Saturday, 23 February 2019
Business | Brno Daily

An analysis conducted by NimbleFins ranked the top 12 countries in Europe for startup businesses, with the indicators being economic health, cost of doing business, business climate, and the quality of labor force. Germany, the UK, and Ireland rank in the top 3 respectively, while Czech Republic ranks 6th – behind Switzerland and Estonia. Sources of the analysis include the World Bank, OECD, UNESCO, and the World Economic Forum.

Life | Radio Prague

If you visit the Czech countryside at the start of the year you are likely to receive an invitation to attend a "zabijačka" – in other words a pig-slaughter feast; a centuries old tradition that is still observed in many parts of the country. While for some it is a barbaric practice that has no place in the present-day, for others it is an important part of village folklore that brings people together.



National | Radio Prague

The White House press department has confirmed that the Czech prime minister, Andrej Babiš, will meet with President Donald Trump at the White House on March 7th. It will be the first visit by a Czech head of government in eight years.

National | Radio Prague

The planned meeting between President Donald Trump and Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš in March made headline news in the Czech Republic, sparking a great deal of media comment. Radio Prague asked former Washington-based journalist Daniel Anýž for his take on the planned meeting.

Business | Prague TV

Low-cost carrier Ryanair announced a new route between Václav Havel Airport Prague and Bordeaux-Merignac Airport in the southwest of France. Twice-weekly service will commence in October as part of Ryanair's Prague Winter 2019 schedule.

National | Business | Radio Prague

Thursday was the first anniversary of the shocking murder of Ján Kuciak, a young Slovak journalist who was gunned down with his fiancée. One year on rallies in the couple's honour were held in Slovakia and Prague, while a new investigative journalism centre in Bratislava has been named after Kuciak. But have perceptions of reporters changed in this part of the world?

Prague | Prague TV

Prague City Hall is looking into the renovation of the Old Town Market (Staroměstska tržnice), located between the streets 28. října a Rytířská. The project should cost some CZK 250 million to CZK 300 million.

Arts | Brno Daily

On February 24, BEST Divadlo return to Kabinetu Múz with their latest production, "Wenceslas Square", an ensemble comedy by Larry Shue.

Cinema | Prague TV

Three recent films will show a different side of life in the Middle East as part of the Arabian Nights film festival that runs until Feb. 24 at kino Lucerna.

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