All posts tagged Slovakia

  • Roma wall in Slovakia draws criticism from Brussels
    August 27, 2013, by Beata Balogova of The Slovak Spectator

    The infamy of the wall in Košice segregating the city’s Roma community has made it to Brussels with the European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, Androulla Vassiliou, criticising city […]

  • Slovakia’s economy grows slightly in Q2
    August 25, 2013, by Beata Balogova of The Slovak Spectator

    Slovakia’s economy in the second quarter of 2013 posted a 0.9 per cent growth on an annual basis, thus keeping the country out of recession, but the growth is still too […]

  • Slovakia’s economy grows slightly in Q2
    August 19, 2013, by Beata Balogova of The Slovak Spectator

    Slovakia’s economy in the second quarter of 2013 posted a 0.9 per cent growth on an annual basis, thus keeping the country out of recession, but the growth is still […]

  • Pro-Nazi book pulled from Slovak booksellers’ shelves
    August 9, 2013, by Michaela Terenzani-Stankova of The Slovak Spectator

    In a move stirring lively debate on the limits of free speech, online and storefront booksellers have pulled a book glorifying Hitler from their shelves. The Czech-language book published by […]

  • 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 Slovakia but the opposition has criticised it, saying […]

  • ECHR rejects challenges to Slovakia’s citizenship law
    June 21, 2013, by Michaela Terenzani-Stankova of The Slovak Spectator

    Over the past three years, Slovakia and Hungary have not been able to resolve a dispute over citizenship rights that, along with other issues, has been causing political as well as […]

  • 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 planned change as going in the opposite […]

  • Flooding endangers Slovakia
    June 4, 2013, by The Slovak Spectator

    Because of the heavy rain that hit Europe over the past few days, several countries, including Slovakia, now face the threat of flooding. The level of the Danube River in […]