SUMMARY-Monday-July 22, 2019 - 10 p.m.
22. júla 2019 22:00
BRATISLAVA - The historian and unsuccessful presidential candidate Eduard Chmelar announced at a press conference on Monday that he has had to rename his new party after a notification from the Interior Ministry that, according to a law, it cannot bear the same name as a formerly registered entity, although it's already ceased to exist.
BRATISLAVA - Although the Health Ministry has launched the third round of hospital debt settlement, it shows that the proposed sanction model, in cases when criteria aren't met, doesn't work at all, Institute for Economic and Social Reforms' (INEKO) analyst Dusan Zachar has told TASR.
BRATISLAVA - The caucus of the coalition Most-Hid party will support the proposal of Slovak hospital stratification, TASR learnt from Most-Hid caucus secretary Agnesa Tothova on Monday.
BRATISLAVA - A third of Slovaks would consider a job change within the next three months, and almost a quarter of workers overall haven't completely disregarded the idea, according to a survey from the recruitment agency Manuvia.
BRATISLAVA - The condition of Slovakia's disciplinary judiciary is insufficient although it is one of the basic preconditions for an independent judiciary, said President Zuzana Caputova following her meeting with Supreme Court President Daniela Svecova on Monday.
RUZOMBEROK - Packaging and paper group Mondi SCP in Ruzomberok (Zilina region) plans to hire more than 100 employees in the next 12 months, the company's communication manager Lubomir Cech told TASR on Monday, adding that this is a result of an investment in the PS19 paper machine that will produce a new kind of recycled paper called kraft top white.
BRATISLAVA - The results of the parliamentary elections in Ukraine confirmed President Volodymyr Zelensky's mandate and will enable him to carry out his election programme, Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak (a Smer-SD nominee) said on TABLET.TV.
BRATISLAVA - Commenting on Slovakia's position in the V4 (Visegrad Four) grouping (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia) on TABLET.TV, Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak (a Smer-SD nominee) said that Slovakia should not go against its interests in the V4.
MARTIN - Matica Slovenska (MS), the Slovak national heritage institution, will mark the centenary of resuming its operation in 1919 on Sunday, August 4, TASR learnt from MS spokesperson Veronika Matuskova on Monday.
BAKU/BRATISLAVA - Vice-premier for Investments and Informatisation Richard Rasi (Smer-SD) met with Azerbaijan Youth and Sports Minister Azad Rahimov during a working visit to Baku on Monday, TASR learnt from the Vice-premier for Investments and Informatisation Office's communication department on the same day.
BRATISLAVA - Ukrainians confirmed their desire for fundamental social changes and the continuation of European integration, parliamentary foreign affairs committee chair Katarina Csefalvayova (Most-Hid) said on a social network on Monday.