Figel: Pociatek Came into Limelight Mainly with Scandals

Bratislava, February 2 (TASR) - Jan Pociatek as Transport, Construction and Regional Development Minister has been almost absent and has only come into the limelight mainly thanks to scandals, said Christian Democrat (KDH) chairman and former transport minister Jan Figel in an interview for TASR on Tuesday.

Most-Hid: Teachers’ Situation Can Be Addressed before Election by Law

Bratislava, February 2 (TASR) - If there's a will to address the situation faced by teachers in Slovakia, it's possible to do so prior to the parliamentary election (March 5), announced Most-Hid chairman Bela Bugar at a press conference on Tuesday, adding that the party has prepared an amendment proposal on the remuneration of employees doing work in the public interest that also includes teachers.

Slovakia Managed to Completely Draw European Funds for Transport

Slovakia has made use of 100 percent of European Funds designated for transport from Operational Programme Transport, with over €3.7 billion thus invested in the transport sector since 2007, the Transport, Construction and Regional Development Ministry has stated.

Lajcak: Minsk Agreements Must Be Met Thoroughly

Kiev, February 2 (TASR-correspondent) - Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak, speaking during a working visit to Kiev on Tuesday, appealed for...

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...