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Slovaks change holiday plans. They want to stay home

Almost 70 percent of holidaymakers who planned to travel abroad have decided to change their intention due to the coronavirus.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Jun 2020, at 13:18

Thermalpark Šírava

Experts warn of deeper recession if COVID-19 cases spike

Slovak economy is projected to fall by nearly 10 percent in 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Jun 2020, at 21:43

Finance Minister Eduard Heger and his colleagues of the Institute for Financial Policy present Slovakia's latest macroeconomic forest on June 23, 2020.

Almost one in three university students lost job due to coronavirus

Statistics vary for different regions, students in Bratislava among the worst off.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Jun 2020, at 13:20

Bratislava becomes home of European Labour Authority

ELA is meant to make Europe’s labour market fairer and enable citizen mobility.Jana LiptákováNina Hrabovská Francelová, 23. Jun 2020, at 13:00

Jobless rate keeps growing

It will probably not return to the level of 2019’s end earlier than four to five years.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Jun 2020, at 22:44

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Controversial bank levy will change. Banks sign deal with the state

The funds are expected to be used for the economic recovery.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Jun 2020, at 22:39

Banks say customers will at least partly bear the costs of a special tax.
UPDATED: 22. Jun 2020, at 14:18

Auction for 5G network postponed

Neither the reasons nor the new date have been specified.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Jun 2020, at 12:56

Small town blues: Local government system should be overhauled, say experts

Villages could be hundreds of millions better off if they merged, report suggests.Nina Hrabovská Francelová, 19. Jun 2020, at 9:11

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Slovakia’s economy expected to drop by more than 9 percent

Although May indicators imply a slight improvement, negative risks endure, NBS analyst said.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Jun 2020, at 23:14

NBS building in Bratislava

Take a look at the view from the first completed residential tower of Zaha Hadid’s project in Bratislava

Interest in the yet-to-be-built fourth residential tower exceeds supply by almost 10 times.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Jun 2020, at 11:53

The Sky Park project under construction

Novelty for drivers: Colour of car insurance card changes

Reasons include costs and digitalisation.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jun 2020, at 13:21

Employers report gloomy hiring plans for the third quarter of 2020

Hiring plans weaken in all industry sectors, regions and organisation size categories.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jun 2020, at 13:17

Gathering of Employees of SES Tlmače for keeping the employment.

Slovakia dropped in competitiveness

The first position of 2020 belongs to Singapore.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Jun 2020, at 13:13

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A publisher of the Pravda daily has filed for protection

Perex is under temporary protection from June 15 until October.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Jun 2020, at 21:27

The publisher, Perex, is under temporary protection from June 15 until October. The Pravda daily is the publisher's strongest brand.

Reuters report on Slovakia: More people pay for news, fewer trust it

Of all social media, Facebook is still the biggest source of news, followed by YouTube.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Jun 2020, at 14:03

Digital economy index: Slovakia at bottom ranks among EU states

About 82 percent of Slovaks use the internet and two-thirds use online banking.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Jun 2020, at 13:58

Annual inflation rate increase is the slowest since late 2018

While transport prices dropped in the annual comparison, food prices increased slightly.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Jun 2020, at 13:02

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Terminations: Do it right the first time, or end up in court.

Violation of work discipline – one of the most common reasons for termination.15. Jun 2020, at 6:00

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BISB Scholarship Programme

British International School Bratislava opens 2020/2021 Scholarship programme.15. Jun 2020, at 6:00

Slovakia urged to think green after pandemic

Focus should be on transformation of economy, not just revival, say experts.Nina Hrabovská Francelová, 12. Jun 2020, at 7:35

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