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Unemployment drops in all regions

The labour minister would like to see the unemployment rate drop below 5 percent this year. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Apr 2018, at 13:30

How a furniture hit is produced: IKEA’s Billy is from SlovakiaPhoto

The plant in Trnava has been operating since 1993, daily exporting furniture to the whole world.By Martina Raábová18. Apr 2018, at 20:02

Popular Billy bookshelves by IKEA ar emad ein Slovakia

Do you have many skills? Share them with others

Internet platforms offering services like tutoring, cleaning and watching children are growing. Nina Francelová ,18. Apr 2018, at 16:53

Foodstuff in the EU will have to be the same

The European Commission has introduced rules to tackle the criticised dual quality of products in its member states. But is it really a pressing topic? Radka Minarechová ,18. Apr 2018, at 14:54

Illustrative stock photo

Oncology patients still wait too long, even after head resigns

The reason for the long-term lack of beds and postponed surgeries is mostly missing medical staff. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Apr 2018, at 13:49

The National Oncology Institute, stock photo.

Kia reaches an agreement on salaries

Apart from salaries, the employees will also receive more for night shifts. Some will even receive one extra day off. Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. Apr 2018, at 22:49

Kia Motors Slovakia in Teplička nad Váhom.

A new cheese factory opens in SenicaPhoto

Apart from camembert, it will produce hard cheeses, steamed cheeses and the traditional unpasteurised Slovak sheep cheese, bryndza, as well as employ around 40 people. Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. Apr 2018, at 22:40

New cheese factory opened in Senica, April 12.

State-of-the-art power plant in Malženice will be switched on again

The German power company E.ON has two reasons to resume its operation Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. Apr 2018, at 22:31

Malženice facility

RegioJet buses to connect eastern Slovakia with Ukraine

Private carrier enters Ukrainian market with a new international bus connection. Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. Apr 2018, at 13:40

RegioJet bus

Uber to appeal against court ban from operating taxi service in Slovakia

It wants to resume its services in Bratislava as soon as possible. Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. Apr 2018, at 6:21

Traditional taxi services have protested against Uber in several cities.

Volkswagen continues to grow in SlovakiaPhoto

Last year’s car production was slightly below 2016’s numbers due to launch of new models. Jana Liptáková ,17. Apr 2018, at 6:01

The third-generation Volkswagen Touareg

Bratislava’s Petržalka gets new market placePhoto

With its opening, the retail chain responds to needs of local citizens. Compiled by Spectator staff ,13. Apr 2018, at 15:35

First day at Petržalská Tržnica

Murky ownership structure contributes to devastation of national monument

The Machnáč sanatorium, a significant example of European Functionalist architecture, is falling apart. Compiled by Spectator staff ,13. Apr 2018, at 6:23

The Machnáč sanatorium with the latest banners.

No trains from China to Slovakia for now

The plan was to have two Chinese trains arriving to Bratislava per week Jana Liptáková ,12. Apr 2018, at 17:00

Economy Ministry unveils measures to improve the business environment

Government admits to deterioration of the business environment in Slovakia Compiled by Spectator staff ,12. Apr 2018, at 14:38

Red tape burdens entrepreneurs in Slovakia.

Ruling coalition targets pensioners with record social package

The €0.5 billion package should contain a 13th pension for seniors, free buses and scrapping of VAT on nappies. Compiled by Spectator staff ,11. Apr 2018, at 22:46

Coalition leaders (l-r): Andrej Danko, Robert Fico and Béla Bugár

Eurocontrol warns airlines of possible airstrikes in Syria

Departures from M. R. Štefánik Airport in Bratislava will not be affected for now. Compiled by Spectator staff ,11. Apr 2018, at 22:29

Bratislava Airport

Bratislava airport records increase in passengers in Q18

BTS processed 19 percent more people compared to the same period last year. Compiled by Spectator staff ,11. Apr 2018, at 13:54

The Bratislava airport

Kia trade unionists declare strike alert after failed wage negotiations

They gave the carmaker’s management until Friday to provide them with an acceptable offer. Compiled by Spectator staff ,10. Apr 2018, at 22:58

Kia Motors Slovakia is the biggest Korean company in Slovakia.

Via Bona awards: Companies can behave responsibly

The award celebrates companies pursuing responsible and fair business, inspiring others to do the same. Compiled by Spectator staff ,10. Apr 2018, at 22:29

Via Bona award winning ceremony

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