Top 3 news from Last Week in Slovakia

Kiska and Fico are most trustworthy.

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President Andrej Kiska is the most trustworthy politician in Slovakia, as stems from the poll carried out by the Focus polling agency. He got the trust by 23.4 percent of respondents, which is by 4 percent less than in August 2017. Also PM Robert Fico saw his support fall by 4 percent, to 23 percent. Up to 20.3 percent of respondents said they do not trust anyone.

All of Slovakia should have fast internet by 2020. Operators made this commitment in a memorandum of cooperation with the Office of Deputy Prime Minister for Investments and Informatisation led by Peter Pellegrini.

Twelve more people received the Righteous among the Nations award that the state of Israel bestows annually to people who were helping Jews during World War II.

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Slovakia orders a curfew and embarks on its COVID experiment

High turnout in testing in four northern districts, decision awaited on extending the project to the nation. Prison for a prominent prosecutor and parliament's speaker injured.

Waiting for the results of COVID tests during the pilot phase of the nationwide testing in the town of Nižná in Orava, northern Slovakia.

No balanced budget for next three years, this time due to COVID-19

2021-2023 general government budgets lack consolidation measures.

Finance Minister Eduard Heger

Pity the nation

Americans’ choice of president on November 3 will affect Slovaks too.

The second US presidential debate.

Extension of the tram line deeper into Bratislava’s Petržalka is closer to completion

After completion, passengers will be able to go from the very end of Petržalka to the city centre in 10 minutes.

The current tram terminal station on Jungmannova Street in Petržalka.