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Gross foreign debt at $19 billion

SLOVAKIA's gross foreign debt as of August reached $18.9 billion (€14.68 billion), a slight decrease compared to the previous month.

According to the TASR news agency, the nation's long-term foreign debt rose by $29.7 million (€23.07 million) to $11.3 billion (€8.78 billion).

The gross foreign debt per capita represented $3,520 (€2,734) at the end of August, slightly down from July's $3,534 (€2,745).

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Government ignores anticorruption demands Photo

Protesters gave the government two weeks to fulfil their demands.

Blog: We can always count on the nerds…

Brands need to focus on doing good and that this approach is the only option if they want to stay relevant, credible and even profitable, says Thomas Kolster.

Thomas Kolster speaking

Drivers in Bratislava should prepare for worse traffic

Dissatisfied taxi drivers will go on a protest ride from Petržalka to Lamač on Wednesday.

Taxi drivers protested against Uber already in 2015.

Blog: Underground economy flourishes in the queues

A foreigners' real experience at the foreigners’ police department in Bratislava.

Foreign investors said they would welcome less bureaucracy in Slovakia.