Sunday, 24 March 2019
Business | Radio Prague

Scientists from the Technical University in Brno have responded to an appeal to help albinos in Ghana, creating an affordable, high-factor sun protection cream that can be produced cheaply in local conditions from easily available ingredients.

Business | Prague Daily Monitor

Hospodářské noviny reports that the PPF group, which belongs to Petr Kellner, sold bonds worth CZK 14 billion or EUR 550 million to investors on Thursday. The seven-year bonds were issued by group company PPF Arena 1 and carried a yield of 3.125%.

National | Business | Foreign Policy

Eastern Europe has long resisted same-sex marriage. Prague might be about to change that.

Business | Brno Daily

Not sure how to prepare for the Jobspin Multilingual Job Fair? Read more about what you can do to make a great impression on the recruiters and employers. Have a look at what the day holds for visiting job-seekers!

Business | Prague Daily Monitor

The Czech edition of Wikipedia was blacked out all day on Thursday, as part of a protest against new EU copyright laws. The campaign conducted by Wikipedia in a number of European countries, is against Articles 11 and 13 of the new European Union Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, which comes into effect shortly.

Business | Brno Daily

Crestyl, a British developer, is making plans to demolish the Tesco building near Brno's Hlavni nadrazi. After the demolition, the space is planned to have six smaller buildings. Some of the planned usages include office spaces, housing, hotels, restaurants, and shops.

Finance | Radio Prague

The Labour and Social Affairs Ministry on Monday announced its plan to increase the total parental leave benefit from 220,000 to 300,000 crowns. Despite the increase, the real value of the allowance will be lower than twelve years ago, Czech Radio's data journalism team reported on Wednesday. Daniel Prokop, sociologist from the Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University says one solution to problem would be an inflation adjustment of parental benefit allowance.

National | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

The Senate in a secret ballot, on Wednesday, chose not to approve Charles University Vice Rector and Law Professor Ales Gerloch's nomination to the Constitutional Court. Gerloch received only 19 out of 64 votes cast and his nomination failed.

National | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

Tereza Hluskova who was arrested at Lahore airport, while attempting to smuggle out nine kilograms of heroin, in January 2018, was sentenced by a Pakistani court on Wednesday. She will spend eight years and eight months in prison near Lahore, and in addition, will have to pay a fine of 113,000 Pakistani Rupees.

Business | Prague TV

People have become increasingly concerned about the origin of the meat they eat. A small farm called Kukburg - Farm to Table, located near Prague just outside the city of Černošice, offers beef and lamb grown in a sustainable manner.

Czech Republic and the EU | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) will travel to Brussels on Thursday and Friday, to attend the Spring European Council meeting. On the agenda, will be talks on strengthening the European economic base, climate change, a summit with China and ways to tackle disinformation.

National | Business | Reuters

The Czech Republic may support a delay to the date of Brexit at the upcoming European Council meeting, Prime Minister Andrej Babis said on Wednesday.

Business | Transitions Online

Despite threats to free movement across Europe, there are still cities for European millennials to consider moving to, and Prague ranks second.

National | Business | Radio Prague

Japanese professor of architecture Yoshio Sakurai has over the past twelve years visited every building ever realised by Adolf Loos, the Brno-born pioneer of European Modern architecture in the early 20th century. A sketchbook and camera in hand, Prof. Sakurai was on a mission that has now been fulfilled: to create exact scale models of Loos's best works.

National | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

The cabinet headed by Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) met with representatives of the Association of Towns and Municipalities on Wednesday, to discuss amendments to the public construction law.