Simon: Culture Ministry Unlawfully Intervened in Election Campaign

Bratislava, February 9 (TASR) - The Culture Ministry has overstepped its powers, announced Most-Hid vice-chair Zsolt Simon at a press conference on Tuesday, referring to an official letter that the ministry sent to mayor of Lucenec (Banska Bystrica region) Alexandra Pivkova asking her to address unlawful circumstances concerning the election posters of Most-Hid candidates Simon and Stefan Kertesz.

Slovak Teachers Initiative to Suspend Strike as of February 15

As of Monday, February 15, the Slovak Teachers Initiative (ISU) will suspend the strike launched by dissatisfied teachers on Monday, January 25, ISU representatives informed TASR on Tuesday.

Cislak: Return of Nurses to Zilina Hospital Is Good News

The return of 40 nurses to the Faculty Hospital and Polyclinic (FNsP) in Zilina is good news for patients as well as health-care workers, stated Health Minister Viliam Cislak on Tuesday.

Colourful Swing & Samba Band to Star at Skiing World Cup in Jasna

Jasna, February 8 (TASR) - A somewhat unusual band called Jamaygon Orchestra, featuring around three dozen musicians wearing colourful costumes shaped like frozen crystals,...

Slovakia: North Korea Would Do Better to Secure Needs of Own People

Bratislava, February 8 (TASR) - The Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry on Monday "strongly condemned" the launching of an intercontinental ballistic missile by...

Most-Hid: More Than Third of Resources in Health Care Disappear

Bratislava, February 8 (TASR) – Crisis management, functioning DRGs (Diagnoses Related Groups) and the e-Health system, fees and centralised purchasing under public scrutiny are...

Vazny: We Managed to Accelerate Drawing of European Funds

Vice-premier for Investments Lubomir Vazny sees an accelerated conclusion of contracts, the drawing of European Funds and the prevention of huge losses of money from Brussels as the chief successes achieved during his term in office, TASR has learnt.

Opposition Insists on Special Session Despite Fico’s Offer to Nurses

Bratislava, February 8, (TASR) - Opposition parties are insisting on summoning an extraordinary session of Parliament to deal with the education and health-care sectors despite an offer made by Prime Minister Robert Fico to nurses on Friday (February 5).

Education Ministry to Support Research in Enterprises with €200 mn

Bratislava, February 8 (TASR) - The Education, Science, Research and Sport Ministry will financially support the stimulation of research potential in enterprises, the need...

IVO: Smer-SD Overvalued Migration Crisis, Oppotision Internal Problems

The ruling Smer-SD party overestimated the impact of the migration crisis, while the Opposition overvalued internal problems and mutual relations, the Institute for Public Affairs (IVO) President, Grigorij Meseznikov said on Friday.