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Hyundai Hysco to build plant near Žilina

YET another South Korean firm is coming to Slovakia. Hyundai Hysco plans to invest Sk840 million (€21.1 million) in a new plant near Žilina, Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency spokesman Ondrej Žember told the TASR news agency May 9.

Hyundai Hysco, which is a primary supplier for Korean carmaker Hyundai/KIA, plans to produce cold-rolled steel sheets in its new Slovak plant.

The construction of the plant will start in 2005 and production is expected to start in early 2007. Initially the new factory will create 60 jobs.

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Testing is impossible to carry out as planned, president says

President Zuzana Čaputová asked the government to reconsider measures for people who do not get tested, many will not get a chance.

President Zuzana Čaputová met with the representatives of the armed forces.

The big test is upon us. What are we to do?

For a foreigner living in Slovakia, there is yet another concern.

Health care professionals still lacking ahead of Saturday's testing

Government avoids mobilisation for now, PM offers an extra bonus to health care professionals who can serve the whole weekend.

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News digest: Who will take the swabs?

The government offers hundreds of euros to health care staff for testing. Curfew ends on Saturday for some. Take a look at testing sites and more.

PM Igor Matovič helped with testing in Tvrdošín.