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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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Trails and tribulations: the important work of Slovakia’s unpaid hiking route markers

But veteran trail marker says hikers need to pay attention to more than just signs.

Stanislav Kučera

Threats have worked. People queued for COVID testing before the official start

The nationwide testing in Slovakia started with four districts in the north. Here is a report from the first day in Orava.

Bardejov

Day two of pilot testing in hardest-hit regions is off to a smoother start

PM Igor Matovič and Health Minister Marek Krajčí are helping the sampling teams, too.

Trstená, the Tvrdošín district

Foreigner's Police will be closed during the lockdown

Those who have booked appointments from October 26-30 must reschedule.

The Foreigners' Police department in Dunajská Streda.