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EU stats say Slovaks among worst paid

EUROPEAN Union statistics on candidate countries show that Slovak citizens in the industrial and services sectors earned 279 euros a month in 1999, one of the lowest wage levels of any country applying for entry. Czechs earned 359 euros, Hungarians 318 and Poles 442 euros in the same year, the study found.

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Coalition only agrees on how to talk. But what will they talk about?

Budget talks to decide on concrete policies. Danko wants airplanes, Fico wants better pay for nights and weekends.

Danko, Fico, Bugar.

Cloud computing becomes a standard

External servers are now much more secure than local business ones, according to experts.

Slovak firms have their eyes on the cloud.

Slovaks drink less and less

Behind the decline in alcohol consumption is, for example, the abandoning of the habit of drinking at work – typical especially during communism, according to an expert.

Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

President Andrej Kiska addressed UN commenting poverty, instability and climate change.

President Andrej Kiska