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.

Fico: Agreement with UK is Worth Keeping European Union Together

Brussels, February 20 (TASR) - In the form of an agreement, the European Union has given the United Kingdom the second chance to stay in in the union, said Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico on Friday evening after a two-day long EU summit in Brussels.

Chief Hygienist: Flu on Rise in Slovakia, Two Fatalities Reported

Bratislava, February 19 (TASR) – The number of people with flu in Slovakia has surged this week – by 20 percent compared to the...

Fico: Brexit Would Be Terrifying for Both EU and UK

Brussels, February 19 (TASR-correspondent) – Britain's exit from the EU would be a terrifying thing for the EU, and it would damage Britain as...

Poll: Smer-SD Would’ve Won Election on 35 percent If Held in February

Bratislava, February 19 (TASR) - Eight political parties would have made it into Parliament had an election been held between February 12-18, TASR learnt...

OECD: Too Little Money Spent in Slovak Education System

Bratislava, February 19 (TASR) - Two analyses by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) indicate that Slovakia should spend more money in...

New Rules Enable Slovaks to Get US Work Visas for Five Years

New rules will enable Slovaks to gain US work visas for the period of five years, TASR learnt from the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry's Press Department on Friday.