Saturday, 30 July 2016
Finance | ČTK

Finance Minister Andrej Babiš launched the negotiations with individual ministers about the 2017 Czech state budget bill on Thursday, meeting Robert Pelikán (justice), Richard Brabec (environment) and Daniel Herman. Babiš has drafted a budget with a deficit projected at CZK 60 billion. The bill includes pay rise for teachers, nurses and doctors, higher pensions and higher health insurance payments that the state pays on behalf of children, pensioners and the unemployed.

Politics | ČTK

Czech politicians, mainly regional governors and mayors, are building Olympic parks before the Rio Summer Olympics, having found a chance to present themselves as patriots two months before regional and Senate elections, Hospodáčaké noviny reports.



National | Radio Prague

An opinion survey in which Czechs were asked to evaluate world leaders indicates that Czechs have the biggest respect for Pope Francis, who received a positive evaluation from two thirds of respondents. More than half of respondents also gave a positive evaluation to US President Barack Obama.

National | ČTK

President Miloš Zeman is a Russian Trojan horse in an information war, the European Values think tank said on Thursday when unveiling a study on Czech websites that serve disinformation purposes.

National | Radio Prague

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said his government was planning to raise doctors and nurses salaries by 10 percent for three successive years in order to stabilize the sector and put an end to the ongoing brain drain.

National | ČTK

Growth in online gambling is a new phenomenon in the Czech Republic, national anti-drug coordinator Jindřich Vobořil said on Thursday, presenting the annual gambling report for 2015.

National | Radio Prague

The NGO Friends of the Earth is striving to start a broad debate on expanding wilderness sites outside of the country's national parks.

Arts | Prague TV

This year marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, and if you still aren't over-barded by all the events, there is a talk and Q&A with Eric Rasmussen, an expert on Shakespeare's First Folio.

Life | Prague TV

Prague has a deserved reputation as the gay sex capital of eastern Europe - Prague TV's gay and lesbian listing shows you the way to Prague's hot spots amid a thriving and developing scene in the Czech Republic.

Cinema | Prague TV

A remake with the main roles filled by women is a pale ghost of the original version

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Sport | Prague Daily Monitor

The same teams as last year met again in the final for the under 19 international tournament.

Sport | Prague TV

Footballing rivalries between Sparta and Slavia Praha resume this weekend when the Synot Liga kicks off the 2016/17 season.