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Transpetrol profits up in 2001

Crude oil pipeline firm Transpetrol recorded a gross profit of Sk257 million ($5.35 million) in the first nine months of this year, an increase of Sk16 million over the same period last year, on turnover of Sk1.76 billion.

The company is soon to be privatised. Six firms have proceeded to the due diligence stage in the tender for a 49% state stake, including the US giant Texaco and three Russian gas firms. Czech refinery Česká rafinérska and Slovak Slovnaft will also carry out audits of the firm.

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12 places where you can see the works of one of the best medieval wood carvers Photo

The works of the renowned Master Paul are not limited just to Levoča.

St Geirge Curch in Spišská Sobota

Heatwaves to continue in Slovakia over the following days

More than 40 people collapsed due to hot weather on Thursday.

Jourová: Fico not fully informed on all EC’s activities on double standards

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will meet with Fico to discuss double quality standards of foods on July 27 in Brussels.

European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová

Foreigners: Events in Bratislava Video

Tips for performances and other events in the capital between July 21 and July 30, including concerts, parties, festivals, classical music, inline skating, exhibitions and more.