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Istrochem on the auction block

THE FNM privatisation agency has announced a tender for a 92 per cent stake in chemicals maker Istrochem, worth a nominal Sk3.9 billion ($84 million). The firm has a basic capital of Sk4.3 billion, and last year made an after-tax profit of Sk271 million on revenues of Sk2.7 billion. Potential bidders have until May 31 to declare interest.

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Chinese are closer to taking over Košice steelworks

The sale may be completed early next year, according to reports.

U.S. Steel Košice

Third anti-corruption march drew thousands Photo

The only demand that has been met to date is the abrogation of Vladimír Mečiar’s amnesties by parliament.

The anti-corruption march

Slovak water slalom racers start championship with a victory Video

The single canoe slalom team can boast with several records.

l-r: Alexander Slafkovský, Matej Beňuš and Michal Martikán

Blog: In Slovakia, tradition is key

The year round, the calendar is filled to the brim with traditional habits, happenings that seem to go back centuries.

Traditional "vinobranie" event in Pezinok.