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Poľnobanka distributes dividends

Shareholders of Poľnobanka Inc., Bratislava, a commercial bank, approved on June 19 the distribution of 1996 dividends worth 55.5 million Sk. The bank's total net income grew by 20 percent last year to 163 million Sk (205.5 million Sk according to international accounting standards). The volume of provided loans grew by 30 percent to 17 billion Sk. Its registered capital increased to 1.85 billion Sk, ranking Poľnobanka third among Slovak banks based on the volume of capital. The shareholders agreed with bond issues for this year and next year totaling 3 billion Sk, expected to help obtain long-term resources.

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A Slovak prisoner tattooed in Auschwitz, remained silent until he grew very old

Lale Sokolov fell in love in the concentration camp; only those close to him knew his story.

A tattoo, illustrative stock photo

Kiska: Only president can bestow awards

President Andrej Kiska turned to Constitutional Court over the law on state awards recently passed by the government.

President Andrej Kiska granting awards, January 1, 2018

Global warming is a myth, claims a hoax

According to recent hoaxes published online, snow in the Sahara disproves global warming and milk can block airways.

The snowfall in Sahara can be seen in this satellite picture.

Blog: Are flying cars coming to the skies?

At least 19 companies, including a Slovak one, are currently developing flying car planes, but there are still many issues that must be worked out.

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