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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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Queues rigged at foreigners’ police, say clients

Not our problem, say police, who blame ‘cultural specifics’ and ‘habits’ of foreigners.

Queue in front of the foreigners' police department in Bratislava.

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The programme in the bar will focus on retro and oldies.

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In praise of concrete

It was once notorious for its drab tower blocks and urban crime, but Petržalka now epitomises modern Slovakia.

Petržalka is the epitome of communist-era architecture.

Safari under High Tatras Video

Marek Stolarčík from Kežmarok filmed unique video.

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