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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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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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