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Slovenské Lodenice plans to built 14 ships, and luxury yachts

Slovenské Lodenice Inc., Komárno (a shipbuilding company) made zero profit and produced goods worth 3.5 billion Sk in 1996, completing sixteen ships, mainly for German and Russian customers. This year, they plan to produce fourteen ships. It cooperates with a German company Wessels, which has provided design for ships and also guarantees loans to the company. In the long run, they want to increase their share of output for Russian customers. A supplementary production program should be the manufacturing of luxury yachts. An owner of a 34 percent controlling share of the company since August 1996 is Chirana Prema Inc., Stará Turá.

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Slovak scientist in the US: Slovak science needs more than just money to thrive

It seems as if we do not want skilled scientists to return home, says Dominika Truban, who founded a platform connecting Slovak researchers abroad and at home.

Dominika Truban

The Education Ministry to restore the analytical institute

The institute that is part of the Value for Money initiative was merged with another body at the beginning of the year.

Education Minister Martina Lubyová

New web app shows property owned by politicians

The aim is to clearly show publicly accessible information about public officials that is scattered through various state websites and registers.

Zsolt Simon

Blog: Helping others helps your company too

Tatiana Čaplová, Program Coordinator for CSR at the Pontis Foundation, offers a very interesting look behind the scenes of the most successful CSR event in Slovakia - Naše Mesto (Our City).

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