SUMMARY-Monday-April 15, 2019 - 3 p.m.
15. apríla 2019 15:00
BRATISLAVA - Consumer prices in March went up by 2.7 percent year-on-year in total, the Statistics Office has reported.
BRATISLAVA - Year-on-year inflation in Slovakia amounted to 2.7 percent in March, with core inflation standing at 2.4 percent and net inflation at 2.1 percent, the Statistics Office reported on Monday.
BRATISLAVA - Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak (a Smer-SD nominee) at a Foreign and European Policy Evaluation Conference on Monday stated that attempts to cast doubt on Slovakia's value and political anchorage via actions and rhetoric amount to irresponsible toying with the future of the country.
BRATISLAVA - The Education, Science, Research and Sport Ministry wants Slovak experts living abroad to return home in the years to come as well, so it's drawn up a document called Supportive Scheme for the Return of Experts from Abroad, which is aiming at the period between 2019-23 with momentum carrying over as far as 2026.
BRATISLAVA - Newly reappointed Police Corps President Milan Lucansky, who has been installed in the post by Interior Minister Denisa Sakova (Smer-SD), said that his priority will be to stabilise the police and to increase the level of public trust in them.
BRATISLAVA - The Education Ministry's press team has confirmed for TASR that primary schools will be given a free hand when it comes to choosing which foreign language will be the primary one taught.
BRATISLAVA - Justice Minister Gabor Gal (Most-Hid) stated on Monday that the election of candidates for the Constitutional Court isn't a easy process and that it also depends on agreement on the vote, adding that Parliament needs to have a sufficient number of quality candidates.