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Slovak Post signs agreement with Siemens

Slovak Post signed an agreement worth 11.3 million DEM (220 million Sk) with the German company Siemens ElectroCom for the supply of postal sorting machines for the main post offices in Bratislava and Košice on November 14. The sorting lines are fully automatic and are able to sort 35,000 pieces of mail per hour. The success ratio of the equipment is 99 percent if addresses are typewritten, and 60 percent if handwritten. At the end of 1998, the first line will be installed in Košice, which will start regular operations in April 1999. The Bratislava line will start operations in November 1999.

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Messerschmidt created most of his character heads in Pressburg

Bratislava will name a square after the prominent artist

A replica of one head from the series Character Heads by F. X. Messerschmidt; ownership of the Slovak National Gallery

Christmas Bazaar returns to the Old Market hall

One of the events which presents diplomatic communities residing in Slovakia to the wider public is the already traditional Christmas Bazaar, which focuses on gastronomy and charity.

Christmas Bazaar 2016

Blog: The wanderer returns home

The places you visit, people you befriend, experiences that leave their mark, they all become a part of you.

Go east for real morality, Jean-Marc Barr says Photo

The French American actor/director, who plays in a Slovak co-production film, said during a recent visit to Bratislava that eastern Europe, and other eastern countries still have what America has already and what…

Jean-Marc Barr during IFF Bratislava 2017