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Šramko nominated for IMF and EBRD

IVAN Šramko, who replaced Marián Jusko as governor of Slovakia's Central Bank (NBS) this month, has been nominated as Slovakia's representative on the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Until now Jusko held that position.

By the same token, Šramko, who will serve as NBS governor for the next six years, becomes an alternate governor in the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the TASR news agency wrote.

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Being a caregiver was an empty life

The fatal accident of the van carrying Slovak caregivers has opened a discussion on how these women work and live. The job agencies abuse both the drivers and the caregivers, a former caregiver in Austria, Angelika…

Angelika Horňáková

Slovaks produced an electric bike with the help of 3D printer Photo

The electrically-powered bicycle, claimed as the first in the world by its producer, costs the same amount as a new passenger car.

Electric bike by Kinazo Design

The day Prague fell

It is pointless to talk about the wins and losses of Czech political parties - the one who lost is the Czech Republic.

Andrej Babiš celebrates his election victory.

Transport bothers Bratislava Region

The smallest region in Slovakia has several specifics affecting various fields that will have to be addressed by respective regional authorities.

Candidates for the post of Bratislava Region's governor attending the discussion organised by the Sme daily (l-r): Juraj Droba, Milan Ftáčnik, Rudolf Kusý and Pavol Frešo.