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Slovakia is closing the economic gap with the EU faster than Czechia, but still lags behind the Czech economy level in overall terms, a new CSOB study for to the 25-years anniversary of the split between Czechia and Slovakia says, released to the media on March 29 in time of the anniversary. Czech GDP ...
English version prepared by Eurozine.com. The president retreated under pressure from Smer, the senior governing party, by agreeing to appoint its nominees as prime minister and interior minister. The organizers called off the most recent 'For a Decent Slovakia' protest in Bratislava's central SNP Square ...

The guidance is the first “unequivocal confirmation that the ministry intends to tax cryptocurrencies and to do so on a relatively broad scale that includes exchanging one cryptocurrency for another,” Miroslav Marcincin, senior manager, personal income tax, EY Slovakia, told Bloomberg Tax March 27.
The favourable pro-growth sentiment among foreign investors in Slovakia persists. Almost half of them plan to expand and look for new employees while the biggest obstacles hampering their businesses in Slovakia remain the shortage of qualified labour and corruption. But they warn of Slovakia's ...
The media in the US continues to closely watch the situation in Slovakia. The renowned news website Christian Science Monitor (CSM), this week highlighted the movement of the young Slovak generation for normalcy and real change, the TASR newswire wrote. “A youth-fueled movement has already ...
The Slovak economy is slated to grow by 4.2 percent this year, while in 2019, it should accelerate to 4.7 percent, according to the latest medium-term prognosis of the National Bank of Slovakia (NBS), country's central bank. In 2020 the growth of Slovakia's GDP is expected to reach 4 percent, the TASR ...

Until those in power respond with a positive agenda to build a Decent Slovakia why should anyone believe things will change. You only need to go back and read the EU Anti-Corruption Report 2014 and the inadequate way this is now taken forward in the annual European Semester country report to ...
FILE PHOTO: Slovakia's Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak addresses a news conference after a European Union foreign ministers meeting in Brussels, ... BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Slovakia will recall its ambassador to Russia for consultations over the poisoning of a former Russian double agent with a nerve ...
March 28, 2018 Bratislava, Slovakia—Marian Kulich is one of tens of thousands of protesters on the streets of Slovakia in the biggest show of people power since the Velvet Revolution. What began as an outcry over a young journalist's murder has in the past month morphed into a mass general movement ...
"The Slovak Republic unambiguously condemned the attack with the chemical weapon in Salisbury, UK, acknowledged the conclusions of the European Council on March 22, 2018, and reserved the right to take further steps in connection with this case," Slovakia's Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Peter ...
Any documentary photographer who chooses the Roma as a subject must inevitably work in the shadow of the great Josef Koudelka, whose 1975 book Gypsies is now recognised as one of the great photo essays of the 20th century. Time has imbued Koudelka's often intimate images with an even more ...
The government has resigned after weeks of political turmoil in the country. The move follows the slaying of a journalist who was investigating alleged corruption involving foreign businessmen. Slovakia's Prime Minister Offers To Resign Amid Protest Over Journalist's Murder ...
The report identified people settled in Slovakia who allegedly have connections to the Italian organized-crime group the 'Ndrangheta. It also linked these people to high-profile Slovaks, including some connected to Smer. The government of Slovakia said it was offering a reward of €1 million ($1.2 million ...
Slovenia's Prime Minister announced his resignation this week. Slovakia's Prime Minister announced his resignation this week. If you missed the difference between those two statements the first time you read them, you're not alone. Slovakia's Prime Minister Robert Fico quit over a scandal following the ...
FILE - In this Friday, March 9, 2018 file photo, demonstrators hold up their smartphones during an anti-government rally in Bratislava, Slovakia. Slovakia's three-party coalition government will face a parliamentary no-confidence vote next week amid the political turmoil set off by the slayings of an ...
Internationals.sk has since become a popular resource for foreigners in Slovakia seeking everything from advice on how to deal with the Foreigner's Police to yoga and pilates classes in English. All events are in English while some are also offered in Slovak for locals who enjoy attending internationals.sk ...
Before crashing, the pilot sent a message to the radio operators that he was trying to land in Slovakia. But his message apparently came across as “Slovenia”, as the base then reported the pilot's message came from somewhere from the Yugoslav coast and that the plane had probably fallen into the sea.

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Slovakia's three-party coalition government will face a parliamentary no-confidence vote next week amid the political turmoil set off by the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee. The vote requested by the opposition, set for Monday, could spell the end of the ruling ...
(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good morning. Russian spies in London, a crumbling rebel enclave in Syria and rare good environmental news in China. Here's what you need to know today: Photo. Credit Frank Augstein/Associated Press. • “We shall not tolerate such a brazen act to ...
28, 2018 file photo, people take part in a silent protest march in memory of murdered journalist Jan Kuciak and his partner Martina Kusnirova in Bratislava, Slovakia. In the wake of the unprecedented killings, the country has gone in just few days from what seemed to be stability to chaos. (Bundas Engler ...
This is an undated photo released by Aktuality.sk on Monday Feb. 26, 2018 shows Slovakia's investigative journalist Jan Kuciak. In the wake of an unprecedented slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee, Slovakia turned in just few days from what seemed to be a stable European Union country ...
28, 2018 file photo, people take part in a silent protest march in memory of murdered journalist Jan Kuciak and his girlfriend Martina Kusnirova in Bratislava, Slovakia. In the wake of an unprecedented slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee, Slovakia turned in just few days from what seemed ...
The leader of the European Parliament's delegation to Malta, which followed the murder of local journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, commented on the current political situation in Slovakia, where Prime Minister Robert Fico is using George Soros as a way to attack President Andrej Kiska. “She [Dancila] ...
Slovakia has made some progress in meeting the European Commission's recommendations, according to the EC's latest Report on Slovakia. Brussels perceives some progress in several policies, such as increasing the cost-effectiveness of the health-care system, improvements in activation measures for ...
The recent murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee in Slovakia shook the country to its core. In his writings, Kuciak was uncovering connections between the Italian mafia group known as the 'Ndrangheta and the country's public administration. The Italian crime syndicate has been ...
He reported that a former topless model, who was made a senior adviser to Mr Fico as prime minister, had been the lover and business partner of an alleged 'Ndrangheta mafia boss living in Slovakia. The alleged mafioso, Antonino Vadala, was arrested in Slovakia last week on drug trafficking charges.
On the morning of Monday 26 February, Slovakia learned of a double murder: a young investigative journalist and his girlfriend had been shot dead. It happened in their small house, in a village not far from the Slovakian capital Bratislava. Someone called to tell me what had happened, and I thought: Oh, ...


 

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