en News on slovakconnect.sk – powered by slovakconnect.sk http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s415/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News News on slovakconnect.sk portal – powered by slovakconnect.sk Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:26:38 GMT Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:26:38 GMT 60 slovakconnect.sk RSS 2.0 generator Zeman, Hofer want to to strengthen role of Central Europe in EU http://www.praguemonitor.com/2016/09/13/zeman-hofer-want-strengthen-role-central-europe-eu http://www.praguemonitor.com/2016/09/13/zeman-hofer-want-strengthen-role-central-europe-eu Czech President Milos Zeman and Austrian presidential candidate Norbert Hofer would like to strengthen the role of Central Europe in the European Union, the latter told journalist after their meeting yesterday. Tue, 13 Sep 2016 09:29:25 GMT Prague to defend security at EU summit in Bratislava http://www.praguemonitor.com/2016/09/13/prague-defend-security-eu-summit-bratislava http://www.praguemonitor.com/2016/09/13/prague-defend-security-eu-summit-bratislava The Czech Republic will push for deepening EU security, both external and internal, and restart of the member states' coming closer to each other economically at the summit in Bratislava on Friday, according to the mandate for PM Bohuslav Sobotka that the cabinet approved tonight. Tue, 13 Sep 2016 09:28:40 GMT Angolan President Congratulates Slovakia, Benin Counterparts http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n516635-Angolan-President-Congratulates-Slovakia-Benin-Counterparts http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n516635-Angolan-President-Congratulates-Slovakia-Benin-Counterparts Angolan head of State José Eduardo dos Santos Thursday congratulated the counterpart of Slovakia Andrej Kiska on commemoration of his country's National Independence. Sat, 03 Sep 2016 07:49:44 GMT Turkey, EU prepare for Slovakia meeting http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n516634-Turkey-EU-prepare-for-Slovakia-meeting http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n516634-Turkey-EU-prepare-for-Slovakia-meeting An upcoming meeting in Bratislava between Turkish and European Union foreign ministers will help "normalize the atmosphere" between the two, Slovakia's deputy prime minister said on Friday. Sat, 03 Sep 2016 07:48:18 GMT Prime Minister meets Commission President for preparing Bratislava summit http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n516402-Prime-Minister-meets-Commission-President-for-preparing-Bratislava-summit http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n516402-Prime-Minister-meets-Commission-President-for-preparing-Bratislava-summit Prime Minister Charles Michel met Thursday morning for over an hour and a half with the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, to prepare for the informal Bratislava summit of September 16 th . Fri, 02 Sep 2016 17:11:41 GMT A Postcard from Slovakia’s Vietnamese Community http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n516401-A-Postcard-from-Slovakia-s-Vietnamese-Community http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n516401-A-Postcard-from-Slovakia-s-Vietnamese-Community Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, is just a short one and a half hour bus ride from Vienna, Austria. It’s a small eastern European country with a population of five and a half million, where only one percent are foreign-born. The country itself is home to approximately 5,000 Vietnamese, with the majority residing in the country’s capital. Fri, 02 Sep 2016 17:06:18 GMT Chairman of the NATO Military Committee in Slovakia to discuss security and adaptation http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n461579-Chairman-of-the-NATO-Military-Committee-in-Slovakia-to-discuss-security-and http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n461579-Chairman-of-the-NATO-Military-Committee-in-Slovakia-to-discuss-security-and While in Slovakia, the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, General Petr Pavel met with the Slovak Minister of Defence, Mr. Petr Gajdos and Chief of Defence of the Slovak Armed Forces, General Milan Maxim. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:29:20 GMT Slovak PM cancels Prague visit after being taken to hospital http://www.praguemonitor.com/2016/04/15/slovak-pm-cancels-prague-visit-after-being-taken-hospital http://www.praguemonitor.com/2016/04/15/slovak-pm-cancels-prague-visit-after-being-taken-hospital Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico was hospitalised yesterday, but the medical examination neither confirmed nor refuted a heart attack suspicion, Dobroslava Krajacicova, spokeswoman for the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases in Bratislava, has told reporters. Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:29:19 GMT Czech, Polish ministers speak about V4, transport , environment http://www.praguemonitor.com/2016/04/11/czech-polish-ministers-speak-about-v4-transport-environment http://www.praguemonitor.com/2016/04/11/czech-polish-ministers-speak-about-v4-transport-environment Czech and Polish ministers discussed the future of the Visegrad Four (V4) at their intergovernmental consultations Friday and Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo said the group has a potential to create European politics and propose quality solutions. Mon, 11 Apr 2016 16:10:46 GMT Bristol airport announces new route to Kosice in Slovakia http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n441801-Bristol-airport-announces-new-route-to-Kosice-in-Slovakia http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n441801-Bristol-airport-announces-new-route-to-Kosice-in-Slovakia Wizz Air has announced it will add another new route from Bristol Airport to Kosice, Slovakia. Starting from October 10, holiday makers will be able to go out to the historical city on two weekly flights, on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 07:07:44 GMT Slovak Telekom migrates old prepaid offers to new plan http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n441800-Slovak-Telekom-migrates-old-prepaid-offers-to-new-plan http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n441800-Slovak-Telekom-migrates-old-prepaid-offers-to-new-plan Slovak Telekom will stop offering the pre-paid card Easy Free from October, reports MobilMania.sk. The pre-paid offer Easy Time will be cancelled later. Instead of the cancelled offers, customers will be able to use Easy Pecka, a pre-paid offer introduced in 2014. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 07:04:52 GMT Slovak Telekom to shut down Flash-OFDM service at end-Sept http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n441799-Slovak-Telekom-to-shut-down-Flash-OFDM-service-at-end-Sept http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n441799-Slovak-Telekom-to-shut-down-Flash-OFDM-service-at-end-Sept Slovak Telekom will switch off its Flash-OFDM service, except for in the two biggest cities Bratislava and Kosice, reports MobilMania.sk. The mobile data network Flash-OFDM (originally Flarion) will be switched off in the majority of Slovakia from 30 September. The operator is gradually migrating customers to other technologies. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 07:03:50 GMT Slovakia cuts retail gas tariffs due to global commodity price dip http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n440608-Slovakia-cuts-retail-gas-tariffs-due-to-global-commodity-price-dip http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n440608-Slovakia-cuts-retail-gas-tariffs-due-to-global-commodity-price-dip Regulated gas prices for households will fall by an average of 3.9 percent and for small businesses by an average of 3.7 percent from September, Slovakia's industry regulator (URSO) said on Wednesday. Sun, 02 Aug 2015 08:59:22 GMT Slovakia Consumer Confidence Weakens In July http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n440607-Slovakia-Consumer-Confidence-Weakens-In-July http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n440607-Slovakia-Consumer-Confidence-Weakens-In-July Slovakia's consumer confidence worsened in July after improving in the previous month, survey data from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed Wednesday. Sun, 02 Aug 2015 08:57:24 GMT India, Slovak Republic ink agreement for standards formulation http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n440489-India-Slovak-Republic-ink-agreement-for-standards-formulation http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n440489-India-Slovak-Republic-ink-agreement-for-standards-formulation India and Slovak Republic today signed an agreement to facilitate cooperation and exchange of information about standards formulation, testing facilities and third party product certification, among others. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:40:14 GMT Slovak Telekom offers smartphone diagnostics application http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n440108-Slovak-Telekom-offers-smartphone-diagnostics-application http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n440108-Slovak-Telekom-offers-smartphone-diagnostics-application Slovak Telekom offers the application MobileScan to help diagnose problems on smartphones running the Android OS. The application tests hardware, functions, applications and advanced set-up of the phone, records test results and recommends solutions. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:24:38 GMT Czech-Slovak brotherhood festival held on border mountain http://www.praguemonitor.com/2015/07/27/czech-slovak-brotherhood-festival-held-border-mountain http://www.praguemonitor.com/2015/07/27/czech-slovak-brotherhood-festival-held-border-mountain Several thousand of Czechs and Slovaks took part in a brotherhood festival held on Velka Javorina, the highest mountain of the White Carpathians, on the border between Slovakia and the Czech Republic on Sunday. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:23:27 GMT Slovakia Renounces Cluster Bombs http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n440106-Slovakia-Renounces-Cluster-Bombs http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n440106-Slovakia-Renounces-Cluster-Bombs Slovakia deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention on Cluster Munitions on 24 July 2015 at the United Nations’ headquarters in New York. Congratulations on becoming the 93 rd State Party! The Convention will enter into force for Slovakia on 1 January 2016. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:21:48 GMT Euro zone's have-nots ask: why should Greece get more than us? http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n439606-Euro-zone-s-have-nots-ask-why-should-Greece-get-more-than-us http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n439606-Euro-zone-s-have-nots-ask-why-should-Greece-get-more-than-us Bozena Vargova, a retired physiotherapist from Slovakia, cannot understand why her country should bail out Greeks who often earn twice as much as Slovaks and run up debts. "I don't feel like we should give anything to Greece," said Vargova, who lives on a pension of 370 euros a month, while the average Greek pension is 833 euros. In the bitter wrangling over whether the euro zone should bail out Greece, some people sympathetic to Athens framed the debate as a stand-off between Europe's rich and poor: wealthy Germany humiliating poverty-stricken Greece. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:03:02 GMT Slovak PM Fico: we will ask for Greek exit if conditions not met http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n439605-Slovak-PM-Fico-we-will-ask-for-Greek-exit-if-conditions-not-met http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n439605-Slovak-PM-Fico-we-will-ask-for-Greek-exit-if-conditions-not-met Slovakia will be among the first to ask Greece to leave the euro zone if it fails to adhere to agreed conditions of further, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Tuesday. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:58:29 GMT PM receives Slovak ambassador in farewell visit http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n439468-PM-receives-Slovak-ambassador-in-farewell-visit http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n439468-PM-receives-Slovak-ambassador-in-farewell-visit Serbia's Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic received on Friday Slovakia's outgoing Ambassador Jan Varso. Vucic thanked the diplomat "for the cooperation and personal contribution to improving relations between Serbia and Slovakia" - and "for Slovakia's principled position concerning the non-recognition of the unilateral declaration of independence of Kosovo." Sun, 19 Jul 2015 09:58:05 GMT Slovak press: Greece capitulates to creditors in bailout talks http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n429267-Slovak-press-Greece-capitulates-to-creditors-in-bailout-talks http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n429267-Slovak-press-Greece-capitulates-to-creditors-in-bailout-talks Greece has completely capitulated in the talks about further financial aid, yet its exit of the euro zone has not been fully averted, Slovak dailies write yesterday about the euro zone agreement reached on Monday, based on which Greece can start negotiating about the third bailout package. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 05:58:58 GMT Schäuble’s Timeout Plan for Greece Was ‘Courageous,’ Says Slovak Minister http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n429266-Schauble-s-Timeout-Plan-for-Greece-Was-Courageous-Says-Slovak-Minister http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n429266-Schauble-s-Timeout-Plan-for-Greece-Was-Courageous-Says-Slovak-Minister Making a tentative bailout deal for Greece work “will be very difficult” and a controversial German proposal for Greece to take a timeout from the eurozone was “courageous,” Slovakia’s finance minister says. “I appreciate the courageous Wolfgang Schäuble proposals on timeout Grexit,” Peter Kazimir said in an interview. “He told us the truth about the situation.” Thu, 16 Jul 2015 05:57:39 GMT Slovakia Tightens Border With Ukraine Amid Right Sector Crisis http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n429131-Slovakia-Tightens-Border-With-Ukraine-Amid-Right-Sector-Crisis http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n429131-Slovakia-Tightens-Border-With-Ukraine-Amid-Right-Sector-Crisis Slovakia has ramped up security at its border with Ukraine as militants from the far right armed group Right Sector clashed with police in the country's western Zakarpattia region. Tue, 14 Jul 2015 11:24:27 GMT Fischer welcomes Slovakia's help regarding migrants http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n429097-Fischer-welcomes-Slovakia-s-help-regarding-migrants http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n429097-Fischer-welcomes-Slovakia-s-help-regarding-migrants Austrian President Heinz Fischer appreciates Slovakia's promise to help tackle the inflow of migrants that Austria has faced recently, he said after meeting his Slovak counterpart, Andrej Kiska, in Bratislava today. Tue, 14 Jul 2015 06:23:43 GMT Low turnout for second Slovak anti-immigration rally http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n429060-Low-turnout-for-second-Slovak-anti-immigration-rally http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n429060-Low-turnout-for-second-Slovak-anti-immigration-rally The second protest rally against immigrants, called by the Slovak extreme right, was attended by about 400 people, much fewer than at that in Bratislava on June 20, according to the police estimates, today. Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:08:35 GMT Slovakia says never to agree to writing off any part of Greek debt http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n428786-Slovakia-says-never-to-agree-to-writing-off-any-part-of-Greek-debt http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n428786-Slovakia-says-never-to-agree-to-writing-off-any-part-of-Greek-debt Slovakia's government will never agree to waive any part of the current Greek debt, said Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico on Wednesday. Thu, 09 Jul 2015 06:10:21 GMT Slovakia buys Scipio 8x8 IFVs http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n428745-Slovakia-buys-Scipio-8x8-IFVs http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n428745-Slovakia-buys-Scipio-8x8-IFVs Slovakia is to purchase 31 Rosomak 8x8 armoured personnel carrier vehicle chassis for PLN120 million (USD31 million), it has been announced. Wed, 08 Jul 2015 17:14:45 GMT Slovakia, Vietnam share judicial experience http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n428699-Slovakia-Vietnam-share-judicial-experience http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n428699-Slovakia-Vietnam-share-judicial-experience A high-level delegation from the Supreme People's Court led by Chief Justice Truong Hoa Binh paid a working visit to Slovakia from July 5-8 to share justice experience with their Slovakian counterparts. The visit is a step toward furthering the cooperation between the two people’s supreme courts under a bilateral cooperation agreement signed in Hanoi last year. Wed, 08 Jul 2015 09:07:37 GMT Ukraine and Slovakia discuss reverse gas flow increase http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n428542-Ukraine-and-Slovakia-discuss-reverse-gas-flow-increase http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n428542-Ukraine-and-Slovakia-discuss-reverse-gas-flow-increase Ukrainian and Slovakian operators of gas pipeline systems have discussed the issue of increasing deliveries from Europe to Ukraine, state gas firm Ukrtransgaz has revealed. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:56:37 GMT Slovakia and Poland sign military vehicle co-operation agreement http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n428435-Slovakia-and-Poland-sign-military-vehicle-co-operation-agreement http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n428435-Slovakia-and-Poland-sign-military-vehicle-co-operation-agreement Slovakia and Poland were scheduled to agree to future co-operation in the field of military land systems on 3 July. An accord was expected to be signed during Slovakian prime minister Robert Fico's visit to Poland to meet his counterpart Ewa Kopacz. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 06:14:10 GMT Slovak agency: Russian spies increase activities in EU, NATO http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n428434-Slovak-agency-Russian-spies-increase-activities-in-EU-NATO http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n428434-Slovak-agency-Russian-spies-increase-activities-in-EU-NATO Slovakia's spy agency says Russian agents have significantly increased their activities in Slovakia and all other NATO and European Union countries in connection with the crisis in Ukraine. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 06:12:50 GMT CapitalConnect.sk is now SlovakConnect.sk http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n428315-CapitalConnect-sk-is-now-SlovakConnect-sk http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n428315-CapitalConnect-sk-is-now-SlovakConnect-sk SlovakConnect.sk is online! The announced move was successfully done today.... We are happy to introduce you our relaunched service for Slovakia. Fri, 03 Jul 2015 13:55:23 GMT Congratulations to Andrej Kiska http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n98803-Congratulations-to-Andrej-Kiska http://www.slovakconnect.sk/en/s462/SlovakConnect-sk/c1733-News/n98803-Congratulations-to-Andrej-Kiska Congratulations to  Andrej Kiska  for being the new Slovak President -  CapitalConnect.sk - Bratislava Connect  is happy, that we had such a great person at our Bratislava event nearly one year ago... 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Emerging markets like South Korea, China, or India are increasing their demand for technology to fuel growth, and Western markets are seeking new ways to optimize processes digitally and drive innovation. The economic conditions have hastened the adoption of key technologies—mobility, cloud computing, business intelligence and use of Big Data, and even social media. These are transforming businesses and industries, driving education and training, efficient use of capital and resources, as well as consumer income and demand, sparking a new wave of wealth creation, particularly in the emerging world. Tue, 05 Nov 2013 06:20:17 GMT