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Top 3 stories from Last Week in Slovakia

Bratislava prepares for food quality summit. Regional elections campaign takes shape. State budget is out now - what will it bring?

These top three stories from Slovakia are the selection of headlines from a weekly overview that subscribers of The Slovak Spectator can read or listen to.

Bratislava prepares to host some top EU politicians for the Dual Quality Food summit, while elsewhere in Slovakia, the regional election campaign is in full swing. The Finance Ministry has put forward its draft state budget for next year, along with the so-called social package that brings some major changes to the labour market.

Top stories

Budgetary deficit supposed to be under 1 percent for the first time

MPs approved the public administration budget for the next year, with 82 voting for it, and 59 against.

Finance Minister Peter Kažimír

President to appoint missing Constitutional Court justices

The court will have its full complement of judges after three years.

President Andrej Kiska

Austrian natural gas station close to Slovak border exploded Video

The incident, which claimed one fatality and at least 18 injuries, also created an emergency in a Slovak village close to the Austrian border.

The explosion of Austrian natural gas station in Baumgarten, December 12.

Blog: Environmental sustainability is the future for sustainability in business

A great example of how you can make a difference by sharing your passion with others: Ivana Maleš, co-founder of the Institute for Circular Economy, describes her journey to a sustainability consultant.

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