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Eurodollar loan to VSŽ

VSŽ Košice is the first Slovak private company to obtain a standard Eurodollar loan without a government guarantee. US-based Merril Lynch Capital Services granted the metal works giant a $35 million loan to modernize its tin can packaging production, car panelling and various environmental projects.

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News digest: Weekend testing will be possible on buses as well as in companies

Numbers of victims of human trafficking is alarming. Coronavirus spreads among homeless people in Bratislava.

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More aggressive COVID strain probably dominant in Slovakia. It is not necessarily bad news

Virologists report they have found that the B.1.1.7 strain, first detected in the UK, is dominant in the samples from Trenčín.

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I receive more hate mail than I used to, says outgoing transparency watchdog director

Gabriel Šípoš leaves Transparency International Slovakia after 11 years. Slovakia has gone a long way in transparency, he says.

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