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Unilever Slovakia's 1997 profits soar

The Anglo-Dutch food and detergents group, Unilever Plc, announced last month that the 1997 turnover at Unilever Slovakia s.r.o. was 2.0 billion crowns ($56.7 million), up from 1.5 billion crowns a year earlier. The company added that net profits had increased to 179 million Sk from 55 million in 1996. Unilever Slovakia was established five years ago and sells leading brands in the ice cream, vegetable fat and cosmetic sectors. "New products such as Kapitan Iglo fish fingers or new varieties of Lipton tea were introduced with success in 1997," the company said. Unilever announced that it would invest 700 million Sk ($20.5 million) in ice-cream production, storage and distribution in Slovakia beginning in 1999.

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Slovakia remains unknown in convention business

Ten MICE events in 2017 should bring almost €6.5 million to Bratislava.

The GLOBSEC security forum is one of the regular MICE events in Slovakia since 2005.

Kotleba should be defeated in election, not banned

More constitutional can be less democratic, and it is not clear that it always has the intended result. Perhaps the clearest historical case came with the rise of the Nazis in Germany.

Marian Kotleba

Slovakia to leave NATO is a hoax

The Slovak Spectator brings you a selection of hoaxes that appeared over the past week.

Some peple gathered at Slavin in Bratislava brought ani-NATO banners.

Fico: We cannot allow multi-speed EU to become divisive Video

Final session of the 12th edition of Globsec 2017 featured Slovak PM Robert Fico, Czech PM Bohuslav Sobotka, and President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, in a panel entitled European (Dis)Union?

Donald Tusk, Robert Fico, and Bohuslav Sobotka (left to right)