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VW expands its Bratislava plant

Volkswagen (VW) invested DM 130 million into its Bratislava subsidiary between 1992 and 1994, representing 12 percent of total foreign investment in Slovakia, Trend reported on November 8. VW is considering increasing its investment over the next two years by DM 80 million.

The number of cars produced at the Bratislava plant has increased from 2,230 in 1992 to an expected 20,000 this year, and in 1996 an increase of an additional 10,000 cars is anticipated. Meanwhile, the plant's work force has grown from 434 in 1992 to 1,800. Sales in Slovakia have recently been hurt by a cabinet decision to temporarily eliminate the customs fee on imported cars.

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Sagan rewrites history Video

Cyclist Peter Sagan becomes the first man to win three consecutive world championships.

When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

President Andrej Kiska

Námestie Slobody gets facelift Photo

The architectural tender will gather ideas for the redesign of the biggest square in Bratislava

Námestie Slobody will be redesigned into a kind of living room in the city.

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.

Nature Theatre of Oklahoma: Pursuit of Happiness