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ECONOMIC BRIEFS

Unemployment increases 1.21%

The unemployment rate increased slightly in September to 12.95 percent, up from 12.80 percent at the end of August, as the number of registered unemployed increased by 1.21 percent to 336,858 at the end of September.

The region with the most jobless inhabitants is Rimavská Sobota (22.57 percent), while Bratislava continues to be the land of opportunity with only 3.24 percent unemployment.

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Preparation of young journalists lags

Editors and students complain about the lack of practical training at journalism schools and missing links with the realities of the media market.

International students travel to attend world leading universities. So they did in the past.

Raslavice village creates jobs; constructs wellness centre

By using eurofunds and state aid new Mayor of Raslavice Marek Rakoš thus created some 80 jobs in two years.

Fico: We are ready to discuss the 13th salary

The prime minister also presented reasons why Slovakia should be in the EU core.

PM Robert Fico

Meucci: Italy is not going through a catastrophe

Gabriele Meucci has been serving as the Italian Ambassador to Slovakia since January this year. He says that Slovakia is a haven for Italian investors but recently also for Italians coming here to work.

Italian Ambassador to Slovakia Gabriele Meucci