Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

SPP racks up strong profit

The SPP gas utility recorded a pre-tax profit of Sk3.9 billion ($85 million) in the first quarter of 2002 on Sk18.7 billion in turnover, a massive improvement on a Sk180 million loss in the same period in 2001. The result came on lower costs through a more stable crown and lower world oil prices, as well as higher revenues from increased market prices and a rise in transit fees.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Press freedom is bleeding across our borders

Critical media are always the first targets of populists and press freedom enemies.

I have met dozens of people possessed by Satan, exorcist claims

An exorcist can help a believer to escape their problems but not to solve them, psychiatrist Hunčík says.

Priest and exorcist Ľuboš Václavek consecrates the office of Erika Jurinová (OĽaNO).

End of investigative show a cause for concern

Media freedom watchdogs believe the scrapping of the only investigative show on public-service television is a threat to its independence.

Jaroslav Rezník

Slovakia is 26th on the Employment Flexibility Index

Higher work surcharges will push Slovakia down.