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Swedish Chamber of Commerce opens office

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce opened an office in Slovakia on April 8 to facilitate the exchange of information and business contacts between Slovak and Swedish firms. Established by 13 native companies - among them supranational giants like Ericsson, Husqvarna, IKEA and Mölnlycke - nine other firms joined the chamber its inception. The Swedish Chamber joins the recently-opened Netherlands Chamber of Commerce and several other countries' business chambers that have opened in Slovakia since its independence in 1993.

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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.