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Economy Ministry appointment delayed

DESPITE PM Mikuláš Dzurinda delivering Jirko Malchárek's ministerial nomination proposal to the president on September 12, he will have to wait for the president's return from his working trip from USA for an answer.

President Ivan Gašparovič has not said exactly when he will confirm Malchárek's nomination as Economy Minister, the Pravda daily reported.

Malchárek is to replace the temporary Economy Minister, Ivan Mikloš, who is also the Finance Minister. Mikloš took over the running of the economy ministry after its former minister, Pavol Rusko, was dismissed. This followed disputes, both inside Rusko's ANO party and within the ruling coalition, involving promissory notes worth more than Sk100 million (€2.6 million).

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LGBTI people in the regions: We change people’s minds

Bratislava will dress up in rainbow colours this August again, for the seventh time. This will be for the Bratislava Dúhový Pride diversity festival. But the colours of the rainbow are less bright in the regions,…

Slovakia’s LGBTI community seeks to expand their rights.

Things that make us different also make us stronger

On August 19, a rainbow flag will fly over the US Embassy in Bratislava to represent the firm commitment of the United States to defending the human rights of LGBTI people, writes Ambassador Sterling.

The rainbow flag flew over the US Embassy in Bratislava in 2016.

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Bratislava growing high Photo

High-rise buildings sprouting up in Bratislava

Visualisation of the future skyline of Bratislava