BUSINESS BYTES

National Bank muzzles COOP Banka

The National Bank of Slovakia (NBS) last week ordered the Bratislava branch of the Czech COOP Banka to stop accepting deposits from citizens and banks in Slovakia. The ban followed irregularities in the bank's performance in the country, and the inefficient way the situation was handled by COOP Banka's headquarters. NBS officials also have begun the process of withdrawing the bank's license. COOP Banka headquarters in Brno has been under forced administration by the Czech National Bank since April.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

Here's what the across-the-board coronavirus testing should look like

The Defence Ministry introduced the basic steps of the planned testing.

Bratislava is testing special trolleybus

Public transport should become greener in the capital.

Bratislava borroved the hybrid trolleybus from the Czech city of České Budějovice for a week.

Teachers trust conspiracy media, they think the government is not handling the pandemic well

One-third of teachers think the coronavirus vaccination is a preparation for implanting chips, recent poll shows.

The school in Trenčianske Stankovce.

Ombudswoman, summer festival and a scientist. The awards for sustainable development have been granted

The Pontis Foundation awarded organisations, institutions and individuals for the second time.