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  1. Sony benefits from using PiraeusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | EKathimerini

    Every week three or four Trainose trains, each consisting of 38 carriages, depart from Piraeus carrying as many containers of Sony merchandize destined for Slovakia, where the Japanese elctronics giant assembles TV sets to cover the needs of its European market. Sony Hellas head Yiannis Gratsonis says that this forwarding project has long stopped being in the pilot phase and now covers all the basic supply needs of the Sony factory in Nitra, western Slovakia.

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  2. Los Angeles D-Fenders add Ater MajokRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | InsideHoops

    The Los Angeles D-Fenders have acquired forward/center Ater Majok, it was announced today by General Manger Nick Mazzella. Drafted out of UCONN in the second round of the 2011 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers, Majok appeared in three Summer League games with the Lakers before signing with BK SPU Nitra of Slovakia.

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  3. Byekwaso's 2014 achievements stood out in a bad seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | New Vision

    Having failed to organize even a single event in the year ending, one can easily conclude that the Uganda Body Building and Fitness Association and the Bodybuilding sport in Uganda are on their death bed. But despite the continued lack of sponsorship for local competitions individuals continued working behind the scenes in different gyms around the country and from their personal achievements the sport could 'resurrect' in the coming years.

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  4. Fico discusses opposition and social measures during Smer's congressRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Slovak Spectator

    PROTESTS, a social measures package and the opposition were among the issues of the Smer congress held in Nitra on December 6. In his speech Prime Minister and Smer chairman Robert Fico said that the opposition does not know how to compete with Smer and all it can offer is hatred and an effort to paint the most negative possible picture of Smer. "According to the opposition, Smer MPs are riff-raff and Smer voters, idiots.

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  5. Countrywide EventsRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | Slovak Spectator

    Bratislava CONCERT: CASSANDRA Wilson, the two-time Grammy laureate who started in jazz and later developed her own style, merging blues, country, soul, rock and most recently also hip-hop, returns to Bratislava after 15 years to give a concert on December 11 at 20:00 at NovA ScA na theatre at A1 2ivnostenskA 1 in Bratislava. Tickets for her performance cost a 40-a 55 and can be bought through 02/5293-3321 or www.ticketportal.sk.

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  6. UPDATED: Countrywide EventsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Slovak Spectator

    CONCERT: Renowned countertenor Max Emanuel CenA ic is considered one of the greatest singers in the world in his category; he received the Best Singer 2003 award from the German musical magazine Opernwelt. He performs famous arias, as well as pieces from less-known or undiscovered operas in prestigious opera houses, at festivals and on tours.

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  7. Former international joins Clan soccer ranksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Burnaby Now

    Kevin Harmse will join SFU's soccer coaching staff following a 12-year career in the MLS Photograph By courtesy of Bob Frid/whitecapsfc.com Former Major League Soccer player and Canadian International Kevin Harmse has joined Simon Fraser University as an assistant coach with the men's soccer program, Clan head coach Alan Koch announced today. The 30-year-old Harmse played professionally for 12 years and spent time with five different clubs in his MLS career, including three seasons with Whitecaps FC and two seasons with Toronto FC.

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  8. Countrywide EventsRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | Slovak Spectator

    CONCERT: Renowned countertenor Max Emanuel CenA ic is considered one of the greatest singers in the world in his category; he received the Best Singer 2003 award from the German musical magazine Opernwelt. He performs famous arias, as well as pieces from less-known or undiscovered operas in prestigious opera houses, at festivals and on tours.

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  9. Smer's Pellegrini takes up speaker roleRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 27 | Slovak Spectator

    PRIME Minister Robert Fico has picked a rising star of his Smer party, Peter Pellegrini, to become the speaker of parliament after Pavol Paska resigned from the key constitutional post on the heels of a scandal, and alleged corruption, surrounding overpriced medical equipment. Pellegrini has changed jobs several times in recent months: from a state secretary at the Finance Ministry he replaced Dusan Caplovic as education minister, and after a brief stop there he is now moving to parliamentary speaker.

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  10. Supporting investments in SlovakiaRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Slovak Spectator

    Investment aid is regional support aimed at encouraging investments and creating new jobs in Slovakia. Individuals and legal entities that are authorised to do business in Slovakia, and whose investment activities and projects meet the conditions of the Act on Investment Aid are eligible for investment aid.

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  11. Investment highlightsRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Slovak Spectator

    Slovakia got the fourth telecommunications operator. Due to the investment of 50 million, Swan expects to gain 500,000 clients within two years.

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  12. Residential supply and demand balancedRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Slovak Spectator

    The development of residential real estate is reflected by especially favourable credit conditions, but also better than pre-crisis layouts of new residencies when large apartments meant high prices. Residential real estate remains to be most expensive in the Slovak capital, Bratislava.

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  13. Smer strongman Paska steps downRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Slovak Spectator

    ONE of the ruling Smer party's key strongmen, Pavol Paska, resigned as speaker of parliament the same night as municipal elections, overshadowing reports on outcomes of mayoral races across Slovakia. Paska's departure came on the heels of two rallies fuelled by anger at a widely criticised tender for an overpriced computer tomography device set for purchase by a financially ailing hospital.

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  14. White Crows awardedRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Slovak Spectator

    ZUZANA Pechociakova, a doctor of the Faculty Hospital in Nitra who pointed out an altered medical record; fired inspector Lubica Lapinova who revealed shady public tenders; and Oleg Pastier, a key figure in the civil samizdat movement during the communist regime, received the White Crow Award on November 17. Granted by the political ethics watchdog Fair-Play Alliance and Via Iuris legal think-tank, the project honours Slovaks who took personal risks as whistleblowers by challenging unethical or corrupt behaviour, as well as those who display civic bravery and integrity.

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  15. Nitro Founder Celebrated as Australian EY Emerging Entrepreneur of the YearRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... Nitro is headquartered in downtown San Francisco with offices in Melbourne, Australia; Dublin, Ireland; Nitra, Slovakia; and St. Petersburg, Russia. One of the fastest-growing private companies in the world, Nitro is also a multiple Inc. 500/5000, ...

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  16. Independents surge, Smer gains on oppositionRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Slovak Spectator

    FEEDING on voters' frustration with traditional parties, independent candidates led the way in municipal races on November 15, taking some 38 percent of the mayoral seats across the country. Bratislava went to an independent candidate, Ivo Nesrovnal, who in a closely watched race defeated the incumbent Smer-backed independent Milan Ftacnik, and Milan Knazko, who also ran as an independent backed by a number of opposition parties.

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  17. Slovak art is more individual,Read the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | Slovak Spectator

    GREAT political events and historical milestones are natural subjects of artworks and cultural projects - but it seems that sometimes time plays a crucial role. Events more than a thousand years old, like the coming of evangelists Cyril and Methodius to the territory of present-day Slovakia in 860 or the developments of the Great Moravian Empire as a whole, are more common and satisfactory topics for artists than the events that formed Slovak history only a few decades ago - the November Revolution of 1989, also called the Velvet Revolution.

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  18. Naperville seeking volunteers for two commissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Daily Herald

    ... personal links through city-to-city affiliations and exchanging ideas and experiences with Sister Cities Nitra, Slovakia, and Patzcuaro, Mexico. The commission is regularly scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month, unless ...

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  19. CT scandal rocks politicsRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Slovak Spectator

    PRIME Minister Robert Fico was unable to calm the storm around the shady purchase of an overpriced computer tomography device by a financially ailing hospital in Piestany as he sacked Smer nominee Zuzana Zvolenska from the post of Health Minister and Renata Zmajkovicova, a key Smer official, who sat at the top of the hospital's supervisory board, as parliamentary Deputy Speaker. The opposition is calling for the head of Speaker of Parliament Pavol Paska for what they call his links to the firm Medical Group SK, which won the dubious tender.

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  20. [Locked] Nitra baked the biggest breadRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Slovak Spectator

    NITRA ba-kers celebrated October 16, World Bread Day, by baking the record loaf in Slovakia. The "classical consumer wheat-rye bread" was 229 centimetres long, 83 centimetres wide and weighed 36 kilograms, thus becoming the biggest bread in the history of Slovakia and making it into the Slovak Book of Records.

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