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Central bank loss deepens

THE NATIONAL Bank of Slovakia (NBS) has increased its loss this year, closing May 2003 Sk16.6 billion (€405 million) in the red.

According to the SITA news agency, the loss was caused by the continuing fluctuation of Western currencies, among other factors.

For May alone the NBS's loss reached Sk3.9 billion (€94.6 million).

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Journalists' dilemma over the case of the charged Jaroslav Haščák

Investigative reporter Adam Valček writes about what he learned during the Kuciak murder trial and how it applies in the case of the charged co-founder of Penta.

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Drop in car production lower than expected

Carmakers manufactured 11 percent less cars than in 2019.

Carmakers in Slovakia also produce electric battery and hybrid car models.

News digest: Slovakia tests en mass and launches vaccination of seniors

Health minister admits resignation if alert system not observed. Slovak diplomat has a new lucrative post.

The vaccination in nursing homes started.