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ČSOB approves Slovak bond issue

Czech and Slovak state privatization agencies, both shareholders of Československá Obchodní Banka (ČSOB), gave the bank the nod at the June 15 AGM to raise up to 3 billion Sk through a bond issue, ČSOB announced. The bank specified in a statement that the bonds should have a maturity of four years and be denominated in Slovak crowns. "The resources would be used for securing the liquidity of the [bank's Slovak] branch," according to the press statement.

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Queues rigged at foreigners’ police, say clients

Not our problem, say police, who blame ‘cultural specifics’ and ‘habits’ of foreigners.

Queue in front of the foreigners' police department in Bratislava.

Legendary Luna bar to reopen Photo

The programme in the bar will focus on retro and oldies.

Luna Bar in the Kyjev Hotel

In praise of concrete

It was once notorious for its drab tower blocks and urban crime, but Petržalka now epitomises modern Slovakia.

Petržalka is the epitome of communist-era architecture.

Safari under High Tatras Video

Marek Stolarčík from Kežmarok filmed unique video.

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