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NGOs compete for 2 percent of income tax

WITH the March-end deadline for the submission of tax returns fast approaching, NGOs in Slovakia are competing for the taxes they are eligible to receive from individuals and corporate entities.

Private individuals and legal entities can choose which of among 7,084 registered NGOs they wish to assign 2 percent of their taxes. Compared with last year, the number of eligible organizations has increased by 1,300, according to the SITA news agency.

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Námestie Slobody gets facelift Photo

The architectural tender will gather ideas for the redesign of the biggest square in Bratislava

Námestie Slobody will be redesigned into a kind of living room in the city.

When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

President Andrej Kiska

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.

Nature Theatre of Oklahoma: Pursuit of Happiness

Foreign rocket engines for North Korea: Why?

For Russia, the path to a weakened China could be through a major nuclear accident in North Korea.