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Hungary

Capital: BudapestArea: 93,036 sq kmPopulation: 9.96 millionCurrency: Hungarian forintExchange rate: €1/HUF283.48 (December 6)Earnings in the business economy (average gross annual earnings of full-time employees): €10,100Employment rate: 50.6% (second quarter 2012)Unemployment rate: 10.9% (second quarter 2012)Inflation rate: 3.9% (2011)GDP per capita in PPS: 66 (2011)Real GDP growth rate: 1.6% (2011)Real GDP growth rate: -1.2% (forecast for 2012)

Capital: Budapest
Area: 93,036 sq km
Population: 9.96 million
Currency: Hungarian forint
Exchange rate: €1/HUF283.48 (December 6)
Earnings in the business economy (average gross annual earnings of full-time employees): €10,100
Employment rate: 50.6% (second quarter 2012)
Unemployment rate: 10.9% (second quarter 2012)
Inflation rate: 3.9% (2011)
GDP per capita in PPS: 66 (2011)
Real GDP growth rate: 1.6% (2011)
Real GDP growth rate: -1.2% (forecast for 2012)

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Being a caregiver was an empty life

The fatal accident of the van carrying Slovak caregivers has opened a discussion on how these women work and live. The job agencies abuse both the drivers and the caregivers, a former caregiver in Austria, Angelika…

Angelika Horňáková

Slovaks produced an electric bike with the help of 3D printer Photo

The electrically-powered bicycle, claimed as the first in the world by its producer, costs the same amount as a new passenger car.

Electric bike by Kinazo Design

The day Prague fell

It is pointless to talk about the wins and losses of Czech political parties - the one who lost is the Czech Republic.

Andrej Babiš celebrates his election victory.

Transport bothers Bratislava Region

The smallest region in Slovakia has several specifics affecting various fields that will have to be addressed by respective regional authorities.

Candidates for the post of Bratislava Region's governor attending the discussion organised by the Sme daily (l-r): Juraj Droba, Milan Ftáčnik, Rudolf Kusý and Pavol Frešo.