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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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Marking Maria TheresaPhoto

Exhibitions, conferences, coronation festivities and more.24. Mar 2017, at 9:00

Schloss Hof holds the Alliances and Enmities exhibition.

Slovakia responds cautiously to possible EC-Gazprom deal

EC says commitments by Gazprom would improve trade in Russian gas in Europe.23. Mar 2017, at 15:05

European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager speaks during a media conference regarding Gazprom at EU headquarters in Brussels on March 13.

Tracing the brooks and springs of BratislavaPhoto

There are three Vydricas, so-called water dráhy and springs with legends surrounding them.17. Mar 2017, at 14:59

A bridge over the Vydrica brook in the Bratislava city forest.

Rental housing lacks tradition in Slovakia

The shortage of rental housing is cited as one of the reasons behind low mobility of the labour force.16. Mar 2017, at 20:06

As much as 89.3 percent of the Slovakia's population live in their own flat or house.

Lack of qualified labour drives up wages

As the pool of people to fill vacancies shrinks, salaries rise.13. Mar 2017, at 6:50

How were criminals punished in mediaeval Bratislava?Photo

People perceived justice differently in the Middle Ages.10. Mar 2017, at 14:44

A depiction of punishments in the mediaeval justice system.

Regulator, under pressure, reverses utility price hikes

Parliament to consider proposed reform of the regulator later in March.10. Mar 2017, at 9:11

Questionable testing at Nováky power plant ends

Citizens of Horná Nitra complained about worsened air pollution; HBP mine denies accusations.4. Mar 2017, at 13:54

Power plant Elektárne Nováky (ENO)

Fico would like to obtain some influence in Košice steelmaker

The European Commission imposed definitive anti-dumping duties on import duties on some steel products from China.4. Mar 2017, at 13:52

Shortage of qualified labour hits Slovakia

Difficulty in hiring qualified labour has been a main complaint of businesses in Slovakia for some time.2. Mar 2017, at 6:25

JLR plant, cheap mortgages alter market

In the sector of industrial real estate attention is focused on Nitra and its vicinity, where Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is building a new plant.1. Mar 2017, at 6:30

North-south gas interconnection moves closer

Slovak gas projects will receive finances from the European Union.28. Feb 2017, at 14:41

The gas pipeline operator Eustream is the biggest taxpayer in Slovakia.

Legendary Luna bar to reopenPhoto

The programme in the bar will focus on retro and oldies.24. Feb 2017, at 14:19

Luna Bar in the Kyjev Hotel

Lack of experts challenges ICT sector

To maintain the competitiveness, the Slovak government must support digitising the economy and take a positive stance towards the ICT sector, according to experts.22. Feb 2017, at 9:21

Illustrative stock photo

Completion of D1 Bratislava-Košice highway still far away

Future financing of highway construction remains in question.14. Feb 2017, at 7:10

Section of D1 highway between Bratislava and Trnava.

Not just developing but managing warehouses too

As a small country, Slovakia should focus on projects that go beyond its borders .13. Feb 2017, at 7:35

Peter Bečár

New map shows industrial past of Bratislava

The first edition of the Slovak-English map of industrial monuments in Bratislava was sold out within two weeks.10. Feb 2017, at 11:36

Martin Lipták with the map of industrial monuments in Bratislava.

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