VSŽ shares open to other bidders

The daily paper Pravda cites an unnamed source from a “well-known domestic financial group” as saying the group is interested in buying the state’s 51 percent stake in steelmaker VSŽ after Privatisation Minister Mária Machová recently rejected what she claimed was US Steel’s offer of 300 crowns per VSŽ share.

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Dozens of people die of COVID every day. A drop not expected for at least two weeks

People who would otherwise survive may die of other serious diagnoses due to the epidemic.

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News digest: Pilot testing deemed successful

Coronavirus affects bus connections, gastronomy businesses send an open letter to the prime minister. Take a look at the latest in our news digest.

PM Igor Matovič presents the results of the pilot nationwide testing on October 26.

Slovakia orders a curfew and embarks on its COVID experiment

High turnout in testing in four northern districts, decision awaited on extending the project to the nation. Prison for a prominent prosecutor and parliament's speaker injured.

Waiting for the results of COVID tests during the pilot phase of the nationwide testing in the town of Nižná in Orava, northern Slovakia.