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Israeli hydro plant for Prešov

AN ISRAELI investor has signed a contract to build a hydroelectric dam in the Prešov region. The investment is valued at €28 million, Slovakia's Foreign Affairs Ministry said.

According to the weekly magazine Globus, Slovakia has given the investor an 88-year operational lease and undertaken to buy half of the produced energy.

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News digest: Slovakia will receive more than 4 million vaccines

Schools will continue with distance education. Curfew will be applied on January 25 and 26 too.

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I receive more hate mail than I used to, says outgoing transparency watchdog director

Gabriel Šípoš leaves Transparency International Slovakia after 11 years. Slovakia has gone a long way in transparency, he says.

Gabriel Šípoš

Conservative NGOs received gender equality subsidies despite experts' recommendations

Leaked documents show the recipients of the Labour Ministry’s 2020 subsidies were favoured even though they did not achieve the highest score in the competition.

Labour Minister Milan Krajniak (Sme Rodina)