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Full production for Sony in March

The Japanese company Sony, an electronics manufacturer, will invest 194 million Sk this year and 120 million Sk next year into its Trnava plant, company representatives said. While Sony began producing TV set components this August at its Trnava plant - the multinational's first in the former East bloc - it plans full operations for March, 1997. The first products were evaluated as high-quality, so Sony is contemplating moving other production or assembly lines to Slovakia. Presently, Sony Slovakia employs 150 people, with that figure expected to grow to 3,090 by the end of this year. Future production extension could swell the employee total another 700 - 1,000.

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Emergency declared in Prešov after Sunday storm Video

A powerful storm swept through the city on July 23.

Strong storm hit prešov on July 23.

Slovak water slalom racers won seven medals

Young Slovak talents made the hearts of sports fans race with their performance at the World Championship in water slalom.

Marko Mirgorodský

Austrian Ambassador: The normalisation of our relations has grown

Most people want the EU to exist in the future – we just have to mobilise this majority and not take things for granted, says Austrian Ambassador to Slovakia Helfried Carl in an interview with The Slovak Spectator.

Austrian Ambassador Helfried Carl

Fico for better fish fingers

It’s true that in the past four months, Mr Fico has been comparatively less busy than his Visegrad Group partners.

Austrian fish fingers angered PM Fico.