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Matador sold 69.7 percent stake

A majority stake (69.7 percent) in the tire producer Matador Inc., Púchov, was sold for 1.582 billion Sk last week by the company of management and staff to Matador Holding Inc., Púchov. Matador Holding's Board of Directors and Supervisory Board include Matador's General Director Štefan Rosina and his two sons, as well as the company's Executive Director, Gustáv Hanták, and his son. According to an unspecified source, the sale is related to the negotiations regarding the foreign partner entering Matador. Recently, Matador was conducting negotiations with Japanese tire producer Bridgestone. The company comprised of management and staff purchased almost 100 percent of Matador in 1994 from the National Property Fund for 1.219 billion Sk, with a clause that 1 billion Sk will be discounted if invested.

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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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