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Japanese Exim Bank to loan 20 billion yen

The National Bank of Slovakia (NBS) on August 22 said it had approved the drawing of a 20 billion yen credit from the Japanese ExIm bank.

"The NBS governing board approved a Two-Step Loan on August 22 worth 20 billion yen from the Export-Import Bank of Japan," the NBS said in a statement after the regular bank board meetingę, adding funds from the credit would be loaned to small-and medium-sized Slovak companies.

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LGBTI people in the regions: We change people’s minds

Bratislava will dress up in rainbow colours this August again, for the seventh time. This will be for the Bratislava Dúhový Pride diversity festival. But the colours of the rainbow are less bright in the regions,…

Slovakia’s LGBTI community seeks to expand their rights.

Things that make us different also make us stronger

On August 19, a rainbow flag will fly over the US Embassy in Bratislava to represent the firm commitment of the United States to defending the human rights of LGBTI people, writes Ambassador Sterling.

The rainbow flag flew over the US Embassy in Bratislava in 2016.

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Here is a list of tips by an experienced tour guide - including things you have probably not tried before.

Bratislava growing high Photo

High-rise buildings sprouting up in Bratislava

Visualisation of the future skyline of Bratislava