BUSINESS BRIEFS

Spiš park gets EU funds

OF 105 projects for industrial parks in Slovakia the European Union has approved funding for five. One of them, a lumber processing park in eastern Slovakia's Spišská Nová Ves, is getting 70 percent of its 2.8 million euros in start-up costs met by the EU, and has already attracted a German upholstered furniture maker, an Italian wooden construction material maker and a British toymaker. The firms are to come on line in 2003, creating 1,000 local jobs.

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A curfew for those who refuse testing? Lawyers and president have doubts

The government risks the Constitutional Court canceling the nationwide testing.

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Most Slovaks plan to participate in the nationwide testing

But people are also afraid of becoming infected and organisational chaos.

First steps towards renewing public trust in the judiciary

In an in-depth interview, Minister of Justice Mária Kolíková outlines her ambitious plan to renew public trust in the judiciary.

Mária Kolíková