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"Wind" blows a gale in business circles

THE LABOUR Ministry crusade against illegal workers has caused panic in business circles. It is estimated that since the beginning of April, when the ministry announced its Vietor (Wind) operation, over 30,000 new positions have been declared to the state social insurer Sociálna poisťovňa, the daily SME reported.

Labour Minister Ľudovít Kaník says that previously these jobs did not officially exist, and the people working in them were doing so illegally.

During the first week of "Wind", 832 people were found to be working illegally, which is 600 more than the total in 2003 and 2004.

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LGBTI people in the regions: We change people’s minds

Bratislava will dress up in rainbow colours this August again, for the seventh time. This will be for the Bratislava Dúhový Pride diversity festival. But the colours of the rainbow are less bright in the regions,…

Slovakia’s LGBTI community seeks to expand their rights.

Things that make us different also make us stronger

On August 19, a rainbow flag will fly over the US Embassy in Bratislava to represent the firm commitment of the United States to defending the human rights of LGBTI people, writes Ambassador Sterling.

The rainbow flag flew over the US Embassy in Bratislava in 2016.

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High-rise buildings sprouting up in Bratislava

Visualisation of the future skyline of Bratislava