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Slovakia's jobless rate drops again

IN JUNE, the National Labour Office (NÚP) registered 387,561 unemployed ready to take up jobs immediately, a jobless rate of 14.60 percent, a dip of 0.21 percentage points month-on-month and a 3.02-point decrease compared to June 2002.

Slovakia's jobless rate has been steadily declining since January, when it was 17.71 percent.

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Bratislava councillors want gambling regulation, not ban

Seventeen councillors do not agree with total prohibition of gambling in the capital, they want to continue in its strict regulation.

Unemployment rate keeps decreasing

Positive development of Slovakia’s economy seen behind the decrease.

European Investment Bank supported Slovakia with €918 million in 2016

2016 was a successful year for the EIB Group in Slovakia, said EIB Vice-President Vazil Hudák.

Vazil Hudák

Slovak film won Generation Kplus section at Berlinale

The film Little Harbour that won the Crystal Bear – beating movies from many other countries - is the work of (mostly) Slovak women.

Director of Little Harbour, Iveta Grófová, with the Cristal Bear