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Slovak cultural center opens in Hungary

A Slovak Education and Culture Center opened in the northern Hungarian town of Bank to serve the interests of the Slovak minority in Hungary, Hungarian media reported on August 5. Setting up the Ľudovit Štúr Center cost 30 million forints ($198,000). The Hungarian government contributed 5 million forints and the Slovak government 2 million forints to the center. Jan Lomen, mayor of Bank, a predominantly Slovak town, said the new center should improve Hungarian-Slovak relations and help the 100,000-strong Slovak minority adapt to Hungarian society. Slovak Ambassador to Hungary Eva Mitrová said the center's opening was an exceptionally important event.

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Behind the decline in alcohol consumption is, for example, the abandoning of the habit of drinking at work – typical especially during communism, according to an expert.

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President Andrej Kiska

Arca Capital enters the banking sector

Czech and Slovak financial group acquires a majority share in Austrian private bank Wiener Privatbank.

Bank, illustrative stock photo