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Slovnaft posts net profit of Sk6.4 billion in 2006

Bratislava-based crude oil refiner Slovnaft earned a taxed profit of nearly Sk6.4 billion (€194 million) in 2006 when calculated according to international financial reporting standards.

Slovnaft's profit shrank by 31 percent compared to 2005. Shareholders will divide the profit at a general assembly on April 20. Slovnaft's majority shareholder is the Hungarian MOL group, which controls 98.4 percent of the company. Other legal entities hold 0.3 percent, and 1.3 percent of its shares is held by individual shareholders.

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Crematorium in Bratislava is an architectural revelation Photo

Those who have experienced farewells in other crematoria know what makes it special. Now the best work by the architect Ferdinand Milučký is getting a monograph

Crematorium in Bratislava by architect Ferdinand Milučký

What kind of expectations do some Slovaks have for world leaders?

Among EU member states, opinions of the United States declined in all but two — Poland (which makes some sense) and Slovakia (which does not).

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Crates and boxes. Slovaks discover new ways of grocery shopping

Farmer’s boxes are gaining customers in Slovakia as people slowly become more conscious about quality and the origin of the food they eat.

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between January 19 and January 28, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

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