Tuesday, 26 May 2015
Business | ČTK

The Czech government's draft plan of action for nuclear energy development includes the plan to build two new units in both Czech nuclear power plants, Dukovany and Temelín, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said during his visit to the Dukovany plant Saturday.

Business | Prague Connect

There are seven days in the week, and “someday” isn’t one of them.

Business | CIAnews.cz

ArcelorMittal Tubular Products Ostrava has won the contract for the production of 20 seamless steel pipes that will be part of the structure of the oil platform in Nigeria's Egina undersea oil bed.

Business | CIAnews.cz

The Ostrava public transit company (DPO) will invest CZK 1bn into purchasing vehicles, improving the quality of transport infrastructure and improving public transit operations in 2015. And it will do so using European funds, the Swiss-Czech Cooperation program, money from the state budget, the budget of

Business | CIAnews.cz

At the end of May the Czech Republic's tax income increased by CZK 5.9bn y/y after the previous drop according to Finance Minister Andrej Babiš.

Business | Radio Prague

Czech search engine Seznam has shown in its 2014 results that it has fine-tuned the formula for extracting earnings from its core Internet activity and web servers. But questions are still raised whether its relatively small local market is not too much of a handicap. Seznam announced some impressive figures in its 2014 results on Wednesday. Turnover accelerated by 7.5%, twice the level of 2013, to total 3.129 billion crowns.

Business | The Wall Street Journal

The Czech Republic is reshaping its power market to give the government a bigger role, but a Brussels challenge may result on concerns the move breaches the European Union's rules while offering inroads for additional Russian influence.

Business | Radio Prague

'IMF approved' is probably a badge that the Czech government ministers, finance ministry officials, and central bank policy setters could wear with pride after the latest visit and assessment from the international economic watchdog and advisor.

Finance | Reuters

The Czech central bank's board will debate limiting Czech state bonds purchases by local banks, to help protect the banks from any deterioration in the country's financial health, the newspaper Hospodarske Noviny said on Thursday.

Business | ČTK

The Danish TV2 channel has uncovered a case of a Danish company misusing the identity of Czech citizens in order to gain state subsidies, CTK has learnt from the Czech Centre of Independent Investigation (CNI) that helped TV2 unveil the case.

Business | CIA News

On May 20, 2015, coal mining company Sokolovská Uhelná entered into an agreement on the buyout of 30% stake owned by Jan Kroužecký.

Business | CIA News

The total sum redistributed to health insurance companies within the framework of public health insurance in the Czech Republic amounted to CZK 17.91bn in May 2015, while it was CZK 17.83bn in May 2014.

Business | Radio Prague

The agriculture ministers of the Visegrad countries, along with Bulgaria, Romania and Slovenia, agreed on Tuesday on a joint statement in which they are calling on the European Commission to take measures to hamper the allegedly excessive economic power of retail chains in relations with their suppliers.

Business | Radio Prague

The Czech Republic is dissected by some major rivers but water transport is now very much a Cinderella sector compared with road, rail, and air transport. But there are now moves to give rivers a much greater role.

Business | Minonline

The IBT Media-owned Newsweek revealed its plans to launch a Czech language edition of the magazine in November. This is according to a press release which also revealed it'll be issuing this edition through Newsweek's Czech daughter company MediaRey SE.