Home Tags BRATISLAVA

Tag: BRATISLAVA

Slovak fruit growers to use technology to save crops from cold weather

Fruit growers in Slovakia are facing extremely cold weather this week and are set to pull out all the stops in an effort to...
GDP

Slovak GDP grows 3.3 percent in 2016

Slovak GDP (gross domestic product) in 2016 increased by 3.3 percent on an annual basis, according to a preliminary estimate released by the Slovak...
U.S. President Donald Trump(1st L, front row) takes the oath of office during the presidential inauguration ceremony at the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 20, 2017. Donald Trump was sworn in on Friday as the 45th President of the United States. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Slovak politicians expect improving ties between Trump-led U.S., Russia

As Donald Trump was sworn in as new U.S. president on Friday, Slovak politicians expected the U.S. under Trump to probably have better relations...
Pool/AFP / Yannis Kolesidis Greek authorities predict it will take 10 days to clear all the 8,400 refugees and migrants from a makeshift camp on the Greek-Macedonian border near Idomeni, on May 24, 2016

Over 1,000 refugees already resettled via Slovakia since 2009

Over 1,000 refugees have been resettled via the Emergency Transit Center in Humenne, eastern Slovakia since 2009, the Slovak branch of the International Organization...
Deutsche Telekom

Slovak economy might slow down due to hard Brexit

"Hard Brexit" could hit Slovakia's business partners, and subsequently cause a slowdown in the Slovak economy. Slovak central bank (NBS) vice governor Jan Toth...
Deutsche Telekom

Debt brake in Slovakia to avoid draconian cuts in hard times

The debt brake currently in place will enable Slovakia to be spared painful cuts during a future crisis, Sberbank Europe chief economist Vladimir Vano...
Wpid Money Growth

Labour market in Slovakia to benefit from economic growth in 2017

The growth in the Slovak economy will produce more jobs in 2017, several Slovak analysts said on Tuesday. The November unemployment rate...
European Union

Each EU member state to prepare national integrated energy plan: official

Sefcovic made the remarks at the "SET Plan - Central European Energy Conference (CEEC)" held in Bratislava. "We expect the proposed measures...
greenhouse_gas_emissions

EU shows political will to reduce emissions of greenhouse gas

"We're proud that the EU, with its member states, has succeeded in making the agreement enter into force before the meeting in Marrakech. Nobody...
European Union

Poor distribution of migrants within EU member states – Robert Kalinak

"That means that not even those countries that have been in favor of the relocation have been successful in these terms. On one hand,...
A Tupolev Tu-22M3 Backfire long-range bomber hits ISIS targets in Syria's Aleppo, Deir Ez Zor and Idlib governorates. Best possible quality. (Sputnik Photo)

Sept. 5 world news summary at 0030 GMT

DAMASCUS -- The Syrian army wrested back control over a series of military bases south of the northern province of Aleppo Sunday, reimposing a...
AFP / Ameer Alhalbi A Syrian family runs for cover amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of Al-Qatarji in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, on April 29, 2016

May 27 world news summary at 0030 GMT

GENEVA -- Syrian peace talks aimed at brokering an end to the five-year conflict will not resume in the next two to three weeks,...

April 6 world news summary at 1530 GMT

NAY PYI TAW -- China and Myanmar pledged here Wednesday to further develop traditional friendship and deepen cooperation between the two countries. ...
flights

Low-cost flights introduced between Macedonia and Three Other Countries

Macedonian Minister of Transport and Communications Vlado Misajlovski said the government and Wizz Air agreed on the training of Macedonian pilots and their employment...

March 7 world news summary at 0030 GMT

PYONGYANG -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Monday warned of preemptive nuclear attacks at the United States and South Korea as...
elections

Slovakia‘s Smer-SD declared Winners in General Elections

The left-wing Smer-SD party won the general elections in Slovakia, but would lose majority in the 150-seat National Council, preliminary results showed Sunday. ...
elections

PM Fico’s Smer party came first in the Slovak polls

Smer-SD won 27.3 percent of the vote, followed by Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) with 13.3 percent and OLaNO-NOVA with 11.2 percent, the exit...
elections

Slovak President and PM agree on general election

Today's general election is most important in a decade, announced Slovak President Andrej Kiska after voting in his hometown Poprade in Eastern Slovakia. ...
elections

Slovakia begins Ninth Parliamentary elections

The primary results are expected to be published by the Slovak Statistics Office at 10 p.m. local time (2100 GMT) on the websites www.volbysr.sk...
Strike

Some Slovak university lecturers plan on striking on Monday

They are taking over the baton from the Slovak Teachers Initiative (ISU), which is interrupting its strike as of Monday. So...
European Union

Slovak PM says external borders security is case of EU survival

Speaking at an international conference called "Social Democracy in the 21st Century - Without Cuts and Closer to People," Fico said 2016 might be...
migrants

Pan-European Approach is needed to manage migrant crisis

"Migration isn't a national problem, but a European one. So it requires a comprehensive pan-European solution that must be found and enforced jointly...
cars

Slovakia produces more than 1 million autos in 2015

"We achieved 184 cars per thousand inhabitants. Although we can talk about a record number, on the other hand I want to say that...
United Nations

Slovakia presents 2 candidates in the run for top UN position

"If Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak accepts the candidacy, he will become the only government nominee for this post, and he certainly...
Cars ride on a road submerged by water in Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province, July 11, 2015. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)

Heavy rains hit western Slovakia

Firefighters were called out more than 70 times to sites across Slovakia between Saturday evening and Sunday morning to address damage caused by torrential...
education

Education system and the labor markets in Slovak needs to be harnessed

by Richard Kvasnovsky More than half of people believe that Slovak education sector is at a standstill, while one third think it's heading in...
nuclear

Slovakia and Enel hold talks on nuclear power

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico has confirmed that he met on Friday with management members of Italian energy giant Enel, the majority owner of...
European Union

European Union Backs Slovak-Polish Gas Pipeline Project

The project of Slovak-Polish gas pipeline link has received financial support from the European Union for preparatory studies and engineering activities, confirmed spokesperson of...
european commission

Slovaks economy picks up after financial crisis

Slovak economy this spring is probably at its best in terms of employment, economic growth and domestic demand since the crisis in 2009, announced...
air

V4 Countries want one uniformed airspace security

Countries of the Visegrad Four (V4) - the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia - need closer cooperation in common airspace protection, V4 members'...