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VW increases car assembly at Blava plant

German automaker Volkswagen increased its car assembly in Slovakia by 6.0 percent to 2,955 units in March 1997 from 2,785 units in March 1996, according to information the company released on April 28.
VW assembles cars in Slovakia at its subsidiary, where partly-built models arrive in kits from VW in Germany. VW Bratislava, which expects to assemble roughly 30,000 cars this year, increased its output 53 percent to 30,147 units in 1996 from 19,688 units in 1995.
VW has invested over 750 million Sk in VW Bratislava.

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Gilden: Take the negative and make a positive from it Photo

The works of New York native, photographer Bruce Gilden, who has worked for five decades in the streets of the biggest cities, are on exhibit in the Kunsthalle (House of Arts) in Bratislava.

Bruce Gilden: Feast of San Gennero, Little Italy, 1984.

The ongoing struggle for a free and democratic Slovakia

The people of Slovakia deserve the credit for the remarkable progress that this country has made over the past twenty-five years, US ambassador writes.

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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between November 24 and December 3, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

Christmas Markets Bratislava

Robert Fico has lost the electoral magic he once had Plus

But his party can still bounce back if they do the things that make parties resilient.

Robert Fico claims that Smer won the regional elections because it is the party with the most chairs in regional councils.