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VSŽ records net income of 1.3. billion Sk

VSŽ Inc., the steel mill in Košice, registered a non-consolidated net income of 1.3 billion Sk for 1996, 100 million Sk higher than in 1995, company officials announced. VSŽ Oceľ contributed the most to the gain. After a recession in the second half of 1995 and the beginning of 1996, the world steel market recovered, which helped VSŽ export 70 percent of its output outside the Slovak and Czech Republics.

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Famous books on totalitarianism popular in Slovakia too

Internet bookstores have recorded an increased interest in books exploring totalitarian regimes, including demanding theoretical works.

George Orwell in Slovak bookstores

It takes nuts to help Kenyans

Slovakia has provided more than €10 million to the Kenyan people since 2005.

Muruku slum in Naorobi

Lack of experts challenges ICT sector

To maintain the competitiveness, the Slovak government must support digitising the economy and take a positive stance towards the ICT sector, according to experts.

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Our exit from the EU will not weaken our links

The UK has no intention of undermining the stability of the EU, nor do we want to become more distant to our European neighbours, including those here in Slovakia, the ambassador writes.

Flags displayed on a tourist stall, backdropped by the Houses of Parliament and Elizabeth Tower containing the bell know as Big Ben, in London.