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TA3 TV gets new director

MARTIN Ilavský has replaced Michal Gučík as director of the private TA3 TV news channel, the SITA newswire reported.

MARTIN Ilavský has replaced Michal Gučík as director of the private TA3 TV news channel, the SITA newswire reported.

Ilavský leaves his current position as general director of Slovenská Grafia, a member of Grafobal Group, which like TA3 is controlled by businessman Ivan Kmotrík. Ilavský said his appointment was a statement of trust and that he regards the job as a great responsibility.

He told SITA that he will concentrate on the commercial side of TA3's operations and not on changing the news station's programme structure.

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PM Fico before Smer congress: I don’t want to run for president

At the party congress, vice-chairman of the ruling party, Marek Maďarič, has been replaced by Richard Raši. Otherwise, no major changes have taken place.

L-R: PM Robert Fico, outgoing Žilina governor adn Smer vice-chair Juraj Blanár, Culture Minister and resigned vice-chair Marke Maďarič, and his successor in party position, Košice Mayor Richard Raši at Decemebr 9 congress.

The increasingly rare wood grouse is being driven out of Slovakia's forests

Foresters plant too many trees in bare areas destroying the natural habitat of western capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus).

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Automation is finding its way

Autonomous vehicles and process connections through Logistics 4.0 are the biggest trends in Slovakia.

Online retailer Amazon opened its new returns centre in Sereď in mid-November.