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EXIM Bank started on July 1

The EXIM Bank, created on the basis of the former Export Credit Insurance Corporation (SPE), launched its operations on July 1. The bank is supposed to help reverse the suffering trade balance. The cabinet on June 17 appointed František Orolin, the current vice-president of the IRB Bank, to be the bank's governor. The deputy governors were named Ján Ježo (former SPE's General Director) and Zuzana Trandžíková (former Devín banka's Deputy Director).

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People will protest in streets again on March 23

The organisers of the gatherings met with the president, stressing the need to have an independent interior minister.

Andrej Kiska met with the representatives of the For a Decent Slovakia initiative.

What’s new at the Foreigners’ Police in Bratislava? Photo

The Slovak Spectator visited the new premises of the Foreigners’ Police department in the Vajnory district, which opened on March 19.

Statue of Maria Theresa deemed unsuitable for Bratislava city centre

The sculpture has been temporarily moved to the promenade in River Park.

The statue of Maria Theresa was installed in front of the Hotel Carlton for a short period of time.

Micro-plastics found in bottled water

Some brands sold in Slovakia include plastic micro-particles, as do sources of drinking water in the country.

Both bottled waters and natural sources include micro-plastics, illustrative stock photo.