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THE WEEK IN BRIEF

Whirlpool creates 250 jobs in Poprad

The Czech firm AŽD, which makes cables for washing machines, over the weekend of December 15-16 opened a factory employing 250 people in Poprad as part of Poprad-based Whirlpool Slovakia's policy of having its suppliers nearby.

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Largest companies that help search for job or employees

Not only well-known names placed in the list of the 10 largest employment agencies in Slovakia.

Employee of the ministry’s agency accused of corruption

If found guilty, the employee of the Agricultural Paying Agency may spend up to eight years in prison for taking a bribe.

Sagan wins first race of 2017 Video

The Slovak cyclist triumphed at the second race of the Belgian classics.

Peter Sagan

Queues rigged at foreigners’ police, say clients

Not our problem, say police, who blame ‘cultural specifics’ and ‘habits’ of foreigners.

Queue in front of the foreigners' police department in Bratislava.