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Budget tax income higher than expected

THE 2002 state budget's overall income from taxes was 4.8 per cent higher than predicted, with corporate taxes over 22 per cent above target, in what government officials called a vindication of the principle that lower tax rates would increase budget tax income.

Corporate taxes were cut to 25 per cent, effective last year, drawing claims that the budget would suffer.

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Námestie Slobody gets facelift Photo

The architectural tender will gather ideas for the redesign of the biggest square in Bratislava

Námestie Slobody will be redesigned into a kind of living room in the city.

When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

President Andrej Kiska

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.

Nature Theatre of Oklahoma: Pursuit of Happiness

Foreign rocket engines for North Korea: Why?

For Russia, the path to a weakened China could be through a major nuclear accident in North Korea.