Financial Markets Office has new powers

AS OF April 1 the Financial Markets Office, which supervises the capital and insurance markets, has had greater independence in decision-making and its own budget. The government on April 3 selected replacements for top members of the Office staff, but has still to agree on the new director.

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Bronze sculptures of three late Slovak comedians - Milan Lasica (right), Július Satinský (left) and Jaro Filip (middle) on Lužná Street in Petržalka, Bratislava.

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Zara Rutherford made a stop in Slovakia on January 15.

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Marián Turner became the General Director of the Slovak Philharmonic in January 2022.

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The Demänovská Cave of Peace was discovered in 1952.

People have waited decades to visit the Cave of Peace. They must wait longer

The cave needs to be cleared of rubble left behind by miners first.


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