Jana Liptáková

Jana Liptáková

About author

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.

List of authors articles

Attackers use latest technologies to trick bank clients for money

Open banking means new opportunities for cyberattackers.6. Apr 2020, at 13:34

Banks warn that fake e-shops selling face masks have mushroomed in Slovakia.

Digital banking is becoming a reality in Slovakia

The COVID-19 pandemic may push banks to jump more intensively on the digitisation wave.6. Apr 2020, at 13:24

Peter Ivanka, expert in digital banking at the Slovak IT company Softec

Filling the market gap with e-vans

Coronavirus robs as well as creates new opportunities in e-mobility.3. Apr 2020, at 9:05

Voltia vans in the production hall of Hollen.

Former military premises in Bratislava forests open to public

Parallel road brings Bratislavans to recreation area more safely.1. Apr 2020, at 16:41

The parallel road with Pekná Cesta Road.

Unused silo block will turn into a landmark

Developer searching for building’s new function.29. Mar 2020, at 18:37

The silo block in the former Palma's premises.

Bad, worse, or worst. Central bank shows its scenarios for Slovak economy

Slovakia is headed into recession.25. Mar 2020, at 13:20

Peter Kažimír, Governor of the National Bank of SLovakia

Carmakers halting production is only a minor problem, given the circumstances

Extent of damage will depend on how long restrictions last. Some companies might benefit from the crisis.19. Mar 2020, at 18:02

Volkswagen Slovakia has already interrupted production.

Cars will be cast away from the Tyršovo embankment

Part of the wild car park is already fenced.19. Mar 2020, at 7:28

The fenced part of the wild parking lot on Tyršovo Nábrežie

New government faces COVID-19 virus challenge

Outgoing government slammed over “reckless” fiscal plans.13. Mar 2020, at 8:44

Richard Sulík (SaS), Igor Matovič (OĽaNO), Boris Kollár (Sme Rodina) and Andrej Kiska (Za Ľudí), from left.

The COVID-19 virus to slow down Slovak economy

Firms are cancelling meetings and business trips, disinfecting their premises and sending their employees to work from home.11. Mar 2020, at 19:16

Illustrative stock photo

Circular economy requires change in the mindset of firms and customers

Transition from a linear economy brings new business opportunities.9. Mar 2020, at 9:55

Slovakia has adopted new legislation to make landfilling more expensive

Fico's former apartment is for sale. This is how it looks now

The Bonaparte residential building has become a metaphor for corruption and tax fraud.5. Mar 2020, at 17:14

The hall connected with the kitchen and dining area with a fireplace.

Following the traces of wolves

Volunteers from around the globe come to Slovakia every year to help map the population of wolves.4. Mar 2020, at 18:56

Traces of the seven-member wolf pack.

Štefánikova Street has maintained its elegance

Originally the field road became more important after the railway was built.4. Mar 2020, at 16:53

The historical look of Štefánikova Street.

Vagaská: Customers have power to push businesses to be more responsible

Companies should be actively engaged in environmental protection.2. Mar 2020, at 11:14

Ivana Vagaská, executive director of the Business Leaders Forum (BLF)

Former Filiálka railway station in city centre is awaiting its new fate

It was closest to its rebirth 10 years ago when it was part of the international railway corridor project.24. Feb 2020, at 10:19

The former railway station Bratislava - Filiálka

Fiscal council can criticise, but not halt, the irresponsible spending of public money

The budgetary responsibility council struggles to keep its political independence.19. Feb 2020, at 17:06

Juraj Kotian, Anetta Čaplánová, Ivan Šramko and Viktor Novysedlák of the Council of Budget Responsibility

Sader: Flexible education system is key to further developing BSC sector

Slovak government should be more active to attract new centres.14. Feb 2020, at 15:56

Arjen Sader speaking at the conference dedicated to the business service centre sector.

No big reforms. Parties are lukewarm with their promises for businesses

What are parties promising business ahead of elections?14. Feb 2020, at 13:52

Brownfields in Bratislava make up an area the size of Lamač

The Slovak capital is getting a brownfield register.14. Feb 2020, at 11:52

The former military area on Devínska Kobyla