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"Mister Finance Minister, I would not want to sit in your chair."


Former finance minister Ivan Mikloš talking to his successor, Ján Počiatek of Smer, in connection with the new government's planned extra spending. It remains unclear how the new government wants to cover the plans, as its seems that the intended millionaire tax would only cover a fraction of the increased expenditures.


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News digest: Nationwide testing gained contours

The Defence Ministry reveals details on upcoming testing, removal of the STU rector was far from normal. Take a look at our latest news digest.

President Zuzana Čaputová meeting with scientists and experts on epidemiology, infectology and medicine.

Senate voted STU rector down. Police called to the uni as well

The session of the Academic Senate proposed that Rector Fikar be dismissed.

Miroslav Fikar

Dozens of people die of COVID every day. A drop not expected for at least two weeks

People who would otherwise survive may die of other serious diagnoses due to the epidemic.

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Volunteering in developing countries is an adventure from beginning to end

Slovak Jozef Baňás spent 12 months volunteering in Georgia.

Jozef Baňás