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SE sale advisor tender expected

A tender for the selection of an advisor to the government in the sale of an almost 45% share in the energy utility Slovenské elektrárne was expected to be launched October 26 with the publication of an ad in the Financial Times newspaper.

The actual sale of a 49% stake in the power monolith is expected to begin some time next year. But analysts say the chances of selling the share before the next parliamentary elections in September 2002 are slim.

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High-rise buildings sprouting up in Bratislava

Visualisation of the future skyline of Bratislava

People of Pezinok fighting against landfill again

Dispute over controversial Pezinok waste dump, which started 18 years ago, continues.

The controversial landfill site in Pezinok

Crisis ends in Danko’s defeat

Education minister steps down following Fico’s call, Danko not ruling out he might leave politics.

Former education minister Peter Plavčan and PM Robert Fico on July 24.

First Slovak woman crossed the English Channel

Before her, only six Slovak men had managed to complete the difficult swim.