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E-signatures draft sent back

Parliament has failed to approve a bill on electronic signatures that would give electronic documents the same legal weight as paper. The draft was returned by MPs for reworking November 6.

Experts say communication between companies and the carrying out of transactions and closing of deals could become much quicker with the legislation in place.

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Senate voted STU rector down. They also cite fake news website

The session of the Academic Senate proposed that Rector Fikar be dismissed. Police called to the university as well.

Miroslav Fikar

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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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.