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Slovak shares continue to rise

THE SLOVAK SAX share index has risen from 70 to 160 points from March 2000 to March 2003, despite difficulties in other countries' indexes.

Stockbrokers say the market has been buoyed up by companies such as Slovnaft, Slovakofarma, Nafta, and VÚB, which have attracted foreign investors.

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News digest: Nationwide testing gained contours

The Defence Ministry reveals details on upcoming testing, removal of the STU rector was far from normal. Take a look at our latest news digest.

President Zuzana Čaputová meeting with scientists and experts on epidemiology, infectology and medicine.

Senate voted STU rector down. Police called to the uni as well

The session of the Academic Senate proposed that Rector Fikar be dismissed.

Miroslav Fikar

Dozens of people die of COVID every day. A drop not expected for at least two weeks

People who would otherwise survive may die of other serious diagnoses due to the epidemic.

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Volunteering in developing countries is an adventure from beginning to end

Slovak Jozef Baňás spent 12 months volunteering in Georgia.

Jozef Baňás