Saturday, 19 April 2014
National | Transitions Online/Respekt

This winter, Chinese medicine will be available at a Czech hospital for the first time, and the hospital director says nearly 300 people are already on a waiting list to try it. While in the United States and parts of Europe the co-existence of Western and Eastern health systems is not unusual, in the Czech Republic it remains a novelty, with strong backers and vocal critics. An official with the Czech Medical Chamber calls it "a Pandora's box" that could create a field day for charlatans.

Prague | Prague Wandering

Through the social enterprise Pragulic people can sign up for tours led by homeless people who are trained to give these tours, and part of the proceeds from the tour goes directly to the tour guide.



National | ČTK

Russia should reduce its military presence along the border with Ukraine and thereby ease the situation, Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said after meeting French President Francois Hollande in Paris Thursday.

National | aktuálně.cz

NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe has approached Czech military over alliance's plan to boost military presence in eastern Europe in response to Ukraine crisis.

Prague | ČTK

Prague hospitals operated by the Health Ministry will, in several weeks, be required to accept patients whom rescuers drive to them as emergency cases.

Business | ČTK

French nuclear company Areva is taking back a court appeal against its elimination from the tender for the expansion of the nuclear power plant Temelín following its cancellation a week ago.

National | Radio Prague

A recent incident at a home for children with behavioral problems has sparked a debate on the criminal liability of minors with the education minister proposing tougher punishment for juvenile perpetrators of violent crimes.


When your child dreams in a language not your mother tongue

Life | Prague Wandering

"Could an hour of blindness open your eyes?" That is the question of Prague's riveting "Invisible Exhibition", an interactive showcase which thrusts visitors into the dark. Originally billed to run at New Town Hall until April, the exhibition has since extended its stay indefinitely due to its popularity among locals and tourists alike.

Life | Radio Prague

Three years ago Prague Zoo launched its biggest conservation project to date – helping to save the Przewalski horse from extinction.

Arts | ČTK

A collection of Alfons Mucha's posters, assembled by former tennis star Ivan Lendl, may be put on display in China at the end of the year and in the future, it may be permanently installed in Prague, the new owner said.

Dining | Prague Wandering

A new movement is afoot in the Czech Republic to raise the profile of traditional Czech cuisine, both going back to pre-communist recipes that were big on quality and using a modern approach to presentation.

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Life | Prague Wandering
Cinema | Prague TV