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sport, fresh air and charming views: these are the ordinary benefits offered by Slovak mountains. However, if the weather is clear, sometimes it is possible to see a very long distance. At the right place and time, technology also helps, such as binoculars for checking the view and a camera with a telephoto ...
Until now, four-legged animals from the Mesozoic era, the dinosaur age, were not known to be in the area of Slovakia. The majority of Slovakia was covered by water during the Mesozoic era and therefore the probability of finding remains of four-legged animals is very small. The only exception until ...
The American men's hockey team bounced back from a crushing defeat against Slovenia to win against Slovakia in its second group stage game. The U.S. won 2-1, with both goals coming from Harvard forward Ryan Donato. Andrej Kudrna scored the Slovakian goal. Donato's first goal came just over ...
The Slovak national hockey team lost all three points in their second match at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games against the United States. Its chances of advancing to the next round are still open. The match ended 1:2 for the US. Andrej Kudrna scored for Slovakia, while two US goals were scored by ...

GANGNEUNG, South Korea -- Ryan Donato (Scituate, Mass.) scored two power-play goals and Ryan Zapolski (Erie, Pa.) made 21 saves as the U.S. Olympic Men's Ice hockey Team topped Slovakia, 2-1, here today in its second preliminary round contest at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games at the ...
In the categories of €40,000 and €90,000 annual salary, Slovakia has the highest overall labour price among these countries - the Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, Albania and Bulgaria. Except for Serbia and Albania, they are all European-Union member ...
U.S. players shook off the stunning 3-2 defeat so quickly it was a whiplash of emotions in just over 12 hours. GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- There were smiles, laughs and enthusiastic goal celebrations. It seems the Americans have found their missing energy. At practice, anyway. A day after blowing a ...
Last year, drivers from Slovakia paid almost €2 million in fines for illegal use of highways, according to the latest figures of the Interior Ministry. They registered over 25,000 cars on local highways without e-vignettes. The ministry, however, does not include foreign drivers in its statistics since it is unable to ...
A third-period goal from Peter Ceresnak propelled Slovakia past the Olympic Athletes from Russia 3-2, upsetting the gold-medal favorite to open the men's hockey tournament. An uncomfortable night in net for Vasili Koshechkin cost OAR midway through the third, when a delay of game gave Slovakia a ...
The Russian men's ice hockey team suffered a shocking defeat in its opening game at the 2018 Winter Olympics on Wednesday, as it fell 3-2 to Slovakia at Gangneung Hockey Centre in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Slovak defenseman Peter Ceresnak broke a 2-2 tie with 11:30 remaining in regulation by ...
The show's broadcaster, RTVS (Radio and Television Slovakia), believes both sides of the argument were not presented equally and the show favored those who believe a referendum should have been held 25 years ago that would have allowed the public to decide whether CzechoSlovakia should be ...
The first eight-year grammar schools classrooms opened in Slovakia in 1995 as places for the most talented pupils. students could opt to leave primary schools after five years, at the age of 11, for eight-year grammar schools. The studies enable pupils to develop their skills with a focus on a specific field, ...
KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV Slovakia celebrates after winning in the men's preliminary round ice hockey match between Slovakia and Olympic Athletes from Russia during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic games at the Gangneung Hockey Centre in Gangneung on February 14, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Kirill ...
In the upcoming future, the Bratislava plant of German carmaker Volkswagen will start producing two new models: the new Audi Q8 and the third-generation Volkswagen Touareg. The preparations have already started and that is why some staffers were not at work at the weekends in January, after the ...
A picturesque old town in Slovakia is running a "love bank" where couples can go on Valentine's Day to deposit small, cherished tokens of their love. The lovers' vault, containing 100,000 tiny drawers, is in Banska Stiavnica's House of Marina, a museum celebrating the world's longest love poem. Marina ...

It was mostly out of my own despair and its twin, resignation - I signed up for a teaching job in Canada, and they assigned me to Slovakia. And I went, having no better idea what to do with my life. After I had been here for some time, a student named Paľo Bača invited me home to his apartment to meet his ...
After a disappointing start on February 10, Anastasiya Kuzmina won silver in an exciting pursuit race. Anastasiya Kuzmina thanks her fans after silver victory on February 12.(Source: SITA). Font size:A-|A+ 354. Despite having to do four extra rounds, Slovak biathlete Anastasiya Kuzmina came second in the ...
BRATISLAVA -- Kia Motors produces about 1,400 new cars every working day in Zilina, a city in Slovakia's northern industrial heartland, but they all run on gasoline or diesel, increasingly seen as technology that will eventually be surpassed by electrification. Less than two hours away, PSA Group workers ...
The dropping unemployment rate and increase in private investments will positively influence Slovakia's economic growth, the European Commission predicts. In its interim winter economic forecast, it improved its original autumn growth prediction for this year by 2 percentage points, to 4 percent. Next year ...
Employing foreign workers will become easier in Slovakia. On February 8th Parliament passed a revision to the law on employment services to be effective as of May 1, 2018. It will ease the import of workers from third countries for selected professions for which companies are unable to find workers and in ...
The Euro helped Slovakia increase standards of living to the EU average immediately after its adoption (2009/2010). On the other hand it did not enable give the economy such a growth impulse as was the weakening of the Czech crown through interventions by the Czech central bank between 2013 and ...
Due to the closure and renovation of its residence, the Hungarian State Opera, including its ballet section, has embarked on a tour that makes three stops in Slovakia. The building of Hungarian State Opera will be closed for renovaiton, and so the ensemble will tour - also Slovakia. (Source: Courtesy of HSO).
... Financial Policy Institute (IFP) foresees. This growth will be built on two pillars: along with ongoing household consumption, it will be based on exports, benefiting from positive growth prospects in Europe as well as from expanded production at the Bratislava-based carmaker Volkswagen Slovakia.
Groupe PSA is constantly extending its portfolio of activities in Slovakia. They not only manufacture cars here, but also carry out accounting, auditing, purchasing and other activities. Currently, they have a Central Purchasing Unit for Central and Eastern Europe along with a Centre of Accounting Services for ...
"Slovakia's ratings reflect its sound macro-economic performance, supported by sustained foreign capital inflows and European Union (EU) and eurozone membership," Fitch writes in its press release, adding that the rating is constrained by the high net external debt, forecast at 28.1 percent of GDP versus ...
Vanfleteren has been presenting the beauty of Slovakia to people in Belgium and the Netherlands for 13 years. He has cooperated with the Slovak Transport and Construction Ministry in the Netherlands in order to promote the brand "Good Idea Slovakia". At the Brussels fair he offered the "Tatra Tea" liquor ...
The artist's identity remains a secret along with the church or monastery for which the painting was originally intended. Baroque painting of the Queen of Angels, oil on canvas (Source: GMB). Font size:A-|A+ 41. Since mid-December, the Franciscan church in Bratislava has been the new home of the latest ...
Johannesburg (miningweekly.com) - Aim-listed Arc minerals, formerly Ortac Resources, has agreed a settlement of royalty relating to the original purchase of the Sturec gold project, clearing the way for the company to sell the Slovakia asset. The $3.75-million vendor Royalty came into existence ...
The Slovak Premier highly appreciated the liberalization of the entry visa by Armenia for the citizens of the Schengen Area and assured that Slovakia will make active efforts for liberalizing the entry visa of the citizens of Armenia to the Schengen Area. The sides also discussed cooperation in various ...
Results from the November regional elections, in which Smer lost four governors and dozens of regional councillors, have not been reflected in the party's voter support, the Sme daily reported. If the parliamentary elections took place in late January, Smer would win the elections with 25.5 percent of the ...
Slovakia's health-care sector improved in 2017 compared with the previous year, particularly when it comes to the accessibility of treatment. It placed 13th in the Euro Health consumer Index (EHCI) ranking, compiled by the Swedish Health Consumer Powerhouse, moving up from 23rd place. Overall, the ...
Tesco will start reducing the size of its hypermarkets, and this move will also affect Slovakia, the Sme daily wrote on January 29. The British retail chain is the second largest of its kind in Slovakia in terms of its turnover (€1.5 billion) and number of employees (over 10,000). Tesco has not specified the ...
Labor mobility of people out of work in Slovakia has decreased for the third year in a row, a survey of HR Alliance shows. Less than 57 percent of respondents are willing to commute for work, down by 5 percentage points compared to last year. More than 60 percent of those polled are ready to spend at ...
The diplomat is allegedly a top-ranking fighter of an unspecified militant group from Misurata in Libya, which is suspected of terrorist attacks on civilians, the Pravda daily wrote on January 27. Alemgalefta arrived in Slovakia from Vienna as a diplomat and stayed here in a luxury hotel. He celebrated his 56 th ...
The Rating agency, Standard & Poor's, has confirmed Slovakia's top A+/A-1 credit rating and said its outlook remains stable. "The ratings for Slovakia reflect the country's solid economic growth prospects, sound fiscal position, and low external debt," the agency writes in its press release from January 26.
There have been cases in Slovakia where economically vulnerable people were abused and appointed as executive directors of companies, who would then allow others to act as de-facto directors for a company (e.g. under a general power of attorney) with little legal consequence. This practice lead the ...
(RTTNews) - Slovakia's producer price inflation eased for the fourth straight month in December, figures from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed Friday. Industrial producer prices climbed 1.7 percent year-over-year in December, slower than the 2.1 increase in November. The measure has ...
The labour mobility of people out of work in Slovakia is decreasing for the third consecutive year. Experts ascribe this to the decreasing unemployment and increasing number of vacancies. The willingness to travel for work last year fell 5 percentage points to 56.7 percent. The share of unemployed people ...
A young Swede, angered by long queues at the Foreigners' police, designed a draft booking system to solve the problem. Qayza Gelin(Source: Qayza Gelin's archive). Font size:A-|A+ 1. Long queues and several hours of waiting to submit an application to the foreigners' police. This is a reality for many ...
European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and fisheries Karmenu Vella invited the ministers of Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Romania, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and the UK to discuss the issue of polluted air on January 30 and what they are doing to resolve it, the Euractiv.sk ...
African swine fever is spreading over EU countries at a time when Slovakia is battling the overpopulation of wild boars. (Source: SME). Font size:A-|A+ 0. It causes drowsiness, apathy, bleeding, miscarriages and generally ends in death. African swine fever (ASF) has so far been considered an exotic ...
BRATISLAVA, Jan 22 2018 (IPS) - A landmark programme to combat drought set to be implemented in the small Central European country of Slovakia could be an inspiration for other states as extreme weather events become more frequent, the environmental action group behind the plan has said.
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) -- veteran forwards Ladislav Nagy and Tomas Surovy are the most experienced players on the Slovakia team for next month's Olympics in South Korea. The 38-year-old Nagy played 435 NHL games with St. Louis, Phoenix, Dallas and Los Angeles, scoring 115 goals and ...
Slovakia celebrates silver jubilee with photo exhibition Slovakian Ambassador to Indonesia Michal Slivovič (second right) shows a picture to Jakarta Deputy Governor Sandiaga Uno (right) during a photo exhibition in Jakarta on Wednesday. (JP/Arief Suhardiman) (second right) shows a picture to Jakarta ...
The hotel group needed only half the time to raise the target sum of €2.5 million. (Source: Sme). Font size:A-|A+ 0. The hotel group Falkensteiner Hotels & Residences has recently enabled Slovaks to participate in crowdinvesting via the financial platform Finnest.com. It raised the target sum of €2.5 million ...
Drivers from Košice and the surrounding areas can now take a new route to get to Slovakia's capital Bratislava. However, this new route doesn't involve any new highway stretch in Slovakia, but a new 1.7-kilometre stretch of the Hungarian M30 highway opened on January 16th. It is linked to the Slovak R4 ...
The employment Flexibility Index, which is based on World Bank data on labour regulation, currently ranks Slovakia 26th out of 41 EU and OECD countries. The planned changes in surcharges for night, weekend and holiday work will send Slovakia down to 36th place, claims the think tank Institute of Economic and Social ...
Last year, carmakers in Slovakia again exceeded the magical level of one million cars produced, Slovakia still the biggest car producer per capita in the world. But representatives of the automotive sector fear that the accumulated problems regarding the lack of qualified labour, a malfunctioning education ...


 

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