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Quote of the Week:

" Slovakia's goal cannot be 'Made in the USA' capitalism; Slovakia's goal must be to be a European socialist state."

- Prime Minister Robert Fico at a press conference, as reported by the ČTK newswire on September 6

Top stories

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.

Illustrative stock photo

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.