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Crown strengthens on Mikloš vote

The Slovak crown on February 14 strengthened 30 haliers (0.7 per cent) against its euro reference currency on news the Deputy Prime Minister for Economy, Ivan Mikloš, had kept his job in a parliamentary confidence vote the night before. Domestic money market dealers said the currency also tested record strengths against the euro on February 20 after a deal was reached on a major privatisation - a 49 per cent stake in gas utility SPP.

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Robert Fico has lost the electoral magic he once had Plus

But his party can still bounce back if they do the things that make parties resilient.

Robert Fico claims that Smer won the regional elections because it is the party with the most chairs in regional councils.

New legislation protects creditors from unfair mergers

Fraudulent mergers were a legal business model enabling unfair businesses to get rid of debts

Tightening conditions when merging companies will increase the red tape of lawful mergers and prolong this procedure.

Fifty Shades of Grey: Slovakia's Olympic outfits will not stray from tradition Photo

The official outfit for Slovak athletes at the Pyongyang Olympic Games has been presented; the Slovak Olympic Committee (SOV) is not satisfied.

Olympic outfit of Slovak athletes

Blog: How long until a robot takes your job?

Are robots really taking over? What are the benefits and what are the risks?

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