Thursday, 17 January 2019

The Slovak Spectator

Czech minister: We cannot automatically rule out extremist proposals

The Slovak Spectator |
29 May 2018

Politicians only pretend to solve citizens' problems and I cannot do this, outgoing Czech Foreign Minister Martin Stropnický tells Sme.

Nu Dance focuses on anniversaries, Czech & Slovak collaboration

The Slovak Spectator |
19 April 2018

This time around the contemporary dance festival is offering the leitmotiv of Czechoslovakia, ongoing Czech and Slovak cooperation as well as Slovak collaboration with other countries, including Canada and Slovenia.

Weapons are smuggled through Slovakia, Czech journalists reveal

The Slovak Spectator |
18 April 2018

Bratislava airport is used as a transit point for smuggling Czech rocket launchers and howitzers to Azerbaijan, on which a ban on the export of military material was imposed due to its conflict with Armenia. The weapons are reportedly produced by the Czechoslovak Group holding, owned by Czech armourer Jaroslav Strnad, according to Czech Television.

Czech journalist: Opened murder cases must be concluded

The Slovak Spectator |
27 March 2018

Czech journalist Pavla Holcová believes that journalists are most powerful when they collaborate with each other with the support of civil society.

Czech-Slovak film Insects screened at Rotterdam festival

The Slovak Spectator |
13 February 2018

One of the films premiered at the renowned film festival in Rotterdam was the Czech-Slovak co-production Insects by Jan Švankmajer, who was also in much demand for speaking.

Amazon in Sereď to take over part of Czech returns centre’s operation

The Slovak Spectator |
6 February 2018

The US online retailer Amazon announced last week the closure of its returns centre in Dobrovíz near Prague in the Czech Republic. The recently launched returns centre in Sereď should take over part of its operation, the Hospodárske Noviny daily informed.

Zeman is missing

The Slovak Spectator |
9 January 2018

Even if you are someone who liked Zeman for being Zeman, that is not the guy running for president in 2018.

25 years on, most Czechs and Slovaks still oppose their breakup

The Slovak Spectator |
19 December 2017

More than two thirds of Czechs and Slovaks still believe there should have been a referendum on the division of their common state in 1992.

Why Slovaks should start fearing the Czechs

The Slovak Spectator |
23 November 2017

Political somersaults in the Czech Republic can easily threaten Slovakia. If the presidential elections and government formation in Prague take a wilder turn, the country beneath the Tatra mountains will become the last island of liberal democracy in a region full of "strange" regimes resistant to the European Union.

Czech EPH to gain 49% stake in SSE energy utility

The Slovak Spectator |
4 September 2013

The Czech energy group Energetický a Prúmyslový Holding (EPH) has been given the Slovak government's consent to acquire a 49-percent stake in the Slovak energy distributor Stredoslovenská Energetika (SSE) from a branch of Électricité de France.

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