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Construction boom

THE STATE housing development fund (ŠFRB) will distribute Sk1.2 billion to promote low-income housing and residential construction, said the Pravda daily.

The Construction Ministry decided that by the end of the year, the ŠFRB would receive Sk900 million in support for housing for low-income groups, with the remaining Sk300 million targeted for residential construction. The money has been transferred from other ŠFRB funds.

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News digest: High-profile arrests and discussion on reopening schools continues

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PM Igor Matovič has stepped into the debate about opening the schools for older children.

Another former police president reportedly charged in a corruption case

NAKA charged eight former high-ranking police, SIS and Financial Administration officials.

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Older children will not return to schools before Christmas

PM Igor Matovič still wants some pupils to return, he proposed a pilot testing plan.

The school in Trebišov.