EU Commission launches investigation of Trimo takeover

Brussels – The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed acquisition of Slovenian maker of prefabricated construction elements Trimo by the Irish Kingspan Group. It is concerned that the transaction may reduce competition and lead to price increases.

Matovic Seen Digging His Own Political Grave with Sputnik Vanity Project

Matovic's sudden visits to Moscow and Budapest last week in an attempt to salvage the 200,000 Russian-made Sputnik V vaccines that he secretly procured in early March, yet have lain unused in Slovak warehouses since, took even his coalition partners by surprise.

Slovenia to get pro rata share of 10m doses of Pfizer vaccine

Brussels – Slovenia will get its pro rata share from a package of 10 million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine whose delivery has been pushed forward from the first to the second quarter of the year. Under the plan agreed last evening by EU member states, this means approximately 47,000 doses of the vaccine.

Bulgaria to Receive 1,259,728 Additional Vaccine Doses Starting from April

Bulgaria to Receive 1,259,728 Additional Vaccine Doses Starting from April

Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Latvia and Slovakia will receive a total of 2,854,654 additional doses of vaccines as a sign of solidarity. This decision was reached yesterday at a meeting of EU ambassadors in Brussels, the Portuguese Presidency of the EU Council announced, as quoted by BTA.

Deputy PM Kelemen Hunor: Difficult period ahead, we won't be spared of third Covid wave

Deputy Prime Minister Kelemen Hunor declared today in Miercurea Ciuc that a difficult period is lying ahead in terms of the pandemic, as the third Covid wave has reached Romania and people need to act with extreme care and be aware that many things depend on themselves. "We have a difficult period ahead of us, but I am convinced that together we will be able to overcome it.