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Almost 11,000 farmers apply for aid

OF THE TOTAL 16,000 applications distributed for direct farming subsidies, farmers completed and returned 10,900 to the Agricultural Paying Agency by the May 14 deadline, the private news agency SITA wrote.

After May 14, farmers still have 25 days to send their applications, but these subsidies will be cut by 1 percent for each day they are late.

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Cloud computing becomes a standard

External servers are now much more secure than local business ones, according to experts.

Slovak firms have their eyes on the cloud.

Slovaks drink less and less

Behind the decline in alcohol consumption is, for example, the abandoning of the habit of drinking at work – typical especially during communism, according to an expert.

Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

President Andrej Kiska addressed UN commenting poverty, instability and climate change.

President Andrej Kiska

Arca Capital enters the banking sector

Czech and Slovak financial group acquires a majority share in Austrian private bank Wiener Privatbank.

Bank, illustrative stock photo