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Penta candidate takes SPaP tender

THE FNM state privatisation agency yesterday awarded an 87 per cent stake in shipping firm SPaP to the Dunajservis firm, which bid Sk351 million in a public tender. Dunajservis is closely linked to corporate raider Penta Group.

A tender for the shipper was already cancelled once last year amid allegations of impropriety among FNM members in choosing Dunajservis as the winner.

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Slovaks drink less and less

Behind the decline in alcohol consumption is, for example, the abandoning of the habit of drinking at work – typical especially during communism, according to an expert.

Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

President Andrej Kiska addressed UN commenting poverty, instability and climate change.

President Andrej Kiska

Arca Capital enters the banking sector

Czech and Slovak financial group acquires a majority share in Austrian private bank Wiener Privatbank.

Bank, illustrative stock photo

Ryanair cancels some flights from and to Bratislava

The Irish low-cost airline publishes full list of cancellations

Irish budget airline Ryanair is believed to be cancelling up to 50 flights every day over the next six weeks because it "messed up" its pilots' holiday schedules.