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German Volkswagen to make a big investment in Slovakia

German carmaker Volkswagen will reportedly move the production of its Passat vehicle and the premium model Škoda Superb to its plant in Bratislava. Photo: Unsplash/Science in HD Moreover, the investment should be much higher than the Igor Matovič government hoped for in the summer. Back in July, the cabinet signed a memo with the carmaker’s

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For the first time, Slovenia’s population exceeds 2.1 million

As of 1 July, Slovenia had a population 2,100,126 exceeding for the first time the official figure of 2.1 million. This steady increase in the population has been mainly driven by immigration. Photo: Unsplash/Chris Liverani The number of Slovenian citizens has been decreasing for a decade now and in the first half of this year

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GZS proposes solutions to help companies in crisis hit by second lockdown

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GZS) says that the economy will need additional aid to help companies and individuals hit by the crisis in Slovenia’s second lockdown. The chamber came up with 11 proposals, among them a two-year freeze of the minimum wage. Photo: Unsplash/Giu Vicente The GZS proposes that the next anti-crisis legislative

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TAIA a Slovenian translation start-up company raises €1.2M

Slovenia-based online translation platform TAIA has raised €1.2M in a round of funding from Fil Rouge Capital, a European VC fund. According to the company, this is one of the biggest investments in tech companies in Slovenia this year. Photo: Unsplash/Romain Vignes The raised capital will be used to boost TAIA’s presence on foreign markets

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Slovak Forbes Announces Richest Slovak – Sees a Rise in People from IT

The cumulative worth of the 32 richest Slovaks is estimated at nearly €12 billion. Photo: Unsplash/Doran Erickson Developer and owner of the HB Reavis group Ivan Chrenko is the richest Slovak. He tops this year’s ranking of the 32 richest Slovaks. The ranking is published by the Slovak edition of the Forbes magazine. Chrenko, now

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