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Nomura sold out

Bratislava's District Court agreed on decreasing the equity of VÚB Kupón from 10 billion Sk ($333.3 million) to 6.87 billion Sk ($229 million) by declaring invalid the 3.14 million shares owned by Nomura International. Nomura is no longer a shareholder in VÚB Kupón. The assets were transferred to The International Slovak and Czech Investment Fund, which was founded by Nomura. VÚB, Inc. sold Nomura's 29 percent stake for 2.18 billion Sk, or 750 Sk per share.

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Slovakia remains unknown in convention business

Ten MICE events in 2017 should bring almost €6.5 million to Bratislava.

The GLOBSEC security forum is one of the regular MICE events in Slovakia since 2005.

Kotleba should be defeated in election, not banned

More constitutional can be less democratic, and it is not clear that it always has the intended result. Perhaps the clearest historical case came with the rise of the Nazis in Germany.

Marian Kotleba

Slovakia to leave NATO is a hoax

The Slovak Spectator brings you a selection of hoaxes that appeared over the past week.

Some peple gathered at Slavin in Bratislava brought ani-NATO banners.

Fico: We cannot allow multi-speed EU to become divisive Video

Final session of the 12th edition of Globsec 2017 featured Slovak PM Robert Fico, Czech PM Bohuslav Sobotka, and President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, in a panel entitled European (Dis)Union?

Donald Tusk, Robert Fico, and Bohuslav Sobotka (left to right)