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Energy liberalisation weeks away

THE SLOVAK energy market takes its first step towards liberalisation in October when an Economy Ministry rule takes effect allowing large electricity consumers to begin importing some of their energy needs.

Yearly users of over 100 GWh will be able to import up to one-twelfth the electricity they used over the previous year. As of January 2003, users of at least 40GWh annually will be able to import up to a third of their needs, while in 2004 users of over 20GWh will be able to import up to two-thirds.

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EU roaming fees to end on June 15 – in theory

Slovak customers still waiting to find out how mobile operators will implement change.

Archaeologist pieces together early history of what is now western Slovakia Photo

For an archaeologist, the most important thing is his most recent rare discovery, says Július Vavák.

Students visited Svätý Jur as part of their European Wanderer project

How to sell Slovak books to English readers

Slovak literature makes it to the big bookstores of London, but it is unlikely to become a bestseller yet.

On Wednesday, Slovak literature will be presented in one of the biggest bookstores in London. Among the new books translated into English is also the anthology of current Slovak prose selected and translated by Magdalena Mullek and Júlia Sherwood.

General Prosecutor filed a motion for the dissolution of ĽSNS

The Slovak Supreme Court received a motion to dissolve the extreme right ĽSNS party founded and led by Marian Kotleba.

Jaromír Čižnár