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German Mannesmann chooses Slovakia

ONE of the biggest plastic producers, the German concern Mannesmann Plastics Machinery, plans to invest in Slovakia, the daily SME wrote.

The investor announced its decision last week, and the Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency (SARIO) confirmed the firm's choice of Slovakia over Poland.

SARIO officials were reluctant to share details about the investment, which should be located in Martin, in the northern part of the country.

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The unemployment rate continued its downward trend in December

The problem of unemployment in Slovakia is not the lack of jobs but the unsuitable structure for job seekers.

A Slovak prisoner tattooed in Auschwitz, remained silent until he grew very old

Lale Sokolov fell in love in the concentration camp; only those close to him knew his story.

A tattoo, illustrative stock photo

Kiska: Only president can bestow awards

President Andrej Kiska turned to Constitutional Court over the law on state awards recently passed by the government.

President Andrej Kiska granting awards, January 1, 2018