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November 4, 2013, by Jana Liptakova of the Slovak Spectator

IT security experts’ predictions that 2013 would see an increase in malware designed for mobile phones have come true. Experts say the rise of new and already known mobile malware […]

Slovakia adopts new rules for major investments

July 2, 2013, by Jana Liptakova of the Slovak Spectator

Slovakia has adopted new legislation for so-called significant investments. The ruling Smer party describes it as a tool to attract new investors to ...

Law to make it harder to start a firm in Slovakia

June 10, 2013, by Jana Liptakova of the Slovak Spectator

While businesses in Slovakia are calling on the government to make doing business in Slovakia easier and less bureaucratic, they see the latest planne ...

Slovak capital hosts world wine contest

May 6, 2013, by Jana Liptakova of the Slovak Spectator

Slovakia is not particularly well known abroad for its wine production, but this is mainly because most of it is consumed locally. Quality has been i ...

  • Slovakia will have the highest tax on cigarettes in CEE region
    September 5, 2012, by Jana Liptakova of the Slovak Spectator

    Increasing excise taxes on cigarettes higher and earlier than originally planned is one of several measures by the Robert Fico government aimed at consolidating public finances in Slovakia. This may […]

  • Slovak parliament approves European Stability Mechanism
    June 25, 2012, by Jana Liptakova of the Slovak Spectator

    As expected, the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), a permanent rescue fund proposed by eurozone countries to deal with the sovereign debt crisis and other fiscal problems, was passed by Slovakia’s […]