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Air carrier asks for state help

Air carrier Slovenské Aerolínie has asked for state assistance in the form of a guarantee rather than money after its insurance costs rose by $175,000, while its insurance provider lowered coverage from $150 million to $50 million.

Airlines across the world have been reeling since the September 11 attacks on New York and Washington. Many have been forced to make plans to lay off huge numbers of staff.

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Government ignores anticorruption demands Photo

Protesters gave the government two weeks to fulfil their demands.

Blog: We can always count on the nerds…

Brands need to focus on doing good and that this approach is the only option if they want to stay relevant, credible and even profitable, says Thomas Kolster.

Thomas Kolster speaking

Drivers in Bratislava should prepare for worse traffic

Dissatisfied taxi drivers will go on a protest ride from Petržalka to Lamač on Wednesday.

Taxi drivers protested against Uber already in 2015.

Blog: Underground economy flourishes in the queues

A foreigners' real experience at the foreigners’ police department in Bratislava.

Foreign investors said they would welcome less bureaucracy in Slovakia.