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Rail tender may be scrapped for want of cash

New Transport Minister Pavol Prokopovič says a tender for new rail cars for the state-owned ŽS rail firm, whose scandalous handling toppled the previous Transport Minister, may not be re-staged for lack of money.

This summer, former Transport Minister Jozef Macejko was forced out of office after apparently trying to influence the choice of a tender commission headed by Prime Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda’s brother.

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Coalition only agrees on how to talk. But what will they talk about?

Budget talks to decide on concrete policies. Danko wants airplanes, Fico wants better pay for nights and weekends.

Danko, Fico, Bugar.

Cloud computing becomes a standard

External servers are now much more secure than local business ones, according to experts.

Slovak firms have their eyes on the cloud.

Slovaks drink less and less

Behind the decline in alcohol consumption is, for example, the abandoning of the habit of drinking at work – typical especially during communism, according to an expert.

Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

President Andrej Kiska addressed UN commenting poverty, instability and climate change.

President Andrej Kiska