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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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Queue in front of the foreigners' police department in Bratislava.

Teachers and scientist support anti-corruption march

They praise the activities of students who may change the current state of corruption.

Organisers of the first student protest, Karolína Farská and Dávid Straka.