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Baňa Záhorie reduced its debt in 1997 by 61.5m Sk

Baňa Záhorie Inc., Holíč, a brown coal mining company, increased the average monthly coal extraction from last year's 20,000 tons to 25,000 tons in the first half of this year. During the first eight months of 1997, the company reduced its debt by 61.5 llion Sk. It now employs 358 people (270 in 1993), and plansto further increase their number to 400 in 1998. The majority owner of the company with a 51 percent stake is Baňa Záhorie Holíč Inc., in whioch 34 percent stake is held by the company's employs.

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How the national emblem appeared – including so far secret communism designs

Even Slovaks often do not know why the national emblem depicts a white double-cross, and not the Kriváň peak, or the design by artist Vincent Hložník. They also do not know why it makes a difference whether it is…

Offical Slovak national emblem and colours

Bratislava Zoo will have new wolf breeding station

One of most significant investments of the Bratislava Zoo in the year 2017 will be the building of a new wolf breeding station.

Foreigners: Events around Slovakia Photo

Tips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between February 17 and February 26, including a race on old wooden sleighs, an operetta premiere, a lot of jazz, classical and rock music, and more.

Rce in krňačky sleighing, Turecká 2017

Some food really is better in Austria, study finds

EC says its role is to monitor safety, not quality – but Slovaks want the same as Austrians, says minister.

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