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Japan: General facts

Political system: Parliamentary democracy with constitutional monarchy

Central Tokyo(Source: TASR)

Political system: Parliamentary democracy with constitutional monarchy

Capital: Tokyo

Total area: 377,915 square kilometres

Population: 127 million

Language: Japanese

Currency: Yen

Source: www.cia.gov/library, the Embassy of Japan

Topic: Foreigners in Slovakia

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President will not appoint Pellegrini cabinet as proposed

There should be no people who could raise independence concerns, Kiska suggests. Pellegrini has until Friday to submit a new proposal.

Andrej Kiska

Pellegrini’s cabinet bets on a non-partisan interior minister

Nine ministers remain unchanged, the interior to be led by “a man from Drucker’s team”. Here are the names Pellegrini wants in his cabinet.

Jozef Ráž is proposed to become the new interior minister.

Tax assignation fetches record funds

More than one half of companies do not assign corporate taxes to non-government organisations.

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Politics is not filth, it concerns all of us

Who falls asleep in democracy, wakes up in totalitarianism.

Bratislava For a Decent Slovakia protest March 16, 2018.