QUOTE OF THE WEEK


"They deserve it."

Ján Ľupták, chairman of the non-parliamentary Workers' Party (ZRS), reacting to news on May 16 that former FNM state privatisation agency president Štefan Gavorník and former Privatisation Minister Peter Bisák had been charged with taking bribes while in office. Ľupták was himself a member of the 1994-1998 ruling coalition led by former Prime Minister Vladimír Mečiar; Bisák and Gavorník were nominated to their posts by Ľupták's own ZRS party.


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First Delta variant confirmed in Slovakia

The labs confirmed the strain in a positive sample from a person who returned from Russia.


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Several antigen testing sites will close in the summer. But tests will still be needed

The testing sites might be kept in hospitals, policlinics and similar medical facilities.


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Items offered within the City Bazaar held last October.

Bratislavans can bring still usable items they no longer need to the City Bazaar

Bratislava and municipal waste collection company organising a collection to help households get rid of unused items and simultaneously raise money for a reuse centre.


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News digest: Central bank calling vaccination pace more important than that of GDP growth

Police announced strict border checks for tomorrow. Ministry analysts revised their GDP growth prognosis. Employees of U.S. Steel in Košice threaten a strike.


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