BUSINESS BRIEFS

Johnson Controls to create 350 jobs

US concern Johnson Controls will build a new plant in the southern Slovak town of Lučenec employing 350 people as of 2007.

The plant will produce foam padding for use in cars and represents a €20 million investment by the company.

An additional 100 to 150 jobs should be created within the supply scheme, according to Economy Minister Pavol Rusko, the Hospodárske noviny business daily reported.

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

PM Matovič proposes pilot testing for schools. Slovakia will have the very first Slovak ambassador to the EU.

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.

Milan Lučanský

Matovič could have made comments about the US rather than Mongolia

I am proud of what has been achieved in Slovakia, says Billy Altansukh.

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.