· November, 2009

Stories about Slovakia from November, 2009

Czech Republic, Slovakia: Velvet Revolution, 20 Years On

  17 November 2009

On Nov. 17, the Czech Republic and Slovakia are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, and The Czech Daily Word lists “most frequent stupid arguments and errors” of those who believe that “the era of communism was better than the post-revolution times.”

Hungary: Flu Vaccination as “the Great Hungarian Experiment”

  13 November 2009

The vaccination campaign of the Hungarian National Public Health and Medical Officer Service has inspired a public debate among the institution itself, doctors, politicians and ordinary people who are just not sure whether the Hungarian-made swine flu vaccine is good or not.

CEE: A Travel Roundup

  2 November 2009

A selection of travel posts – Belgraded: travel from Belgrade to Sarajevo by train for the first time in 17 years, ‘Red Star’ stadium possibly to be renamed ‘Gazprom Arena’, the Avala TV Tower rebuilt; Croatia-Expert.com: travel to Trogir; MoldovAnn: Ukrainian village museums; The Czech Daily Word: industrial architecture and...