2 hrs ago
Now he's cookin'
CORNER BROOK Matthew Krizan, now an award-winning chef, dreams of being able to open a restaurant in his former hometown of Corner Brook.
5 hrs ago
Reporting extended stays abroad benefits citizens, Kalinak says
The obligation to report stays abroad exceeding 90 days is a benefit for citizens, according to Interior Minister Robert Kalinak, who said so during the political talk show O 5 Minut 12, broadcast by the public-service Slovak Television .
Mon May 20, 2013
Top court: 'parasite' not racist term
LEAFLETS containing phrases like "gypsy parasites" cannot be considered racial defamation, the Supreme Court ruled in a hearing against Marian Kotleba, a well-known former leader of a far-right organisation.
[Locked] Circus fest revisits Bratislava
THE "FESTIVAL of circus art" Cirkul'art 2013 will again attempt to lure Bratislavans to its performances, training zones, workshops and street shows.
Gasparovic signs into law changes to Constitutional Court rules...
The original senate appointed to decide on the objection by general prosecutor-elect Jozef Centes to his formal rejection by President Ivan Gasparovic will be able to rule on the case despite two of its three judges being excluded on grounds of bias, following President Gasparovic's decision on May 17 to sign into law a change to the Constitutional ... (more)
Sun May 19, 2013
Greetings from the Land of Spices
CARDAMOM, carom seeds, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, cumin, fenugreek seeds, fennel, nigella, saffron, haldi, curry leaves, tamarind, dill and kokam are only a few of the spices typically found in India's rich culinary palette.
Going back to back, CP teen tackles geography, spelling bees
Ives, 13, received a globe from his grandparents when he was a first-grader studying in Kosice, Slovakia, where father Rob Ives worked as a manager at a U.S. Steel plant.
Fri May 17, 2013
Live Design Online
It's A Beautiful Thing for Robe
A substantial Robe moving light rig was used for the final of the 2013 Miss Universe Slovak Republic event, a high profile co-production between the In Agency and the Miss Universe Organisation, staged at the Aegon Arena National Tennis Centre in Bratislava and broadcast live on national TV channel RTVS 1. Lighting was designed by Martin Kubanka, ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
Supreme Court supports Pezinok inhabitants in case of local waste dump
In the protracted case of the waste dump located near the centre of their town, residents of Pezinok, near Bratislava, won a decision at the Supreme Court on May 14.
Tue May 14, 2013
"Slovakia, Wealth in Diversity" Photo Exhibition at the MTR
The Romanian Peasant Museum has been hosting since yesterday a photo exhibition called "Slovakia, Wealth in Diversity" . "Nothing better illustrates the wealth of diversity of the Slovak Republic than the significant anniversaries which this central European country commemorates in 2013.
NGO accuses Supreme Court of legitimising Roma humiliation
According to the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Slovakia, the Supreme Court has justified hate and degrading speech against the Roma minority, thereby legitimising the view that Roma are inferior and that their dignity is of less importance than other citizens of this country.
Shoemaker Galand to lay off 300 people
More than 300 people employed at shoemaker Galand in the east of Slovakia will be laid off in May and June, the TASR newswire learned on Monday, May 13.
Mon May 13, 2013
Slovak Fashion Night 2013 fashion show
The +421 Foundation held its eight annual Slovak Fashion Night fashion show , on May 9th at The DL, located in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
Cellist Gautier Capucon to return to Davies with conductor Juraj Valcuha
This month will conclude with the San Francisco Symphony debut of the young Slovakian conductor Juraj Valcuha.
HN: Brussels investigates fraud with photovoltaic power plant
Brussels-based European Anti-Fraud Office is investigating the dubious competition over the construction of the Mala Domasa photovoltaic power plant in eastern Slovakia.
Finance minister hails 1 percent
THE OPPOSITION has collected 40 signatures to launch an appeal to the Constitutional Court against a change to the law governing the court's own operation which the ruling Smer party passed via a fast-tracked proceeding on April 30.
Sun May 12, 2013
Audi Q7 will shed weight
The redesigned Audi Q7 that debuts next summer in Europe will weigh about 800 pounds less than the current model, company insiders tell German sibling publication Automobilwoche .
[Locked] More workers in Slovakia's IT valley
INFORMATION and communication technology is one of the fastest developing sectors within the EU, and Slovakia is no exception.
Fri May 10, 2013
Global Catholic Network EWTN
10-May-13 - CCEE Presidency Speaks on Meeting with Pope Francis
Highlight Upcoming Conference on Religious Freedom, One of Us Campaign By Junno Arocho Esteves VATICAN CITY, May 10, 2013 - The presidency of the Council of Bishops Conferences of Europe met with journalists to discuss their recent meeting with Pope Francis.
Global wine-makers go for gold in Slovakia
The prestigious Concours Mondial de Bruxelles wine competition kicked off in Slovakia on Friday, making it the first Central European country to host one of the world's top five wine contests.