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EU entry to force price rise

PRICES in Slovakia are expected to rise by 15 per cent after the country enters the European Union, according to an impact study by the Slovak Academy of Sciences. Slovakia is now at 49 per cent the GDP-per-capita level of the 15-member EU, 50 per cent in terms of labour productivity and 30 per cent in terms of average wage.

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Another former police president reportedly charged in a corruption case

NAKA charged eight former high-ranking police, SIS and Financial Administration officials.

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Haščák of Penta detained and accused

Dozens of police officers raided Digital Park, the headquarters of the financial group.

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Economy minister Sulík is the most trustworthy politician regarding solutions to the pandemic

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Richard Sulík introduces his plan.

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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.