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Shipper sends half of workforce home

SHIPYARD SLKB sent almost half of its 900 workers home yesterday on layoff until February 17, when management will decide on their future; the ship maker blamed the decision on shortage of money, not knowing that export support bank Eximbank had the same day approved a loan to SLKB of 9.2 million euros.

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It takes nuts to help Kenyans

Slovakia has provided more than €10 million to the Kenyan people since 2005.

Muruku slum in Naorobi

Woman who urinated on the Quran arrested, awaiting trial

Some observers believe the video might lead to increasing security risks for Slovakia.

The accused woman arrives to the court.

EC praises economy, but problems remain

The recent report highlights Slovakia’s economic development. The country however still lags behind in several areas affecting people’s lives.

Famous books on totalitarianism popular in Slovakia too

Internet bookstores have recorded an increased interest in books exploring totalitarian regimes, including demanding theoretical works.

George Orwell in Slovak bookstores