SUMMARY-Tuesday-December 11, 2018 - 10 p.m.
11. decembra 2018 22:00
BRATISLAVA - Sporting marksman Jozef Gonci is slated to become the third state secretary at the Education, Science, Research and Sports Ministry, with his focus being the fulfilment of tasks in sport, TASR learnt on Tuesday from the material to be discussed by the Government on Wednesday.
BRATISLAVA - Around 76 percent of Slovaks believe information presented in the mass media, while 51 percent of them consider public-service media to be more trustworthy than private outlets, but only a quarter of people are also interested in media ownership, according to a survey carried out by Focus agency on behalf of CenPress-The Centre for Independent and Objective Journalism.
BRATISLAVA - Slovakia and Serbia could sign in early 2019 an agreement on settling the latter's debt amounting to some €6 million going back to the times of former Yugoslavia, with the money then due to be spent on Slovaks living abroad, Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini (Smer-SD) said after talks with his Serbian counterpart Ana Brnabic on Tuesday.
BRATISLAVA - Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini (Smer-SD) shouldn't support the anti-Russian fury, stated far-right People's Party Our Slovakia leader Marian Kotleba at a press conference on Tuesday.
BRATISLAVA - Slovakia is ready to share with Serbia its experience concerning reform of the public administration, including its electronisation, stated Slovak Interior Minister Denisa Sakova (Smer-SD) after meeting Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic on Tuesday.
BRATISLAVA - The Defence Ministry's Hall of Fame has swelled by three new names of war veterans who took part in recent military conflicts, with Defence Minister Peter Gajdos (SNS) on Tuesday giving awards to Martin Brodniansky, Rene Petras and Stefan Ivan for extraordinary deeds beyond their service duties.
BRATISLAVA - Two new bridges are set to be built on the Slovak-Hungarian border, with Slovak Transport Minister Arpad Ersek (Most-Hid) and Laszlo Mosoczi of the Hungarian Innovation and Technology Ministry signing an agreement to this effect on Tuesday.
BRATISLAVA - Many complications would be avoided if local government issues and tasks were first debated with municipal representatives, President Andrej Kiska wrote on a social network on Tuesday after having lunch with the newly elected mayors of the eight regional cities.