All posts tagged Slovakia

  • Hungary: Massive VAT fraud over Slovak border
    May 14, 2013, by Robert Hodgson of The Budapest Times

    The number of lorries entering Hungary from Slovakia has fallen by 25 per cent during the three months since customs officers began spot checks on freight crossing the open border, […]

  • 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 improving in recent years, and Slovak […]

  • Slovakia wants war crimes suspect extradited from Hungary
    April 9, 2013, by The Budapest Times

    Prosecutors in Slovakia are pressing for the extradition of Hungarian war crimes suspect László Csatáry. The 98-year-old former police commander was arrested in Budapest last summer on suspicion of complicity […]

  • Slovakia, Poland agree Olympic bid
    April 5, 2013, by Beata Balogova of The Slovak Spectator

    A great publicity gimmick which might bring new jobs, improve roads and put Slovakia on the world’s radar: these were just a few of the arguments Prime Minister Robert Fico […]

  • US Steel to stay in Slovakia’s Košice
    March 27, 2013, by Beata Balogova of The Slovak Spectator

    US Steel Corporation will not sell its U.S. Steel Košice (USSK) subsidiary in eastern Slovakia. Representatives of the Slovak government and the US investor signed a memorandum confirming the latter’s […]

  • Slovak prime minister Robert Fico
    Slovakia’s Fico marks one year since landslide victory
    March 19, 2013, by Beata Balogova of The Slovak Spectator

    One year after Smer took the country in a landslide history, the Prime Minister Robert Fico described the current situation of his government, with unemployment reaching almost 15 percent in January, […]

  • Survey in Slovakia reveals ignorance of Holocaust
    March 19, 2013, by Michaela Terenzani-Stankova of The Slovak Spectator

    The Holocaust and the responsibility of the wartime Slovak state for its participation in the Nazi-controlled extermination of Jews remains a part of their history that the Slovak public knows […]

  • 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 […]

  • Slovak prime minister Robert Fico
    Slovak PM targets banks to boost revenue
    June 4, 2012, by Beata Balogova and Jana Liptokova of The Slovak Spectator

    It is now clear that banks inSlovakiawill be asked to make a significant contribution to the government’s effort to boost its revenue and reduce the country’s public finance deficit. The […]