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€740 million invested in past six months

OVER the past six months, 33 investment projects have been launched in Slovakia, creating some 7,000 new jobs, New Citizen's Alliance leader and Economy Minister Pavol Rusko said at a party news conference on May 1 in Bratislava.

The projects, including the network of suppliers for the major Korean investor KIA/Hyundai, represent investments worth €740 million in total. In addition to the directly created jobs, the projects will indirectly create a further 13,000 jobs in the network of sub-suppliers expected to emerge to meet the needs of the major investors.

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Šumiac breaks sweat record: first sauna to be revived

The sauna built in Šumiac by miller Michal Demo after returning from Russian captivity was the first one not just in Slovakia but in the entire former Czechoslovakia. Now it can be saved and re-used.

The construction of first Slovak sauna in Šumiac

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between August 18 and August 27, as well as regular services in different languages, training for foreigners in English and highlights of the year.

Pivobrana - Beer Festival

Have you ever climbed a via ferrata? Photo

In central Slovakia, there is one also suitable for beginners. Here are some of the views it offers.

Agrokomplex opens its gates Photo

This year’s exhibition has more discussions with experts and a family programme.