Sunday, 18 August 2019
Business | Radio Prague

Tycoon Karel Komárek is expanding into the IT business in a big way, reported. His group KKCG is setting up a new holding company that aims to be the biggest Czech-owned IT firm in the country – and also to expand to Western European markets, said. Komárek is the third richest Czech. His business interests include betting company Sazka, crude oil and gas delivery via the firm MND and the Fischer travel agency.

Cinema | Animation Magazine

The striking Czech puppet animation short by Daria Kashcheeva, Daughter, is heading to Los Angeles for the final Student Oscar medal ceremony. The piece was one of three finalists chosen from 1,615 entries from around the world.



Czech Republic and the EU | Radio Prague

An amendment to the law on foreigners, in effect as of the beginning of August, has brought a series of changes concerning mainly foreigners from non-EU countries. Among other things, it introduces compulsory integration courses and quotas for economic migration. But, according to migration experts, the law is excessively restrictive.

Politics | Radio Prague

President Miloš Zeman says he will definitely not appoint the Social Democrats' nominee for arts minister to the post, reigniting a political crisis that has been going on for months. With the party insisting they get their way, the governing coalition's days could be numbered.

Prague |

Women's parking spaces are a regular phenomenon in Austria and Germany where they can be found at motorway restrooms, restaurants, and shopping centers. The practice isn't as common in the Czech Republic, though according to the Czech daily Metro, it's gaining popularity.

Opinion | Balkan Insight

The Czech Republic's oligarch prime minister likes to present himself as a no-nonsense workaholic keeping the EU on its toes. But his image masks a populist instinct.

Business | Radio Prague

Jan Špidlen is the fourth generation of his family to work as a master violin maker. What are some of the secrets to crafting top class violins? And how has the industry changed in the last few decades?

Life | Prague Daily Monitor

What to do in Prague this weekend? Drink beer in Fata Morgana greenhouse, watch martial art performances while tasting exotic food from Asia, recover with a yoga-vegan brunch session on Sunday morning and end it in the rhythm of tango on the Lucerna Rooftop.

Life | Honest Guide

What are the best skateboarding places in Prague? Janek and Honza asked the one and only Maxim Habanec, Czech pro skater, who totally highjacked this episode!

Sport | Climber News

After a hard competition that saw him not topping any of the Bouldering problems in finals – Adam Ondra has proven he is the world's best lead climber. In Finals Adam Ondra of the Czech Republic managed to get one hold further than anyone else – taking Gold in the IFSC Lead Climbing World Championships.