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SPP proceeds to help debt, pension reform

Finance Minister Brigita Schmognerová has said next year’s state income from the privatisation of gas utility SPP will be largely employed to pay down the national debt (by 102 billion crowns) and to create a second ‘pillar’ for pension reform (55 billion crowns).

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The Bratislava airport has competition in Vienna

The airport in Vienna, only about 60 kilometres from the Slovak capital, gains 17 new low-cost airliner flights.

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Surcharges for night, weekend and holiday work will go up in two phases

Social partners agree upon a compromise solution.

Royal chocolate made by Slovak Photo

Some of the chocolate art pieces are decorated with gold or silver.

Giving a voice to those unheard

The Sme daily celebrates 25 years since its founding. It is of immense importance that it remains independent and free, writes its editor-in-chief.