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Victor Buck to invest Sk472 million

THE VICTOR Buck Printing Company from Luxembourg is planning to invest Sk472.5 million (€12.9 million) in a plant in the village of Ladomerská Vieska near Žiar nad Hronom in central Slovakia.

According to Mariana Bašistová from the Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency (SARIO), the company plans to open its new plant in 2007 and to create 200 new jobs over the following six years.

The printing works at the new plant will operate according to European offset printing techniques and should meet all the requirements of both international and larger domestic customers.

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How to sell Slovak books to English readers

Slovak literature makes it to the big bookstores of London, but it is unlikely to become a bestseller yet.

On Wednesday, Slovak literature will be presented in one of the biggest bookstores in London. Among the new books translated into English is also the anthology of current Slovak prose selected and translated by Magdalena Mullek and Júlia Sherwood.

EC: Focus on education and labour market

Some recommendations remain the same as last year.

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No Slovaks among the victims of Manchester attack so far

The representatives of Slovakia have expressed their sympathy to the families of the victims.

Police guard close to the Manchester Arena in Manchester, Britain, on May 23, 2017, a day after an explosion.

Slovak paralympic athletes win gold and bronze at World Championship

Three Slovaks became world champions in table tennis in the TM2 category at the World Paralympic Championship in Bratislava.

L-R: Ján Riapoš, Martin Ludrovský in the Slovakia-Taiwan match at the paralympic world championship, May 19.