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.

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Bratislava’s iconic historical pharmacy may do its magic again

The city council is negotiating with the current owner of the pharmacy’s precious furniture about its return to Bratislava.1. Oct 2020, at 20:03

The former Salvator Pharmacy houses an exhibition about its history.

Higher demand extends work time at USSK

The situation in the European steel market remains challenging.1. Oct 2020, at 18:17

Work hours are extended at the coated products division.

Slovakia gears up for a new highway toll system

The controversial contract for the current system will terminate at the end of 2022.28. Sep 2020, at 14:05

Trucks have been paying for kilometres driven on selected roads across Slovakia for 10 years.

City discovery game puts Bratislava in a new light

Alternative city guides developed by Slovak-Dutch team are a hit across Europe.25. Sep 2020, at 6:29

During the game players can admire some of the city’s best views.

The older the vine, the better the wine. How to keep an old vineyard alive

A group of friends has revitalised the Tále vineyard in Bratislava's Rača.16. Sep 2020, at 14:55

Vinica Tál wineyard

Bratislava has new lookout point – the tower of the Franciscan Church

Franciscans present their history and presence via 3D technology.11. Sep 2020, at 12:54

The restored tower of the Franciscan Church.

Pandemic has changed the tax calendar in Slovakia. Here is what you need to know

The deadline for filing tax returns has finally been set.10. Sep 2020, at 20:13

Slovakia is following the trend by producing electric car batteries

InoBat Auto will be the first supplier of tailor-made car batteries.8. Sep 2020, at 7:10

Project of InoBat Auto and Wildcat Discovery Technologies will move Slovakia forward in one of the fastest growing areas – electromobility.

US companies in Slovakia: COVID-19 has created a new normal for us

The health and safety of employees and clients is the number one priority.4. Sep 2020, at 10:00

The COVID-19 pandemic is not the only problem that U.S Steel Košice is facing.

Pandemic has changed plans of American investors

The full impact on bilateral trade will only be seen once the pandemic ends and economic life returns to normal.2. Sep 2020, at 10:10

Amazon’s returns centre in Sereď is an example of a successful US project in Slovakia.

Baker of legendary rolls tries a forgotten Bratislava delicacy

The biscuits were once more popular than Bratislava rolls.27. Aug 2020, at 11:04

Ján Šimunek

Unionists and government lock horns over minimum wage

The minimum wage will increase less and will be cut from work surcharges.26. Aug 2020, at 11:26

Labour Minister Milan Krajniak (Sme Rodina) introducing the compromise minimum wage proposal.

Bratislava is searching for a site for the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier memorial

The Old Town is against the proposed place, seeing it as indecent and inappropriate.21. Aug 2020, at 13:19

The park with the Marek Čulen statue

Bratislava’s Lido is much more than a legendary river beach with pools

The Danube’s southern bank between the Old and Apollo bridges is a piece of Bratislava’s history.14. Aug 2020, at 9:37

Architecture historian Peter Szalay

Slovak startups eye Germany when scaling up their businesses

Three local startups selected to tour Germany.14. Aug 2020, at 9:19

The tour in Germany has provided a chance to interact with other startups.

The novel virus has brought new solutions for customers as well as a switch to online communication

Companies will be able to assess the impacts of the pandemic only at the end of 2020.10. Aug 2020, at 9:00

chaeffler expects demand to increase again in the coming months.

Pandemic increased interest in Slovakia as a business destination

Drop in demand is a major challenge for German companies in Slovakia.6. Aug 2020, at 8:45

The range of car models produced in Bratislava may extend this summer.

The simplification of taxes in Slovakia is an imperative

The coronavirus crisis has hit all economic sectors, including tax, audit and consultancy3. Aug 2020, at 9:30

Tax returns, illustrative stock photo

A world of its own. Bratislava’s highest point is unique in every season

Devínska Kobyla is unparalleled in its botanical, entomological and paleontological value.31. Jul 2020, at 13:00

Resumed grazing on Devínska Kobyla

Turning kurzarbeit into a permanent labour market instrument

The short-time work scheme to help companies during next crises.27. Jul 2020, at 14:25

Kurzarbeit is meant to keep employment in struggling companies.