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Istrochem on block again

The government has launched the resale of its more than 91% stake in Slovakia's largest chemicals maker, Istrochem. The package has a nominal value of Sk3.9 billion ($81 million). It has already been sold once, but was retaken by the state after privatisation fraud was identified.

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More aggressive COVID strain probably dominant in Slovakia. It is not necessarily bad news

Virologists report they have found that the B.1.1.7 strain, first detected in the UK, is dominant in the samples from Trenčín.

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News digest: Slovakia will receive more than 4 million vaccines

Schools will continue with distance education. Curfew will be applied on January 25 and 26 too.

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I receive more hate mail than I used to, says outgoing transparency watchdog director

Gabriel Šípoš leaves Transparency International Slovakia after 11 years. Slovakia has gone a long way in transparency, he says.

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