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ČSOB approves Slovak bond issue

Czech and Slovak state privatization agencies, both shareholders of Československá Obchodní Banka (ČSOB), gave the bank the nod at the June 15 AGM to raise up to 3 billion Sk through a bond issue, ČSOB announced. The bank specified in a statement that the bonds should have a maturity of four years and be denominated in Slovak crowns. "The resources would be used for securing the liquidity of the [bank's Slovak] branch," according to the press statement.

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Drop in car production lower than expected

Carmakers manufactured 11 percent less cars than in 2019.

Carmakers in Slovakia also produce electric battery and hybrid car models.

News digest: Slovakia tests en mass and launches vaccination of seniors

Health minister admits resignation if alert system not observed. Slovak diplomat has a new lucrative post.

The vaccination in nursing homes started.

A swab instead of a jab. The renamed testing kicked off

The government spent the week deciding about nationwide testing. Lockdown is starting to show in infection numbers, experts say.

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Curfew will be prolonged. Negative test result will be required for work or trips to nature (FAQ)

Here are some of the answers to questions about the ongoing mass testing.

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