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Cabinet to get list of potential SE buyers

THE SLOVAK government's advisor on the sale of electricity producer SE has submitted recommendations for a short list of potential buyers.

"We are ready to present the document at the first session [of the privatisation commission], which has yet to be scheduled," said Peter Mika from the PriceWaterhouseCoopers consultancy that prepared the recommendations.

While declining to comment on the details, PriceWaterhouseCoopers officials have in the past suggested reducing the current number of eight bidders to between four and six.

SE remains one of the last key state-owned industries in Slovakia not yet privatised.

The final decision on the sale will be made by Economy Minister Robert Nemcsics, who was expected to form a privatisation commission shortly before The Slovak Spectator went to press.

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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.

EC: Focus on education and labour market

Some recommendations remain the same as last year.

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No Slovaks among the victims of Manchester attack so far

The representatives of Slovakia have expressed their sympathy to the families of the victims.

Police guard close to the Manchester Arena in Manchester, Britain, on May 23, 2017, a day after an explosion.

Slovak paralympic athletes win gold and bronze at World Championship

Three Slovaks became world champions in table tennis in the TM2 category at the World Paralympic Championship in Bratislava.

L-R: Ján Riapoš, Martin Ludrovský in the Slovakia-Taiwan match at the paralympic world championship, May 19.