Košice okays tough municipal budget

KOŠICE city councillors on March 25 approved a city budget cutting millions of crowns from planned current expenditures in an effort to ward off forced administration by the Finance Ministry. Košice has over Sk750 million in unpaid liabilities beyond their 60-day due date, which is 122 per cent of the city's budget income for 2001.

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News digest: National Gallery prepares for its big move

Kids and pensioners will get tablets used in last year's census, the highest ski slope opens to skiers, and there are fewer fake banknotes.


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A lookout point on the hike to the Babky peak in the Western Tatras on January 23, 2022.

Weekend: Which big stars will gig in Bratislava and Prague in 2022?

As usual, you will also find weekend hiking tips in the Spectacular Slovakia Roundup.


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Bratislava airport

Slovaks often find it hard to believe someone wants to live in their country

Homecoming may also not be easy because of how returning Slovaks are received at home.


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The Three Borders (Trojhraničie or Trojmedzie), a place where the countries of Slovakia, Hungary and Austria meet.

The Three Borders near Bratislava is accessible again, legally

Visitors will likely catch a glimpse of the largest flying bird in Europe wintering here.


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