ECONOMIC BRIEFS

Banks to merge in new year

On January 1, 1999, Bank Austria a.s. Bratislava will merge with Creditanstalt a.s. Bratislava to give rise to a new company - Bank Austria Creditanstalt Slovakia a.s. Bratislava. The balance sum of the new company will be 35 billion Sk ($1 billion).

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Slovak Speaker of Parliament Boris Kollár meets his Hungarian counterpart,László Kövér, in Budapest June 30, 2020.

Korčok to Hungarian representation: Weigh your words, do not disturb the reconciliation

Hungarian parliament's speaker spoke of past sins that Hungarians have not forgiven during a ceremony in south-west Slovakia.


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Police get ready for protests in Bratislava

They recommend drivers and people not attending the gatherings to avoid the places where demonstrations will take place.


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The old-age pension scheme will change, again.

Parental bonus proposed as first change to pension system, coalition partners at odds

Labour Ministry has unveiled the first part of its proposed pension scheme reform. Long-awaited tax system reform still out of sight.


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Tourists raft on the Orava river in the village of Oravský Podzámok, which is home to Orava Castle.

A land of Gorals, Hviezdoslav and great ice cream: Orava

This region in northern Slovakia is a place of active pursuits as well.


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