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Largest Slovak bank gets new president

Dušan Jurčak was elected president and chairman of the board of directors of Slovakia's largest commercial bank, Slovenská Sporiteľňa (SLSP-Slovak Savings Bank), based in Banska Bystrica, on November 27. He was elected at a meeting of the board of directors.

Jurčak replaced chief executive officer Ivan Kino, who resigned for health reasons on November 25.

A special shareholders' meeting on November 26 replaced members of the SLSP supervisory board. New members of the supervisory board are: Ladislav Sklenar, vice president of the National Property Fund (FNM-national privatization agency) Presidium; FNM executive committee member Peter Hunor; Juraj Renčko from the Prognostic Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAV); Vladimír Stanovič from the Finance Ministry; Jozef Medved from Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica; and lawyer Zoltan Hajos. The supervisory board has nine members while three current members, elected by SLSP employees, remained at their posts.

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Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

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

President Andrej Kiska

Ryanair cancels some flights from and to Bratislava

The Irish low-cost airline publishes full list of cancellations

Irish budget airline Ryanair is believed to be cancelling up to 50 flights every day over the next six weeks because it "messed up" its pilots' holiday schedules.

No fees bring higher summer roaming

EU regulation raises the volume of roaming calls and data with Slovak mobile operators .

People should pay attention on used data abroad.

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.

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