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  1. Union at PSA Peugeot Citroen Trnava announces strike alertRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    THE TRADE union at the PSA Peugeot Citroen plant in Trnava announced May 22 that it was going into strike alert as of noon on the same day following the failure of a mediator from the Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Ministry to arrange an agreement with the employer on collective bargaining. "We're also beginning to collect signatures in order to announce a full-fledged strike," trade union vice-chairman Marek Vitek told the TASR newswire.

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  2. The rise and fall of Slovak castlesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    NOWADAYS Slovakia is recognised as the world leader in car production per capita. What is less well known is that this country also has the highest number of castles per person.

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  3. Most Slovaks left from Presov RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    However, the history of Slovakia has been one of migration for centuries, VladimA r BalA A3 4 from the Institute for Forecasting of the Slovak Academy of Sciences pointed out for the Sme daily. In the 19th century, Slovaks tended to emigrate en masse to the US and Canada, and in the 20th century mainly to Bohemia and Moravia.

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  4. Peter Leo: Visit to Hungary proves unsettling but inspiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    I am sitting in a comfortable, well-appointed suburban home. Mom and Dad, in their early 40s, have impressive jobs with multi-national corporations.

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  5. Bulgaria Backs Idea for Gas Ring with Romania, Hungary, SlovakiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Sofia News Agency

    Bulgaria , Hungary , Romania and Slovakia have signed a joint declaration supporting the idea to link their countries' gas transmission systems, Hungary 's Foreign Minister PA ter SzijjA rtA3 announced on Thursday evening. The idea is to build interconnections of existing gas supply infrastructure that would greatly increase the energy security of all four countries, portfolio.hu quoted SzijjA rtA3 as saying Hungarian public television M1.

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  6. Two storms caused damage in Kliestina and Hatne, Poprad under flood alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Slovak Spectator

    TWO STRONG afternoon storms on May 20 caused the KlieA tina brook - which is normally just a few centimetres deep - to overflow and flood local the road, gardens and cellars. The KlieA tina brook is an unregulated right-side tributary of the MarikovA Brook in the PovaA3 4skA Bystrica district in western Slovakia, and on that day, it grew so wild that it tore down fences, damaged roads and flooded gardens and yards in villages of KlieA tina and HatnA , and later also some nearby municipalities.

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  7. Shame on Freso; shame on usRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Slovak Spectator

    IN A nutshell: the NKAs is supposed to act as a non-partisan check on government, auditing state contracts and vetting public institutions to expose malfeasance. In practice, it has never fulfilled its important mission.

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  8. Investors Reap 20% on Budapest Rentals as Tourism GrowsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Bloomberg

    Years after housing prices in most European capitals rebounded from the financial crisis, Budapest's market is finally showing signs of life . Hungarian and foreign investors are buying apartments at prices still below their pre-crisis peak and earning robust returns.

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  9. Czech Republic ready to back EU naval mission but opposed to mandatory migrant quotasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Radio Prague

    The Czech Republic on Monday gave its full backing to EU plans to establish a naval force to combat people-smuggling in the Mediterranean where more than 1,800 migrants have died since the beginning of the year. However the Czech authorities remain opposed to the idea of adopting national quotas for housing migrants, which they say would create unforeseen problems.

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  10. Slovak Bishops: Pope's meeting with Bezak was privateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Slovak Spectator

    THE MEETING of Pope Francis and Trnava Archbishop RA3bert BezA k, accompanied by Prague Cardinal Miroslav Vlk on April 10 in the Vatican City was of a private nature, the press department of the Conference of Slovak Bishops informed TASR on May 18. Pope Francis I received BezA k on April 10. The audience was long wished for by the latter, and supported by his previous meeting with the Pope during a wider general audience at the Vatican, by intervention of Vlk. The April 9 visit by Slovak President Andrej Kiska may have also played a role.

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  11. Police rector's suspended sentence deemed too softRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Slovak Spectator

    THE THREE year suspended sentence given to VA clav KrajnA k, the former head of the Police Corps Academy in Bratislava, for accepting abribe is too mild, according to Bratislava Regional Court judge Peter Samko, the Sme daily wrote on May 19. "I took a look on this case with the aim that I could spark discussion about it and Specialised Court will present its arguments," Samko said, as quoted by the daily. "Maybe it decided in right way but I think that it is not in line with the legislation."

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  12. Slovak aid to Nepal remains groundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Slovak Spectator

    THOUGH three weeks have passed since the devastating earthquake in Nepal, the government is still struggling to transport six tons of humanitarian aid to the stricken country because Slovak airplanes are not able to land there. Slovak humanitarian organisations have also criticise the government for providing 30,000 in financial aid to the foreign humanitarian organisation World Vision International instead of domestic ones.

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  13. Activists launch petition against hydroelectric power plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Slovak Spectator

    ACTIVISTS oppose the planned construction of the small hydroelectric power plant on the Danube flowing through Eliasovce, a part of the Novy Zivot village in Trnava Region. The investor of the new power plant received the building permission from the local authority in Trnava in April.

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  14. Slovakia's share in Slovak Telekom sold for a 900 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Slovak Spectator

    Of this sum, 100 million will be sent to the special account and will be used for potential court proceedings. Both sides also agreed on paying out the dividends for last year's performance of ST amounting to 16 million.

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  15. Carmakers accused of paying too littleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Slovak Spectator

    FinStat, a website that analyses the data of companies operating in Slovakia, points out that carmakers are paying only a fraction of what employees bring the companies in the form of added value. The difference in pay is the biggest at Kia Motors Slovakia where the average monthly wage is about 1,300, the Sme daily wrote.

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  16. VCI Packaging Manufacturer Expands European Presence Second Time in Eight YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | 24-7 Press Release

    The European division of U.S.-based Daubert Cromwell LLC has expanded its facilities to accommodate a larger sales and customer service presence and support the significant growth of its corrosion inhibitor packaging business. "This move represents our commitment to establish Daubert Cromwell GmbH as the premiere supplier of quality VCI packaging to customers throughout the EU," said Martin J. Simpson, President and CEO of Daubert Cromwell and Geschaftsfuhrer of Daubert Cromwell GmbH.

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  17. German navy to rescue migrants then sink boatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Deutsche Welle

    German naval ships have been ordered to sink migrant ships in the Mediterranean after rescuing passengers, according to a report. Bundeswehr rules also call for rescued migrants to sleep on ship decks.

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  18. France joins opposition to EU quota plan for migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    France has joined a chorus of voices opposing a European Union plan to ease pressure on nations dealing with an influx of Mediterranean migrants by establishing a quota system to share the burden. Prime Minister Manuel Valls says he opposes the proposed plan to set maximum refugee limits for each country in the EU based on population, employment levels and other factors.

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  19. Galanta mayor arrested for alleged corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Slovak Spectator

    GALANTA Mayor Peter Paska is suspected of shady deals in public tenders, according to NAKA chief Robert Krajmer. The police have also detained former mayor Ladislav Matasovsky and current superintendent of the town hall, the Pravda daily wrote "As soon as the investigation will allow it, [the mayor] will organise a public gathering to provide information to the media and Galanta's people," she said.

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  20. China's CEFC takes stake in Czech-Slovak J&T Finance GroupRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Reuters

    May 14 China's privately-owned CEFC China Energy Group Ltd has taken a 5 percent stake in Czech-Slovak J&T Finance Group, an initial step in a partnership of the investors focused on finance and energy, J&T said on Thursday. The Group has so far been fully controlled by its two founders, Ivan Jakabovic and Josef Tkac.

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