Thursday Mar 6
Statistics Office: Unemployment in 4Q13 down
The unemployment rate in Slovakia dropped on an annual basis in the fourth quarter of 2013 following a long period of year-on-year rises, the Slovak Statistics Office announced March 5. The number of jobless dropped by 1 percent on a y-o-y basis to 386,600 in the final quarter of 2013.
Ukrainian conflict could hike prices of raw materials
APART from its strong EU-orientation, a large part of Slovakia's economy is also oriented eastward, with energy and raw materials coming into the country from the east, and cars, paper, metallurgy products and electronics exported in that direction.
[Locked] Poprad Doctors' Days saw 'silent singing' of hearing impaired children
HEARING impaired children performed their "silent singing" at the second year of the Poprad Doctors' Days event in early February.
Who is Andrej Kiska?
ANDREJ Kiska is PM Robert Fico's most likely competitor in the run-off. The most recent Focus poll even suggests he might be set to win the election.
Roma: Moving target
The 51-year-old Roma, who lives in a slum on the edge of the village of Sajokaza in northeastern Hungary , says conditions have barely changed.
Opta Minerals Inc. Schedules Fourth Quarter and Year End 2013 Financial Results Release
Opta Minerals Inc. is a vertically integrated provider of custom process optimization solutions and related materials for use primarily in the steel, foundry, loose abrasive cleaning and municipal water filtration industries.
[Locked] Presov theatre turns 70
SEVENTY years ago, the first premiere of a play on a professional stage in the eastern-Slovak city of PreA ov took place on January 30. The piece was a classical comedy by Slovak author Ferko UrbA nek, A kriatok / Goblin.