Wednesday, 22 February 2017
National | ČTK

The Senate changes to the national parks' draft rules are like massacring Šumava with a power saw, Czech Environment Minister Richard Brabec (ANO) said.

National | Prague TV

Events to mark the 75th anniversary of the destruction of Lidice will take place June 10, 2017, at the memorial site of the Central Bohemian village.



Politics | ČTK

The Social Democrats (ČSSD) will probably lose the remnants of their liberal voters and cause the ties between Prague and the West to weaken by their latest trend of embracing the Communists (KSČM) as a potential government partner, Josef Mlejnek writes in daily Lidové noviny (LN) yesterday.

Real Estate | Prague TV

One wing of the Industrial Palace (Průmyslový palác) at Výstaviště in Prague's Holešovice district was destroyed in a fire in 2008 and has yet to be rebuilt. The city, which owns the complex, is now looking at two options. One is to create a replica of the landmark historical structure. The other is to build something completely new.

Business | ČTK

Last year was the most successful at the Czech art auction market in modern history, Robert Mečkovský, who wrote the ART+ yearbook that described the auction market in 2016, told journalists yesterday.

National | ČTK

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, ČSSD) will ask the Financial Authority to explain the questions surrounding untaxed one-crown bonds, he told media yesterday, adding that the answer Finance Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) has sent him in this respect is insufficient.

Life | Prague TV

Prague will continue in its efforts to become a friendly city by putting more chairs and tables in public spaces. Currently they are in eight locations with 340 chairs and 90 tables, and Prague City Hall is contemplating 10 to 15 more locations for public furniture.

Life | Prague TV

British The Pigeon Detectives are coming to Prague for the first time. They will seek for holy grail of indie rock in Chapeau Rouge on March 24th 2017.

Life | ČTK

The 19th One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival to be held in Prague on March 6-15 will offer 121 documentaries from some 70 countries, its organisers told reporters yesterday.

Life | Prague TV

The Malá Inventura festival of new theater is starting its 15th year and will run from Feb. 22 to March 1, with further events in Jičín, České Budějovice, Opava and Jihlava. Many but not all of the presentations in Prague will be nonverbal or have English surtitles.

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