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Eurotel profits up 23 per cent in 2001

Mobile operator Eurotel saw profit last year before tax, interest and amortisation (EBITDA) of Sk2.6 billion ($54 million), a growth of 23 per cent over 2000 and the first year since the 1997 introduction of GSM services that Eurotel has made a net profit. Competitor Globtel last year made an EBITDA profit of Sk3.7 billion, up 36 per cent from the year before.

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How a Catholic charity became a voice for migrants in Slovakia

Religious organisations have added leverage in changing perceptions of foreigners and migrants, says Caritas Slovakia.

Caritas Slovakia's ‘World Without “the Other” – Migration Myths’ campaign educates Slovaks on migration in a fun and artistic way.

Secret votes and public lies

There are uncanny echoes today of Slovakia’s agonies over its choice of chief prosecutor ten years ago.

Dobroslav Trnka (left) and Jozef Čentéš (right), the candidate who was eventually selected by MPs in 2011, never got to take up the post because the then president, Ivan Gašparovič refused to appoint him for reasons that were never clearly explained.

Which are the largest law firms in Slovakia?

For the first time, the ranking also provides an overview in partial categories of law.