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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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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.

U.S. Steel: Will they stay or will they go?

Minsters confirm talks over possible sale of Košice plant.2. Feb 2017, at 11:31

U.S. Steel Košice

How we spoke in Bratislava

Germanist Jozef Tancer wrote a book, Untangled Tongues, about the phenomenon of multilingualism in historical Bratislava.27. Jan 2017, at 7:59

Jozef Tancer

Changes in utility tariffs cause backlash

Independence of regulator questioned after PM’s overtly ‘political’ intervention.26. Jan 2017, at 18:50

Jozef Holjenčík, chair of the Regulatory Office for Network Industries

Sorting out biodegradable waste

Waste sorting and recycling are still challenges in Slovakia.19. Jan 2017, at 16:44

Brown bins are for biowaste.

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

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