BUSINESS BRIEFS

Embraco to add 500 jobs

EMBRACO Slovakia, 100 per cent daughter of the Brazilian producer of refrigerator compressors, will invest another $15 million this year in its operations in eastern Slovakia's Spišská Nová Ves to increase capacity from 2.3 to 3.7 million compressors a year, raising its workforce from 1,300 to 1,800.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

News digest: Security Council will meet to discuss nationwide testing

Overview of news from Monday, October 19, 2020.

PM Igor Matovič announcing some details about nationwide testing on October 18.

PM wants to test everyone, Kotleba already positive in neo-Nazism

Nationwide testing is less utopian than the blackout but it is driven by the same ambition.

PM Igor Matovič shows the antigen testing kit that should be used in the nationwide testing project in Slovakia.

Matovič keeps falling. The effect of the dispute with its coalition partner is hard to guess

The senior coalition party was defeated by ex-PM Pellegrini’s movement, the Focus poll shows.

PM Igor Matovič

UPDATED: Nationwide testing will be secured by the army

Foreigners living in Slovakia will be able to get tested too.

Illustrative stock photo