Correction

In the Vol. 5 No. 44 issue of The Slovak Spectator, a list of telecom companies was published containing inaccurate information. The Norwegian telecom firm Telenor last month merged with the Swedish Telia, and the new joint venture will be the bidding vehicle for a 51% stake in Slovak Telecom, not Telenor alone as we reported. The combined revenues of the two companies were 10 billion euros in 1998, and they employed 55,000 people.

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News digest: Some schools open, so do some ski resorts

Top prosecutor to be appointed soon. Zsuzsová goes to prison in a murder case. Pezinok judges are busy deciding about custodies for high-profile suspects.

Some schools will open on December 7

Matovič pushed through testing at schools, government is launching a pilot project this weekend.

PM Igor Matovič (front) and Education Minister Branislav Gröhling  (back)

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Alena Zsuzsová is escorted to the courtroom.

Health Ministry gearing up for COVID vaccines

Mass campaign planned to get people to take jab.

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