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VÚB nabs Merril Lynch bond issue

VÚB Inc., the General Credit Bank located in Bratislava, recently took on subordinate debt worth $100 million (3 billion Sk), bank officials announced. The funds were obtained in the form of a bond issue by Merril Lynch International. By the end of January, the bonds will be placed on capital markets in Hong-Kong, South Korea, and most likely in Japan as well.

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Government ignores anticorruption demands Photo

Protesters gave the government two weeks to fulfil their demands.

Blog: We can always count on the nerds…

Brands need to focus on doing good and that this approach is the only option if they want to stay relevant, credible and even profitable, says Thomas Kolster.

Thomas Kolster speaking

Drivers in Bratislava should prepare for worse traffic

Dissatisfied taxi drivers will go on a protest ride from Petržalka to Lamač on Wednesday.

Taxi drivers protested against Uber already in 2015.

Blog: Underground economy flourishes in the queues

A foreigners' real experience at the foreigners’ police department in Bratislava.

Foreign investors said they would welcome less bureaucracy in Slovakia.