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Top 3 news from Last Week in Slovakia

Kiska and Fico are most trustworthy.

These top three stories from Slovakia are a selection of headlines from a weekly overview in pdf and audio format that subscribers of The Slovak Spectator receive directly in their inboxes every Thursday morning.

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.

Below you can listen to all the headlines from Last Week in Slovakia published on February 7.

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Top stories

Slovakia has many skilful people. Students should meet them

The new project by the Pontis Foundation tries to motivate young people through stories of successful business people.

The presentation of This is 21 project

Big cities chose new way of doing politics

But Robert Fico sticks stubbornly to old-style approach.

How does Slovakia support innovations?

Companies operating in Slovakia can benefit from state subsidies, EU resources and venture capital funds.

Science in Slovakia is underfunded, lagging behind other European countries.

Slovaks speak the worst English in central Europe

Seven out of ten job applicants in Slovakia claim to speak English.

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