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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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The art of baking Bratislava rollsPhoto

Vienna has Sacher torte, Budapest has Somlói galuska and Bratislava has rolls15. Dec 2017, at 10:36

Ján Šimunek loves Bratislava rolls, especially those filled with poppy seed.
UPDATED: 14. DEC 2017, AT 20:05

Slovakia will have deficit budget in 2018

Analysts call for faster consolidation of public finances13. Dec 2017, at 13:39

Finance Minister Peter Kažimír

Real estate market is growingPhoto

It reflects especially in a boom in construction of industrial real estate while the retail real estate market remains attractive thanks to the decreasing unemployment and growing purchase power.7. Dec 2017, at 15:25

The visualisation of the Stanica Nivy project

Franciscans renew the beauty of a forgotten Advent traditionPhoto

The Rorate masses celebrated in candlelight and with church music offer a calming down before Christmas5. Dec 2017, at 18:12

The Rorate masses celebrated in the Franciscan church in Bratislava offer a magical atmosphere.
The premises of Galanta-Gáň park now has new owners from China.

Archivist is officer and detective in onePhoto

Bratislava City Archive is one of the best preserved city archives in central Europe1. Dec 2017, at 8:47

Guild books, like this one from 1569, often contain beautiful illustrations.

State extends support for the purchase of electric and plug-in hybrid cars

Tesla does not qualify for the contribution30. Nov 2017, at 17:14

Illustrative stock photo

The era of pay phones in Bratislava is over

Contrary to other cities like Vienna or Prague, there are actually no public phones in the Slovak capital28. Nov 2017, at 17:25

Removing unused telephone booths in the Old Town.

Messerschmidt created most of his character heads in Pressburg

Bratislava will name a square after the prominent artist24. Nov 2017, at 13:00

A replica of one head from the series Character Heads by F. X. Messerschmidt; ownership of the Slovak National Gallery

Job ads should inform about basic salary

One of the proposal’s authors from the Smer coalition voted in May against a similar proposal authored by opposition deputies23. Nov 2017, at 17:02

The shortage of workforce is a growing problem for entrepreneurs.

Námestie Slobody square closer to faceliftPhoto

The Bratislava city council wants to revitalise the square by the end of 201823. Nov 2017, at 9:24

The winning project for revitalisation of Námestie Slobody square

New legislation protects creditors from unfair mergers

Fraudulent mergers were a legal business model enabling unfair businesses to get rid of debts21. Nov 2017, at 10:39

Tightening conditions when merging companies will increase the red tape of lawful mergers and prolong this procedure.

Amazon returns centre in Sereď already in operationPhoto

The centre is the largest and one of Amazon’s most technologically advanced ones16. Nov 2017, at 7:59

Amazon returns centre in Sereď

The story of iconic hand-cream goes on

Indulona was used as shoe polish or for frying, till today used as ointment for people suffering from skin problems13. Nov 2017, at 7:24

Indulona hand cream is one of products that survived the change in regime in 1989 and has remained popular in Slovakia.

Unfair practices or a market advantage?

Slovak companies see lower local wages to be one of a few competitive advantages.13. Nov 2017, at 6:30

The number of workers sent from Slovakia to other EU countries is increasing.

Bus station Mlynské Nivy is gradually disappearingPhoto

Lots of material will be reused10. Nov 2017, at 8:18

Demolition of the Mlynské Nivy bus station.

Gabčíkovo turns 25

The hydropower plant on the Danube remains controversial3. Nov 2017, at 11:02

The hydropower plant Gabčíkovo

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