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Former PM Dzurinda gets Hayek Prize

MIKULÁŠ Dzurinda, the former Slovak prime minister and current chairman of the opposition Slovak Democratic and Christian Union, received the International Friedrich August von Hayek Foundation Prize at a ceremony in Freiburg, Germany on May 13. Dzurinda was awarded the prize for the fundamental reforms carried out in Slovakia during his term in office, enhancing freedoms, building a stable democracy, and eliminating bureaucracy.

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News digest: Lockdown not out of the question, PM Matovič says

The overview of news from Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

PM Igor Matovič says lockdown is still in play.

A curfew for those who refuse testing? Lawyers and president have doubts

The government risks the Constitutional Court canceling the nationwide testing.

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The cabinet approves plan for permanent kurzarbeit

The new fund is expected to be introduced from 2022.

Labour Minister Milan Krajniak