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Highway firm given green light

THE SLOVAK parliament gave the go-ahead for the establishment of Diaľničná spoločnosť, a highway company, to secure the development, administration, maintenance, and repairs of roads and motorways. The new company will also collect the fees, and later tolls, for the use of highways, the SITA news agency wrote. The company will start operating in 2005.

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Chinese are closer to taking over Košice steelworks

The sale may be completed early next year, according to reports.

U.S. Steel Košice

Third anti-corruption march drew thousands Photo

The only demand that has been met to date is the abrogation of Vladimír Mečiar’s amnesties by parliament.

The anti-corruption march

Slovak water slalom racers start championship with a victory Video

The single canoe slalom team can boast with several records.

l-r: Alexander Slafkovský, Matej Beňuš and Michal Martikán

Blog: In Slovakia, tradition is key

The year round, the calendar is filled to the brim with traditional habits, happenings that seem to go back centuries.

Traditional "vinobranie" event in Pezinok.