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Slovnaft's gross profits grow 26.6% in 1Q98

Slovnaft, Slovakia's sole oil refiner, posted unconsolidated pre-tax profits of 1.0 billion Sk ($29.2 million) in the first quarter of 1998, versus 790.3 million in the same period last year, representing a 26.6% increase, the BSE said on May 5. Slovnaft announced last month that its 1997 after-tax profit had risen to 1.702 billion Sk from 1.290 billion Sk the previous year. Slovnaft is the most heavily-weighted issue on the BSE's listed floor, accounting for 30.6 percent of the overall capitalization of the 16-share SAX index.

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Employee of the ministry’s agency accused of corruption

If found guilty, the employee of the Agricultural Paying Agency may spend up to eight years in prison for taking a bribe.

Sagan wins first race of 2017 Video

The Slovak cyclist triumphed at the second race of the Belgian classics.

Peter Sagan

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