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EC knocks Internet prices, connections

THE EUROPEAN Commission reports that Internet connection prices, considered a major barrier to the development of an information-based society, are the second highest in Slovakia among all EU-candidate countries except Lithuania.

Slovakia also lags far behind in the number of public connections to the Internet through libraries or Internet cafes, although compares well in terms of ratio of the population which has access to the medium.

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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