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Figaro shows first profit since '92

Jacobs Suchard Figaro, a confectionery producer located in Bratislava, made a gross income of 60 - 70 million Sk last year according to preliminary data, company officials announced. It was the first profit since Jacobs Suchard entered the company in 1992. The company's strategy, including its dividend policy, is a trade secret. Figaro employs 800 people, 200 more than in 1992. This year, it will mainly invest in marketing the new products of the Kraft Jacobs Suchard Group, namely cheese from Poland.

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Kysuce highway stalled due to missing money

Money is missing to finish the section of highway between Žilina and Poland, stopping the completion of the D3 highway project.

Road-blocking protest in Povina, Kysuce, demanding completion of highway bypass - February 16.

Slovak film won Generation Kplus section at Berlinale

The film Little Harbour that won the Crystal Bear – beating movies from many other countries - is the work of (mostly) Slovak women.

Director of Little Harbour, Iveta Grófová, with the Cristal Bear

State insulation falls behind expectations, ministry widens support

Only 134 homeowners in the first round and 62 in the second applied for a subsidy via the insulation programme.

Only 134 homeowners in the first round and 62 in the second applied for a subsidy via the state insulation programme. Illustration stock photo

US philosopher with Slovak roots, Michael Novak, dies

The man who advised politicians and even presidents Gerald Ford and James Carter died on February 17, aged 83.

Michael Novak