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Materák nominated as new STV director

At its November 17 sitting, the control board of the state-run STV public channel nominated Milan Materák for the post of general director. In a secret ballot, seven of the nine members of the STV Council voted for Materák, who announced that in the first phase of his operation he intends to rescue STV as a public institution and prevent it from "falling apart." Materák is currently programme director of the privately owned Rádio Devin.

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Bratislava councillors want gambling regulation, not ban

Seventeen councillors do not agree with total prohibition of gambling in the capital, they want to continue in its strict regulation.

Unemployment rate keeps decreasing

Positive development of Slovakia’s economy seen behind the decrease.

European Investment Bank supported Slovakia with €918 million in 2016

2016 was a successful year for the EIB Group in Slovakia, said EIB Vice-President Vazil Hudák.

Vazil Hudák

Slovak film won Generation Kplus section at Berlinale

The film Little Harbour that won the Crystal Bear – beating movies from many other countries - is the work of (mostly) Slovak women.

Director of Little Harbour, Iveta Grófová, with the Cristal Bear