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  1. Slovaks visit AgCenter Food Incubator with hopes of starting their ownRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Slovak University of Agriculture scientists MariA n TokA r and VladimA ra KASazovickA , at left, listen as LSU AgCenter Vice Chancellor John Russin explains services at the AgCenter's Food Incubator. KASazovickA and TokA r want to launch a similar incubator at their university.

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  2. Jaguar Land Rover seen parking new manufacturing plant in Central EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Radio Prague

    Rumours are circulating that a major car manufacturer is eyeing up locations in Central Europe for a new plant. And top of the range producer Jaguar Land Rover, owned by India's Tata Motors, is usually singled out as the likely investor.

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  3. UPDATED: Report: Slovakia a finalist to host new car plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Slovak Spectator

    SLOVAKIA and Poland are said to be the last two countries competing for a new unspecified car plant while final decision could be made in the summer 2015, the public service RTVS published on May 20. According to the report, the new plant could create jobs for 8,000 people in an industrial zone in Nitra, which has 400 hectares big land. Nitra is currently working on connection of the park with R1 highway.

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  4. Report: Slovakia a finalist to host new car plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Slovak Spectator

    SLOVAKIA and Poland are said to be the last two countries competing for a new unspecified car plant while final decision could be made in the summer 2015, the public service RTVS published on May 20. According to the report, the new plant could create jobs for 8,000 people in an industrial zone in Nitra, which has 400 hectares big land. Nitra is currently working on connection of the park with R1 highway.

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  5. A feast of culture: Museums to throw open their doors.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Slovak Spectator

    The idea dates back to 1977 when 108 national committees supported a resolution designating a day in May to celebrate arts at a price that would be within the reach of anyone. Seven years ago, the French initiative Nuit EuropA enne des MusA es, the European Night of Museums, also supported the initiative.

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  6. Aeromobil Flying Car crash lands after driver deploys parachuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | India Auto News

    The world's first flying car, which is expected to go on sale by 2017, has crash landed while on test flight. The driver / pilot at the time of accident was none other than Stefan Klein, co-owner and inventor of the flying car.

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  7. Fico reportedly pondering production of Russian weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Slovak Spectator

    THE PRODUCTION of Russian weapons in Slovakia may be among the topics discussed at the meeting of Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico and Russian President Vladimir Putin at their June 2 meeting. Fico said so in his interview with Russian TASS newswire during his visit to Moscow, where he, as one of a few European leaders, went to celebrate the 70th anniversary of World War II's end, the Sme daily reported.

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  8. Industrial production upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Slovak Spectator

    It was affected mostly by the growth in industrial manufacturing , mining and quarrying , and electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply . "The data from the beginning of the year indicate that the Slovak industry began to restore, with the growth being distributed among several industrial sectors," Lubomir Korsnak, analyst with UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, wrote in a memo.

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  9. SACR starts fight for holidaymakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Slovak Spectator

    THE SLOVAK Tourist Board will address potential tourists to Slovakia with an advertising campaign at the Eurosport TV channel that will be running with the broadcasts of the most watched sporting events. "More than 100 million people in 53 countries saw the SACR spots last year," SACR head Marta Kucerova said, as quoted by the SITA newswire.

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  10. Slovakia needs defeat the USARead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Slovak Spectator

    To get there, they will have to defeat the US team during regular time and Belarus will have to lose its game against Norway, also during regular time. In such a case, Slovakia and Belarus will have 11 points each.

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  11. Automotive suppliers expect growth, complain about labour shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Slovak Spectator

    As many as 61 percent of automotive industry suppliers in Slovakia expect a certain amount of growth in production and revenues in 2015, according to the latest survey conducted by PwC in cooperation with the Slovak Automotive Institute and the Automotive Industry Association . "Expectations for 2015 are optimistic again, with as many as 61 percent of suppliers confirming - despite various uncertainties - that they expect slight or significant growth in revenues and the volume of production," Peter Mrnka, PwC's specialist for the automotive industry said when introducing results of the survey on May 11 as cited by the TASR newswire.

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  12. ING Bank expands in SlovakiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Slovak Spectator

    ING Bank stopped offering banking services to households some time ago, but recently, it has announced a huge expansion as it is building a shared service centre in Bratislava. As also the Swiss Re re-insurance company, Deutsche Telekom and Swiss Holcim companies have similar plans, CEO of ING Bank in Slovakia, MariA n TatA r, told the HospodA rske noviny daily that the quantitative easing can brisk up the crediting of companies.

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  13. Kalinak's cynicismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Slovak Spectator

    HUNDREDS of thousands of migrants will again set sail across the Mediterranean this summer, fleeing war and poverty in North Africa. The flow of people in crowded, leaky boats has become a crisis for Europe.

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  14. Falling wooden boards kill a boy in hypermarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Slovak Spectator

    A three-year old boy became the victim of falling wooden boards in the Baumax DIY outlet in Zilina on May 10. The tragedy is now being investigated by the police as well as the company itself, while occupational safety experts examine whether security regulations were kept, the TASR newswire wrote. The accident happened on Sunday shortly after noon.

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  15. German investor plans strategic plant in PrievidzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Slovak Spectator

    BROSE Fahrzeugteile, the German automotive supplies company, plans to build a strategic plant in Prievidza, investing 50 million and creating 600 jobs. Prime Minister Robert Fico sees this to be an excellent alternative to the region of Upper Nitra, previously highly engaged in coal mining, but which is now in decline, the SITA newswire reported.

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  16. Government halts sale of Slovak Telekom shares via stock exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Slovak Spectator

    THE FLOATING of Slovak Telekom shares on the stock exchange over the past couple of days has set the value of the state's 49-percent stake in the company at 750 million which is the minimum price laid down by the government. However, it has decided to put a halt to the stock exchange sale in light of a new bid, Finance and Economy Minister Peter Kazimir said on May 7. Kazimir added that overall demand on the stock exchange reached 1.6-times the volume of the shares on offer.

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  17. Teach for Slovakia looks for special teachers for elementary schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Slovak Spectator

    Within the two-year paid job, selected graduates will get the chance to help improve the future prospects of children from disadvantaged backgrounds. The graduates from diverse study courses and also young professionals can apply until May 31. The goal of the programme is to attract leaders to the Slovak education system, and thus to start changing it, NaA a KasalovA of Teach for Slovakia informed the SITA newswire.

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  18. Foreign trade achieves record surplusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Slovak Spectator

    The total export of goods reached the value of a 5,958.5 million with a year-on-year growth of 6.5 percent, the Slovak Statistics Office wrote on May 11. The total import of goods rose by 2.5 percent to a 5,379.4 million. The foreign trade balance was in surplus by a 229.8 million than in March 2014.

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  19. Time for the maypoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Slovak Spectator

    PUTTING UP maypoles is a tradition that dates back to the ancient times. Usually tallest tress were stripped of branches and bark with only the treetop left, and the post was erected to protect from evil spirits and illnesses.

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  20. Europe's first flying car crashes on test flight - with its creator insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Metro UK News

    ... made available on 11 May 2015 showing a flying car called AeroMobil after in crashed during a test flight in Nitra, Slovakia on 08 May 2015. Pilot and chief designer Stefan Klein (not in the picture) wasn't injured. EPA/MIRIAM HOJCUSOVA Its creators ...

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