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BUSINESS BRIEFS

Unemployment rate falls again

UNEMPLOYMENT in October fell to 16.44 per cent, the lowest level in three years, as strong economic growth continued to create new jobs. The jobless rate ranged from 3.03 per cent in one Bratislava district to more than 35 per cent in east Slovakia's Rimavská Sobota.

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The Bratislava airport has competition in Vienna

The airport in Vienna, only about 60 kilometres from the Slovak capital, gains 17 new low-cost airliner flights.

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

Social partners agree upon a compromise solution.

Royal chocolate made by Slovak Photo

Some of the chocolate art pieces are decorated with gold or silver.

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.