BUSINESS BRIEFS

ST dividends to cover media debts

THE COUNCIL of economic ministers, a senior cabinet body, has recommended over Sk700 million ($15 million) in debts at the state television (STV) and radio (SRo) channels be paid from dividends from the state's stake in the ST telecom operator.

The state owns 49 per cent in ST, whose majority shareholder, Deutsche Telekom, has agreed to pay out 41 per cent of last year's disposable profit in dividends.

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Health care professionals still lacking ahead of Saturday's testing

Government avoids mobilisation for now, PM offers an extra bonus to health care professionals who can serve the whole weekend.

Dolný Kubín

The big test is upon us. What are we to do?

For a foreigner living in Slovakia, there is yet another concern.

News digest: Who will take the swabs?

The government offers hundreds of euros to health care staff for testing. Curfew ends on Saturday for some. Take a look at testing sites and more.

PM Igor Matovič helped with testing in Tvrdošín.

The big testing: When and where to show up, and what if I don't want to? (FAQ)

Here is what we know about the practicalities of the nationwide testing so far. Testing also applies to foreigners and diplomats in Slovakia.

Pilot testing in Bardejov