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Unemployment drops in May

The unemployment rate was 12.32 percent at the end of May, down from 12.96 percent at the end of April, the National Labor Office reported. The number of unemployed declined to 320,530, and the number of those receiving unemployment benefits declined to 79,649 people. The highest unemployment rate was recorded in Rimavská Sobota (26.6 percent), Trebišov (23 percent), and Revúca (22.6 percent) regions.

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Chinese are closer to taking over Košice steelworks

The sale may be completed early next year, according to reports.

U.S. Steel Košice

Third anti-corruption march drew thousands Photo

The only demand that has been met to date is the abrogation of Vladimír Mečiar’s amnesties by parliament.

The anti-corruption march

Slovak water slalom racers start championship with a victory Video

The single canoe slalom team can boast with several records.

l-r: Alexander Slafkovský, Matej Beňuš and Michal Martikán

Blog: In Slovakia, tradition is key

The year round, the calendar is filled to the brim with traditional habits, happenings that seem to go back centuries.

Traditional "vinobranie" event in Pezinok.