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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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Slovak scientist in the US: Slovak science needs more than just money to thrive

It seems as if we do not want skilled scientists to return home, says Dominika Truban, who founded a platform connecting Slovak researchers abroad and at home.

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The Education Ministry to restore the analytical institute

The institute that is part of the Value for Money initiative was merged with another body at the beginning of the year.

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Blog: Helping others helps your company too

Tatiana Čaplová, Program Coordinator for CSR at the Pontis Foundation, offers a very interesting look behind the scenes of the most successful CSR event in Slovakia - Naše Mesto (Our City).

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