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Nitra to get private hospital

A new private hospital for cancer and cardiovascular diseases will begin operating before the end of 1996. The initial investment in the hospital, which has 80-90 beds, will be 100 million Sk and is fully covered by loans from domestic banks and Swiss companies. The medical equipment was supplied by Siemens in the form of supplier's credit. The new hospital will create 250 new jobs.

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He was almost murdered. Instead, he is to become general prosecutor

It was not clear whether the election would take place on December 3 until the very last moment.

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Žilinka elected the next general prosecutor

He received 132 votes out of the 147 present MPs.

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Why Slovakia should focus on advanced services

Domestically owned advanced exportable and quasi exportable services could significantly help the growth of the Slovak economy.

News digest: No skiing in Slovakia at least until January

The coalition should meet to discuss the opening of schools, former police corps president travelled to Slovakia to be detained.

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