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Slovakia up for Finnish contest

SLOVAKIA is competing for a major €500 million (Sk19 billion) investment from Finnish wood-processing company Myllykoski.

The Finnish company wants to build a plant for the production of newspaper paper, according to the daily SME.

Slovakia is competing for the investment with Poland and the Czech Republic, according to the Trend weekly.

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News digest: Pilot testing deemed successful

Coronavirus affects bus connections, gastronomy businesses send an open letter to the prime minister. Take a look at the latest in our news digest.

PM Igor Matovič presents the results of the pilot nationwide testing on October 26.

Slovakia orders a curfew and embarks on its COVID experiment

High turnout in testing in four northern districts, decision awaited on extending the project to the nation. Prison for a prominent prosecutor and parliament's speaker injured.

Waiting for the results of COVID tests during the pilot phase of the nationwide testing in the town of Nižná in Orava, northern Slovakia.

No balanced budget for next three years, this time due to COVID-19

2021-2023 general government budgets lack consolidation measures.

Finance Minister Eduard Heger