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Jana Liptáková

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Jana Liptáková has been with The Slovak Spectator since 2004. After three years of serving as a part-time contributor and freelancer for the culture section, Ms. Liptáková joined The Slovak Spectator full-time as a culture writer and photographer in April 2007. Before joining the Spectator, Ms. Liptáková worked with the TASR newswire and later Slovakia’s first private newswire, SITA, for more than 15 years. Ms. Liptakova covers culture and business and she is the newspaper’s photographer.Ms Liptáková graduated with a Masters of Sciences degree (awarded for extended study) from the Technical University in Trnava, majoring in materials science and technology.

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Slovakia again breaks car production record

Yet lack of qualified labour remains a challenge.18. Jan 2017, at 17:00

The carmaker Volkswagen Slovakia launched operations in its new body shop.

Bratislava’s sky-high ambitions to be capped

City council plans to limit the height of new buildings, and restrict sites via zoning.18. Jan 2017, at 6:39

Bratislava's skyline is changing.

Bird flu outbreak reaches Slovakia

So far, three cases of the avian flu have been registered.12. Jan 2017, at 16:33

Amateur pyrotechnics prohibited in Bratislava, also on New Year’s Eve

While it is possible to buy amateur pyrotechnics, people using them risk a fine in the capital.28. Dec 2016, at 12:26

Silvester in Bratislava will be smart

This year the New Year’s Eve festivities will be centralised on Hviezdoslavovo Square.28. Dec 2016, at 12:07

New Year's Eve celebration in Bratislava

Bratislava offers plenty of places for skating

Open skating rinks are in Old Town; it is also possible to skate in ice stadiums.22. Dec 2016, at 15:08

Skating on Primaciálne Square

Real estate development fee saw late changes

While Bratislava will collect the fee, Košice does not yet plan to do so.21. Dec 2016, at 16:27

Bratislava plans to collect real estate development fee.

Competition winner gives Cvernovka new lookPhoto

Slovak studio Compass will design new residential project on premises of iconic former factory.8. Dec 2016, at 13:03

The project by the Compass studio for the former Bratislava Thread Factory (Cvernovka).

Speculations about the sale of USSK continue

U.S. Steel allegedly wants €1.5 billion for its plant in Košice.7. Dec 2016, at 17:42

US Steel Košice

Sale of flats in Zaha Hadid’s project startedPhoto

Sky Park will provide 780 apartments, offices and a public park.6. Dec 2016, at 0:03

Visualisation of the Sky Park project by Zaha Hadid in Bratislava.

Bratislava gets a pet cemetery

The Slovak capital will now have an official place for burying pets.2. Dec 2016, at 8:48

The Borievka pet cemetery in Dúbravka is preparing to open in spring.

State hikes some taxes and levies

Affected firms consider turning to legal action.1. Dec 2016, at 16:34

Companies in the energy sector will be affected by the extended levy.

Parliament adopts 2017 budget

Analysts identified several external risks that may affect financial goals, and commented that expenditures in health care will once again be insufficient.1. Dec 2016, at 15:14

Deputy speakers of parliament Andrej Hrnčiar and Béla Bugár (both Most-Híd), PM Robert Fico (Smer), Speaker of Parliament Andrej Danko (SNS), Finance Minister Peter Kažimír (Smer) and Deputy Speaker of Parliament Martin Glváč (Smer), from left, after parliament adopted the state budget.

Spin-off brings growth opportunities

Adient wants to make seats not just for cars, but also trains and aircraft.28. Nov 2016, at 7:00

Testing seats at the Trenčín Technological Centre.

Bratislava as a film sceneVideo

The Slovak capital has already featured in films along with Vienna, New York or war-torn Sarajevo.25. Nov 2016, at 13:35

The scene from the film Wilsonov in which Bratislava, the then-Wilsonov prepares for signing an agreement about joining the city with the USA.

JLR plant and economic growth

Market of industrial and logistics facilities in Slovakia develops well.18. Nov 2016, at 9:00

The Prologis park near Bratislava

Bratislava Castle will host Christmas market too

The traditional Christmas markets in the city centre will open on November 1817. Nov 2016, at 23:25

The Christmas market at the Main Square.

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