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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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Populists are more creative than liberals

The essence of creativity and good governance is about finding a coherent story. When every city gets smart, being a stupid city will be an advantage, says a strategic management expert.

Maciej Kisilowski

Skier Vlhová missed the medal by 0.65 seconds Photo

She competed in the Alpine Combined Slalom for the first time.

Petra Vlhová

Two anniversaries, one enduring relationship

Countless Slovaks and Americans continue to cultivate and renew the strong bonds of friendship between the US and Slovakia through cooperation in the business, technological, cultural, and educational spheres.

US Embassy in Bratislava

Keep your passport at hand on your trip to Austria

There are no internal border controls on the Austrian-Slovak border. Yet, the Austrian police check cars and buses heading to Slovakia.

Slovak police checking cars at the border crossing in Berg, Austria.