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Slovakia lags behind in foreign investment

The Slovak Statistical Office reported that direct foreign investment rose zto a total of $660.8 million by the end of 1995's third quarter, an increase of 12.8 percent over the previous quarter. Though that is the highest quarterly increase this year and Slovakia boasts solid macreconomic indicators, cumulative foreign investment lags behind that in other Visegrad countries. As of the end of September, foreign capital from 85 countries had been invested in 8,469 organizations. Austria surpassed Germany in the latest quarter as the country's largest single investor, followed by Germany, the Czech Republic, the US and France.

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Camping in a tree? Try it in Bratislava

A creaking wooden floor and the wind swaying the branches of trees around you. Have you ever wondered how it would feel to spend a night in a tree house?

The tree-house at Kačín

Bratislava’s main railway station is getting a face lift

The derelict station still has to wait for its complete rebuild though.

The main railway station in Bratislava.

Wizz Air: Luggage changes have to wait until we train our staff

Clients of the Wizz Air airline will no longer have to pay for bigger hand luggage with a new service to be launched in late October.

Highways do not solve problems in hunger valleys

Recent analysis says that districts also need quality human capital, but the transport minister questions the results.

D1 highway, illutsrative stock photo