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Whirlpool buys out Slovak partner

Whirpool Europa has become the sole owner of the joint venture Whirlpool Tatramat, a washing machines producer located in Poprad. The company consolidated its 100 percent ownership in its joint venture with its Slovak partner Tatramat when it bought the remaining 28 percent of shares from the Slovak firm in October. With the purchase, the companyßs name was changed to Whirlpool Slovakia, Inc., with its headquarters in Bratislava.

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Police will check overpriced EU presidency

The presidency will also be scrutinised by state auditors.

The ceremonial launch of the Slovak presidency's logo.

Inspectors to focus on firms with foreign staff

Scrutiny follows media report by Serbian journalist concerning conditions in a Galanta-based plant.

Labour Minister Ján Richter

Bratislava councillors want gambling regulation, not ban

Seventeen councillors do not agree with total prohibition of gambling in the capital, they want to continue in its strict regulation.

SaS denies Russian media reports on its support of Slexit

The opposition party has objected to news in some Russian media stating that it supports the departure of Slovakia from the EU, i.e. Slexit.

Richard Sulík