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Public radio SRo in the red

THE STATE run public broadcaster Slovak Radio (SRo) ended last year with a loss of Sk62 million (€1.53 million), and, according to the daily SME, it expects the figure to double this year, reaching Sk123 million (€3.03 million).

SRo has been holding talks for a bank loan worth Sk60 million (€1.48 million) to reform its operations. SRo has also demanded that the state release Sk230 million (€5.67 million) in funding assistance. The Finance Ministry has not yet agreed on the final sum.

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Kysuce highway stalled due to missing money

Money is missing to finish the section of highway between Žilina and Poland, stopping the completion of the D3 highway project.

Road-blocking protest in Povina, Kysuce, demanding completion of highway bypass - February 16.

Slovak film won Generation Kplus section at Berlinale

The film Little Harbour that won the Crystal Bear – beating movies from many other countries - is the work of (mostly) Slovak women.

Director of Little Harbour, Iveta Grófová, with the Cristal Bear

State insulation falls behind expectations, ministry widens support

Only 134 homeowners in the first round and 62 in the second applied for a subsidy via the insulation programme.

Only 134 homeowners in the first round and 62 in the second applied for a subsidy via the state insulation programme. Illustration stock photo

US philosopher with Slovak roots, Michael Novak, dies

The man who advised politicians and even presidents Gerald Ford and James Carter died on February 17, aged 83.

Michael Novak