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Mečiar to run for presidency

VLADIMÍR Mečiar, the country's three time ex-PM and leader of the Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (HZDS), said that he would announce his candidacy for the presidential post on January 26.

Another candidate, Jozef Prokeš from the non-parliamentary Slovak National Party, said that he would give up his candidacy in favour of Mečiar if the HZDS boss decides to run, the daily Národná Obroda wrote.

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Ministry: Law against puppy farms affects honest breeders

The recently passed law, clamping down on puppy farms will have serious consequences for honest dog breeders and state employees.

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Mihál leaving SaS

Behind his decision is disagreement with the stances of party chair Richard Sulík.

Jozef Mihál (l) and Richard Sulík (r)

Office space expected to grow

The growing economy and falling unemployment rate create a good environment for the growth of companies already established in Slovakia, but also for the arrival of new ones.

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