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NBS forex reserves reach $3.5bn

The National Bank of Slovakia's (NBS) forex reserves reached a 1997 high, hitting the magic limit of $3.5 billion in November, NBS officials reported. The amount is enough to cover 3.7 months of Slovak imports, as opposed to the 3.1 months the NBS was able to cover in July.

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Slovak scientist in the US: Slovak science needs more than just money to thrive

It seems as if we do not want skilled scientists to return home, says Dominika Truban, who founded a platform connecting Slovak researchers abroad and at home.

Dominika Truban

The Education Ministry to restore the analytical institute

The institute that is part of the Value for Money initiative was merged with another body at the beginning of the year.

Education Minister Martina Lubyová

Blog: Helping others helps your company too

Tatiana Čaplová, Program Coordinator for CSR at the Pontis Foundation, offers a very interesting look behind the scenes of the most successful CSR event in Slovakia - Naše Mesto (Our City).

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