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Prosecution launched in Cassovia transfer

POLICE anti-corruption investigators began a criminal prosecution for embezzlement against an unnamed offender in the case of the transfer of Sk1.5 billion (€39 million) from the National Agency for the Development of Small and Medium-sized Businesses (NADSME), to the private company Cassovia BIC, the daily SME reported.

The money was transferred to Cassovia on August 22 without the approval of the NADSME board.

The suspicious transfer was one of the reasons for the recall of ex-Economy Minister Pavol Rusko. According to SME, police are also investigating why Ľudovít Balco, the former head of NADSME, approved the transfer and whether he was acting under orders from Rusko.

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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.

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.

Foreigners: Events around Slovakia Photo

Tips for performances and other events in Slovak regions between August 18 and 27, including an air show, a multi-genre urban festival, a clown show, a festival of teamsters, a golf tournament, and a lot of music.

Slávncia Airshow 2012