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

Suppliers are an integral part of the automotive industry in Slovakia

Lack of qualified labour is an issue for suppliers, too.11. Jan 2019, at 9:54

Matador Holding is a premium Slovak Tier 1 supplier of the automotive industry.

Why a Pyramid?

As the only upside-down pyramid in the world it conceals a unique slide atrium, even creating a spiritual space.11. Jan 2019, at 5:55

The ceremonially lit upside-down pyramid

Slovakia among countries hard Brexit would hit the heaviest

These are seven events expected in Slovakia’s economy in 2019.10. Jan 2019, at 16:29

The third block of the nuclear power station in Mochovce is planned to be put into operation during the second quarter of 2019.

Let’s take a ride on the Bratislava underground

Bratislava - The Magic Metropolis takes you on a tour of Bratislava on an imaginary underground.21. Dec 2018, at 14:15

The fictitious metro in Bratislava has 14 stations through which travellers can explore the city.

Jaguar Land Rover does not hide its ambitious electric plans

Building a plant on a green field enabled the installation of different technologies21. Dec 2018, at 11:30

Alexander Wortberg, operations director of the JLR plant in Nitra

Economic boom drives investments in real estate

The arrival of Jaguar Land Rover is impacting the industrial as well as residential real estate market.19. Dec 2018, at 17:02

The new bus station in Bratislava is under construction.

Bratislava: Where to go for mulled wine and Christmas presents?

Urban Market and the Good Market offer designer pieces and bio products.5. Dec 2018, at 19:00

The Christmas Market at Main Square in Bratislava

The budget is balanced for the first time

Economists point to budgetary risks.5. Dec 2018, at 13:42

Slovak parliament, illustrative stock photo

Marking a 50th birthday with contemporary music

Contemporary music is finding its audience in Slovakia.2. Dec 2018, at 5:10

Ivan Šiller

Spinning machines will be replaced by office desks

Former industrial building Pradiareň is turning into unusual offices.29. Nov 2018, at 11:10


The Kozics dynasty created a unique photo record of Bratislava

The 2019 calendar offers a selection of historical images taken by the Kozics Studio.23. Nov 2018, at 6:47

The historical photo of the Kozics Studio on today’s Hviezdoslavovo Square.

Automotive industry and e-commerce drive the industrial sector

Western Slovakia with Bratislava remains the strongest locality.19. Nov 2018, at 14:48

Prologis Park Bratislava

Touring wine cellars in Bratislava

Nearly 30 wine cellars and wineries were opened in the boroughs of Rača, Nové Mesto, Vajnory and Devín during the first edition of Po Bratislavských Vínnych Pivniciach event.16. Nov 2018, at 9:35

Wine tasting in Pivnica u Štefana in Devín.

While France has Beaujolais Nouveau, Slovakia has St Catherine's wines

This warm summer with an early harvest was a blessing for young wine.14. Nov 2018, at 16:32

St Catherine's wines

Seven must-see exhibitions from the Month of Photography

Bratislava hosts the 28th year of the photography festival.8. Nov 2018, at 5:33

Former teahouse next to the old, Soviet-era Afghan Exhibition of Economic &Social Achievements in Kabul, 2001

Slovakia will elect the next mayors and councillors on Saturday

Foreigners with permanent residence can cast their vote as well.7. Nov 2018, at 22:32

Slovakia still lags in innovation

The state should make application of adopted strategies its priority, experts claim.7. Nov 2018, at 7:00

Robots assemble vehicles in the carmaker Kia Motors Slovakia.

Alexander Matušek: The automotive industry will undergo revolutionary changes

The Slovak Spectator spoke with the new president of the Slovak Automotive Industry Association (ZAP) Alexander Matušek about the challenges the Slovak automotive industry faces and more.5. Nov 2018, at 13:40

President of the Slovak Automotive Industry Association (ZAP) Alexander Matušek.

Automotive industry gets a boost but also faces challenges

The biggest challenges the automotive industry in Slovakia faces are the ability to remain competitive, the availability of a quality labour force and regulations.5. Nov 2018, at 13:40

New plant of Jaguar Land Rover in Nitra

The murder of Filipino expat Henry Acorda has not made Bratislava a less safe city

Incumbent Bratislava Mayor Ivo Nesrovnal running for re-election does not agree with the opinion that some parts of Bratislava are turning into no-go zones.2. Nov 2018, at 14:53

Ivo Nesrovnal