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Chemko Strážske boss missing

THE HEAD of the board of directors of chemical firm Chemko Strážske went missing on June 6, but police are reluctant to provide more information.

According to the Slovak daily SME, the businessman Milan Špak was last spotted at a petrol station in the village of Zelenec. The daily speculated that he could either have been kidnapped by the mafia, or could have plotted his own disappearance to avoid possible trouble with the Slovak underworld.

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North-south gas interconnection moves closer

Slovak gas projects will receive finances from the European Union.

Gas transmitter Eustream

Stopping extremism before it starts

Schools in Slovakia must do a better job of developing their students’ critical thinking skills from an early age, US envoy says.

Danko’s popularity keeps falling

The SNS chair suffers mostly because of the controversial military promotion and his following actions.

Lack of qualified labour needs to be addressed

After visiting carmaker PSA in Trnava, PM Fico says that people do not want to work even for more than €1,300.

PSA Groupe Slovakai in Trnava