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Masses opt for second pillar

INTEREST in the new pension insurance capitalization pillar - the so-called second pillar, is far exceeding expectations, the daily Pravda reported.

To date, 678,000 people have opted for the capitalization pillar. The state social insurer Sociálna poisťovňa has so far registered 598,000 individual contracts with the pension fund management companies.

Labour Ministry estimates projected that these numbers would only be reached by June 2006.

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News digest: Security Council will meet to discuss nationwide testing

Overview of news from Monday, October 19, 2020.

PM Igor Matovič announcing some details about nationwide testing on October 18.

PM wants to test everyone, Kotleba already positive in neo-Nazism

Nationwide testing is less utopian than the blackout but it is driven by the same ambition.

PM Igor Matovič shows the antigen testing kit that should be used in the nationwide testing project in Slovakia.

Matovič keeps falling. The effect of the dispute with its coalition partner is hard to guess

The senior coalition party was defeated by ex-PM Pellegrini’s movement, the Focus poll shows.

PM Igor Matovič

UPDATED: Nationwide testing will be secured by the army

Foreigners living in Slovakia will be able to get tested too.

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