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Škoda enters Mochovce tender

Škoda Prague Inc., a car manufacturer in the Czech Republic, will participate in a tender to complete the third and fourth block of the Mochovce nuclear power plant, now 25 percent complete, the firm's representatives announced. The completion will require a total investment of 36 billion Sk. Škoda hopes to be the general technology supplier to complete the construction, targeted for 2003, since the company already is the general technology supplier for Mochovce's first two blocks.

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End of investigative show a cause for concern

Media freedom watchdogs believe the scrapping of the only investigative show on public-service television is a threat to its independence.

Jaroslav Rezník

Slovakia is 26th on the Employment Flexibility Index

Higher work surcharges will push Slovakia down.

Proxy for Roma criticises minister Kaliňák for ethnical and group discrimination

The government proxy slammed Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák for the draft law on repressing criminality in Roma settlements, for populist discrimination and preferring repression to prevention.

Roma communities, illustrative stock photo

Slovak racer Svitko finished at Dakar Video

After a serious fall in the tenth leg, Slovak motorcyclist Štefan Svitko resigned from the 40th year of the Dakar Rally due to pain in his upper body.

Štefan Svitko