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Bank sector profit hits Sk11.8 billion

The banking sector recorded a profit of Sk11.8 billion in the first nine months of the year with net assets of Sk879 billion and loans extended of Sk194 billion.

The return to health comes after the government cut out about Sk100 billion in bad loans from three major state banks in 2000. It has since privatised all three to foreign investors.

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Chinese are closer to taking over Košice steelworks

The sale may be completed early next year, according to reports.

U.S. Steel Košice

Third anti-corruption march drew thousands Photo

The only demand that has been met to date is the abrogation of Vladimír Mečiar’s amnesties by parliament.

The anti-corruption march

Slovak water slalom racers start championship with a victory Video

The single canoe slalom team can boast with several records.

l-r: Alexander Slafkovský, Matej Beňuš and Michal Martikán

Blog: In Slovakia, tradition is key

The year round, the calendar is filled to the brim with traditional habits, happenings that seem to go back centuries.

Traditional "vinobranie" event in Pezinok.