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Istrobanka bids come in

Interested parties have submitted binding offers for the mid-sized Slovak state bank Istrobanka. Five foreign finance houses - BAWAG, Volksbank, Bank Austria, Société Générale and UniCredito - have handed in preliminary bids.

The sell-off of the state's 72% share in the bank will be another move towards the full privatisation of the financial sector.

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News digest: Penta partner Haščák reportedly charged with corruption after a police raid

Anti-communist fighters will receive pensions. Sunk tugboat being drawn out of the water.

Jaroslav Haščák

Car industry needs to jump on the latest trends

Economy minister promises extensive support for hydrogen technologies in Slovakia.

The Hydrogen Technology Research Centre (CVVT) is to be launched at the end of 2020 or beginning of 2021 in Košice to do R&D in this field.

Responsibility goes hand in hand with EU advantages, says President Čaputová

President Zuzana Čaputová spoke with Vice President of the European Commission for Values and Transparency, Věra Jourová.

President Zuzana Čaputová

Half of all parents lack time to help their children with distance learning

Some have a hard time motivating their children, others do not understand the curriculum.