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A TV PROGRAMME IN ENGLISH COVERING THE MOST IMPORTANT EVENTS IN SLOVAKIA OVER THE PAST WEEK (VIDEO INCLUDED)

This week in Slovakia

Content of programme: Slovakia wins on eurosummit demands; Mobsters in custody after police foil hit; Privatization plans gather pace; Mobile operators to pay for license extensions; Bear research contract questioned

Content of programme:


Slovakia wins on eurosummit demands;
Mobsters in custody after police foil hit;
Privatization plans gather pace;
Mobile operators to pay for license extensions;
Bear research contract questioned

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Slovakia got most of what it wanted out of a two-day European Union summit last week, including a promise that the country’s prized flat tax would be off-limits to Brussels.


A Bratislava mobster and four of his gang members are in custody after police foiled a hit they had planned on one of their own.


The cabinet has given the green light to plans to sell 100 percent stakes in the country’s six heating plants as privatization sales resume following a four-year freeze under the leftist Fico government.


The country’s two original mobile operators, Orange and Slovak Telekom, are facing demands that they be forced to pay to have their GSM licenses extended later this year.


The LSO company based in Bardejov has a 1.1 million euro contract to study up to 15 bears over the next four years.


Comment section on the article at 29. Mar 2011 at 0:00

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