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News Slovakia: Orange Slovakia expands LTE coverage

Published on: Tuesday 30 June 2020
Orange Slovakia expands LTE coverage
News source: https://www.telecompaper.com/news/orange-slovakia-expands-lte-coverage--1344638

Mobile operator Orange Slovakia has started providing its LTE services in 16 additional villages, reports Zive.aktuality.sk. The services are available for 96.3 percent of the country's population, ...

News Slovakia: Slovakia saddened by losses of Pollák and Čišovský

Published on: Sunday 28 June 2020
Slovakia saddened by losses of Pollák and Čišovský
News source: https://www.uefa.com/insideuefa/about-uefa/news/025e-0fc3dcb745cd-021ac583f021-1000--slovakia-saddened-by-losses-of-pollak-and-cisovsky/

Slovak football has lost two distinguished figures with the deaths of former players Jaroslav Pollák and Marián Čišovský.

News Slovakia: O2 Slovakia upgrades fixed LTE broadband offering

Published on: Friday 26 June 2020
O2 Slovakia upgrades fixed LTE broadband offering
News source: https://www.telecompaper.com/news/o2-slovakia-upgrades-fixed-lte-broadband-offering--1344251

Operator O2 Slovakia has upgraded its fixed internet service 'White Internet For Households,' aimed at users accessing services on the operator's LTE network, reports Zive.aktuality.sk. The tariff ...

News Slovakia: Slovakia Kills Tax On Banks In Return For Financing Program

Published on: Monday 22 June 2020
Slovakia Kills Tax On Banks In Return For Financing Program
News source: https://www.law360.com/articles/1285681/slovakia-kills-tax-on-banks-in-return-for-financing-program

Slovakia will abolish a special tax on bank deposits, and in return domestic banks will provide €1.5 billion ($1.7 billion) to finance state development projects and private loans, government and banking industry leaders said Monday.

News Slovakia: Slovakia is a moderate innovator

Published on: Tuesday 23 June 2020
Slovakia is a moderate innovator
News source: https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22432892/slovakia-is-a-moderate-innovator.html

Employment impacts and sales impacts are the strongest innovation dimensions, with Slovakia performing above the EU average, the European Innovation Scoreboard 2020 report suggests. Everything you ...

News Slovakia: Slovakia's ex-premier Pellegrini to form new political party

Published on: Wednesday 10 June 2020
Slovakia's ex-premier Pellegrini to form new political party
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/slovakias-premier-pellegrini-form-political-party-71170794

Former Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini has announced a plan to leave his leftist party to establish a new center-left political organization ...

News Slovakia: Teacher Killed In Stabbing Attack At Slovakia School

Published on: Thursday 11 June 2020
Teacher Killed In Stabbing Attack At Slovakia School
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/teacher-killed-stabbing-attack-slovakia-school-2992043

A teacher died in a stabbing attack in an elementary school in central Slovakia on Thursday, police said, adding that officers responding to the incident killed the assailant. Police identified the ...

News Slovakia: Slovakia: Deadly knife attack at primary school in Vrutky

Published on: Thursday 11 June 2020
Slovakia: Deadly knife attack at primary school in Vrutky
News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-53006785

A school deputy head has been killed and children wounded in an apparent knife attack in northern Slovakia. The attacker, a 22-year-old man, was a former pupil who had broken into the school in the ...

News Slovakia: Good news from Slovakia: First Slovak supercomputer helps fight pandemic

Published on: Monday 01 June 2020
Good news from Slovakia: First Slovak supercomputer helps fight pandemic
News source: https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22417194/good-news-from-slovakia-first-slovak-supercomputer-helps-fight-pandemic.html

The Slovak Spectator has decided to make all the articles on the special measures, statistics and basic information about the coronavirus available to everyone. If you appreciate our work and would ...

News Slovakia: Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic to mutually open borders

Published on: Tuesday 26 May 2020
Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic to mutually open borders
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/hungary-slovakia-czech-republic-mutually-141507312.html

Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic will open their borders to each others' citizens from midnight on Tuesday, with some conditions, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in a statement. In addition, Hungarians can travel to the Czech Republic by crossing Slovakia but cannot cross

News Slovakia: Slovakia lifts last Roma settlement quarantine

Published on: Friday 15 May 2020
Slovakia lifts last Roma settlement quarantine
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/slovakia-lifts-last-roma-settlement-071128701.html

Slovakia lifted a quarantine on the last of five Roma settlements that were closed off in April to contain the spread of the new coronavirus, a member of the European Parliament and the country's permanent crisis committee said. Residents of the Zehra settlement in the country's east were quarantined

News Slovakia: Austrian borders with Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary to reopen June 15

Published on: Saturday 16 May 2020
Austrian borders with Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary to reopen June 15
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/austrian-borders-czech-republic-slovakia-122417173.html

Austria's borders with the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary will fully reopen on June 15, the interior ministry said on Saturday, extending an easing of border controls to its eastern neighbours previously agreed with many of its neighbours to the west. The announcement follows a previously

News Slovakia: The Latest: Slovakia approves quarantine tracking app

Published on: Thursday 14 May 2020
The Latest: Slovakia approves quarantine tracking app
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/latest-china-us-abused-american-peoples-trust-70677097

Slovakia’s government has approved a tracking app designed to alert authorities if people break self-quarantine rules during the pandemic ...

News Slovakia: Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria could open borders in June

Published on: Wednesday 13 May 2020
Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria could open borders in June
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/czech-republic-slovakia-austria-could-144056218.html

The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria could open their mutual borders as soon as June 8, allowing residents of the three countries to travel between them, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said on Wednesday.

News Slovakia: Lessons From Slovakia—Where Leaders Wear Masks

Published on: Wednesday 13 May 2020
Lessons From Slovakia—Where Leaders Wear Masks
News source: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2020/05/slovakia-mask-coronavirus-pandemic-success/611545/

Within 10 days of identifying its first case, it went into lockdown: Its borders were sealed, schools and restaurants were closed, and face masks were made mandatory in public places, with some of the ...

News Slovakia: How Slovakia Flattened the Curve

Published on: Wednesday 06 May 2020
How Slovakia Flattened the Curve
News source: https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/05/06/slovakia-coronavirus-pandemic-public-trust-media/

Without an intelligent quarantine in place, public trust and the media have been crucial to the country’s success.

News Slovakia: Slovakia emerges from lockdown as businesses reopen

Published on: Wednesday 06 May 2020
Slovakia emerges from lockdown as businesses reopen
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/slovakia-emerges-lockdown-businesses-reopen-190511318.html

Slovakia began opening up its economy on Wednesday after statistics showed that the small eurozone nation had the fewest COVID-19-related deaths per capita in Europe. Shops, outdoor terraces of restaurants and bars, hairdressers, as well as museums, galleries and libraries were among the first to open

News Slovakia: Rights group criticises quarantine of Roma settlements in Bulgaria and Slovakia

Published on: Tuesday 21 April 2020
Rights group criticises quarantine of Roma settlements in Bulgaria and Slovakia
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/rights-group-criticises-quarantine-roma-130802971.html

Checkpoint controls went into force last Thursday in two poor, mainly Roma neighbourhoods of the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, after 10 coronavirus cases were reported in the areas. Scores of Roma protested over the measures, which they said were discriminatory because the lockdown, intended to curb the