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ECONOMIC BRIEFS

Slovak central bank Oct 14 forex reserves $2.99 billion

The Slovak central bank (NBS) said on October 16 its foreign exchange reserves rose to $2.99 billion on October 14 from $2.94 billion on October 7. The bank's reserves had been under severe pressure until it decided to abolish the fluctuation band for the Slovak crown on October 1.

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Populists are more creative than liberals

The essence of creativity and good governance is about finding a coherent story. When every city gets smart, being a stupid city will be an advantage, says a strategic management expert.

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She competed in the Alpine Combined Slalom for the first time.

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Two anniversaries, one enduring relationship

Countless Slovaks and Americans continue to cultivate and renew the strong bonds of friendship between the US and Slovakia through cooperation in the business, technological, cultural, and educational spheres.

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Keep your passport at hand on your trip to Austria

There are no internal border controls on the Austrian-Slovak border. Yet, the Austrian police check cars and buses heading to Slovakia.

Slovak police checking cars at the border crossing in Berg, Austria.