Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Economic growth creates more jobs

AN ENCOURAGING macroeconomic performance has started to be reflected in Slovak citizens’ lives, the Hospodárske Noviny business daily reported.

Growth in the gross domestic product (GDP) is not only raising the average level of wages but having a positive effect on the jobless figures too.

During the first three months of the year, GDP grew by five percent. The employment rate grew by two percent, representing a total number of 2.064 million employed people.

Compiled by Magdalena MacLeod from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Media are the ultimate frontiers in defending freedom in society today

Miklós Haraszti’s keynote speech at the Budapest award ceremony of the European Press Prize, March 14, 2018.

Enough of Smer, people chanted in streets Video

Government resignation is not enough, the crowd called for early elections. This is how it looked like in Bratislava on March 16.

Fico fell. These are good, not perfect, developments

Unlike Kaczyński’s case there are two other parties in the coalition with Smer who can still bring the government down at any time.

Blog: Slovakia needs its Macron

"For a Decent Slovakia", where next ? Reflections from a Brit living in Slovakia.

For Decent Slovakia, protest in Lučenec on March 9.