SNS Programme: Special Tax on Monopolies and Banks Needed

Bratislava, February 2 (TASR) - Whatever the government following the March 5 election looks like, it should introduce special taxation of monopolies and banks...

Zilina Hospital Provides Health Care in Full Scope after Nurses Leave

Zilina, February 1 (TASR) - Notwithstanding the departure of some 175 nurses, emergency health care at Zilina Faculty Hospital is being fully maintained and elective care partially, hospital director Ivan Macuga told a press briefing Monday.

Education Ministry: Draxler Carefully Considers Schools’ Requirements

Bratislava, February 1 (TASR) - Education, Science, Research and Sport Minister Juraj Draxler is carefully taking the requirements of the education sector into consideration, according to ministry spokesperson Beata Dupalova Ksenzsighova on Monday.

Fico and Kalinak Open New ESO Client Centre in Bratislava

Bratislava, January 31 (TASR) - A new state administration client centre on Tomasikova Street in Bratislava, allowing people to deal with various issues with...

Mihalikova in Two Girls’ Finals at Australian Open, Champion in Doubles

Melbourne, January 30 (TASR) - Young Slovak tennis player Tereza Mihalikova on Saturday failed to defend the junior girls' singles trophy at the Australian...

Staff at PPS Group Detva to Get Late Bonuses, Strike Scrapped

Detva, January 30 (TASR) - The staff at engineering company PPS Group Detva (Banska Bystrica region) won't go on strike as of Monday as...

Slovak Agriculture Funding Highest Ever in 2014-20 Programme Period

Bratislava, January 29 (TASR) - The highest amount of money ever will flow to Slovak agriculture within the EU's 2014-20 programme period, the Agriculture...

Teachers Rally in Banska Bystrica, Receive Endorsement from Handzus

Banska Bystrica's SNP Square brimmed with teachers on Friday afternoon, with some 600-plus educators taking to the streets to shore up the calls of hundreds of teachers currently on strike for increased funding for the sector and a rise to what they see as their incommensurate salaries, TASR learnt on Friday.

Court Bans Collecting Penalties from Nurses for Withdrawing Notices

Kosice, January 29 (TASR) - The Nurses and Midwives Trade Union can't claim penalties amounting to €3,300 per individual from nurses who've withdrawn their...

Prochazka on Miskov’s Billboard Offer: Smer Is Siet’s Only Rival

Bratislava, January 29 (TASR) - Smer-SD is the only opponent of the Siet party, said Siet chairman Radoslav Prochazka in response to the SKOK party's offer of 100 billboards to Siet in February if Prochazka states a clear yes or no to post-election cooperation with Smer-SD, said Prochazka on Friday in reaction to SKOK chairman Juraj Miskov's press conference earlier on the same day.