

Bratislava, February 21 (TASR) - The Government has been successful in meeting its target of reducing unemployment in Slovakia in line with the eurozone average, announced Prime Minister Robert Fico at a press conference at the Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Ministry on Sunday.

Firefighters in Humenne Put Out Fire in Building with Fuel Oil Containers

Humenne, February 20 (TASR) - The fire brigade in Humenne (Presov region) on Saturday was dispatched to put out a fire in an old building in the railway depot area where a private company was storing fuel oil containers, the region's Fire and Rescue Corps (HaZZ) operations officer Stanislav Dzubak told TASR on the same day.

Moratorium on Election Polls Starts, Violators to Face High Fines

Bratislava, February 20 (TASR) - The publishing of election poll results is prohibited as of Saturday and until the parliamentary election on March 5, according to the law on election campaigning.

Fico: We Want to Reach 85 percent of EU Living Standards in Four Years

Banska Bystrica, February 20 (TASR) - The Government wants Slovakia to reach 85 percent of average EU living standards in the next four years, declared Prime Minister Robert Fico at a conference on the preparation of action plans for 11 districts with high unemployment rates in Banska Bystrica on Saturday.

Fico: New Investor in Banska Bystrica to Employ over 1,200 People

Banska Bystrica, February 20 (TASR) - Secure identity document production company RKN Global Europe is to employ over 1,200 people in Banska Bystrica in an investment worth €89 million, announced Prime Minister Robert Fico after signing a memorandum of understanding with the company in Banska Bystrica on Saturday.