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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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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.

Svätokatarínske: the new Beaujolais nouveau?

In response to the sale of young foreign wines in Slovakia, local winemakers have launched St Catherine’s17. Nov 2016, at 7:30

The Svätokatarínska Koštovka, or St Catherine’s Wine Tasting.

Growth of Slovak economy slows

The economy recorded its lowest growth rate since the fourth quarter of 2014.16. Nov 2016, at 15:10

Water sportsmen have a new slalom coursePhoto

The water slalom club used money from the Danube Fund to build access to the water, a bench and a slalom course.9. Nov 2016, at 16:05

Improved access to the water at the Karloveská zátoka.

New trade union at Volkswagen

The courts will decide over the assets of the dissolved trade union organisation.3. Nov 2016, at 16:06

Trade unions at Volkswagen are no longer members of OZ KOVO.

Iconic warehouse awaits reconstruction, again

The former industrial building is part of the panorama of Eurovea2. Nov 2016, at 12:02

Warehouse Nr 7 is part of the Eurovea's panorama.

More Slovaks are migrating for work, in spite of increasing job opportunities

Demographic development has a significant impact on the labour market31. Oct 2016, at 22:27

Chemical time bomb in Vrakuňa still ticking

Environment Ministry expects works to insulate the dump will start next year.28. Oct 2016, at 6:50

Vrakuňa’s citizens presented apples washed in water with leaked toxins at the protest.

Rowing returns to the Danube

University students won a grant to provide recreational rowing in Bratislava.27. Oct 2016, at 16:25

Students want to return recreational rowing on the Danube River.

Bratislava will get a brand new bus station

Stanica Nivy will combine transport interchange and shopping centre20. Oct 2016, at 13:07

The visualisation of the Stanica Nivy project

New IC trains will be faster, with fewer stops

The state rail carrier ZSSK resumes running IC trains on the Bratislava-Košice route after 11 months.19. Oct 2016, at 11:01

ZSSK is resuming IC trains on the Bratislava-Košice route.

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