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Universities protest low budget

REPRESENTATIVES of Slovak universities have told the Finance Ministry that it must increase their budgets, or they may have to shut down the academies in September.

The Slovak daily Pravda wrote on March 31 that the universities were demanding Sk280 million (€6.9 million) in addition to this year's budget so they could cover their energy bills.

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News digest: Lockdown not out of the question, PM Matovič says

The overview of news from Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

PM Igor Matovič says lockdown is still in play.

A curfew for those who refuse testing? Lawyers and president have doubts

The government risks the Constitutional Court canceling the nationwide testing.

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The cabinet approves plan for permanent kurzarbeit

The new fund is expected to be introduced from 2022.

Labour Minister Milan Krajniak