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ECONOMIC BRIEFS

Unemployment dips slightly

The unemployment rate slightly declined to 13.44 percent at the end of March, 0.25 points below February's level, the Slovak Statistical Office reported on April 20. At the end of March, there were 349,685 unemployed in the country, down by 6,523 compared to the end of February.

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Surcharges for night, weekend and holiday work will go up in two phases

Social partners agree upon a compromise solution.

Giving a voice to those unheard

The Sme daily celebrates 25 years since its founding. It is of immense importance that it remains independent and free, writes its editor-in-chief.

The Sme daily celebrates 25th anniversary

The newspaper, which was established as a protest against autocratic power, has been published for 25 years.

The first issue of Sme in own printing house; publisher Alexej Fulmek (C) with chief editor Karol Ježík (R).

Ryanair changes its cabin bag policy as of Monday, January 15th

The low-cost airline operates dozens routes from Bratislava.

ryanair plane, illustrative stock photo