Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

ECONOMIC BRIEFS

Unemployment drops to 12.8 % in October

The unemployment rate in Slovakia was 12.8 percent at the end of October, a 0.1 percent decline from September and a 0.84 percent increase compared to October 1996. Of the 334,327 people unemployed, 21.94 percent were receiving unemployment benefits, a 1.15 percent increase over September.

Top stories

Voters don’t understand self-governing regions

Rules for regional elections change, which may bring some surprising victories.

One of the biggest fights is expected in Banská Bystrica Region.

Sagan rewrites history Video

Cyclist Peter Sagan becomes the first man to win three consecutive world championships. He allegedly did not expect it and was easy with the idea he would not win.

Ballet legend Sergei Polunin will be guest of SND

The world-renowned personality of contemporary ballet will present two choreographies at the Slovak National Theatre in September.

Sergei Polunin

Blog: Why did I come here?

A group of teachers and students from the Bratislava-based school gathered to support their friend, colleague, and fellow foreigner, as she had already tried four times just to get in the door of the foreign police.

Queue in front of the foreigners' police department in Bratislava.