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ŽSR wants another state guarantee

THE ŽSR state railways firm is requesting another Sk10.5 billion ($218 million) in state-guaranteed credit to pay down debt and cover operating costs. According to figures from September 28, 2001, the state is already backing Sk120 billion in loan principal and Sk33 billion in interest on the guarantees it has extended to various firms.

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Coalition only agrees on how to talk. But what will they talk about?

Budget talks to decide on concrete policies. Danko wants airplanes, Fico wants better pay for nights and weekends.

Danko, Fico, Bugar.

Cloud computing becomes a standard

External servers are now much more secure than local business ones, according to experts.

Slovak firms have their eyes on the cloud.

Slovaks drink less and less

Behind the decline in alcohol consumption is, for example, the abandoning of the habit of drinking at work – typical especially during communism, according to an expert.

Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

President Andrej Kiska addressed UN commenting poverty, instability and climate change.

President Andrej Kiska