Sunday, 1 March 2015
Business | Radio Prague

The Czech Republic and South Korea on Thursday upgraded their business ties, signing a strategic partnership agreement.

Business | ČTK

A Muslim woman with a hijab has a much smaller chance of gaining a job than the rest, as shown by an experiment in which some firms were sent a CV with a photo of a female job seeker with or without the headscarf, activist Klara Popovova said at the seminar Muslim Bogeys Thursday.

Business | ČTK

The Moravia-Silesia Region made a mistake when permitting the construction of the second gearbox plant of the South Korean Hyundai car maker in Nosovice, the Supreme Administrative Court (NSS) ruled Thursday.

Business | CIA News

The number of T-Mobile Czech Republic’s mobile-service customers grew 2.9% year-on-year to six million in 2014.

Business | CIA News

CzechInvest will be preparing strategies for priority foreign territories in the upcoming months. Within three years, the implementation of the new strategy should make the Czech Republic one of the 10 European countries most attractive for investors.

Business | CIA News

CTP will present its developing CTPark Network at the MIPIM 2015 trade fair in Cannes and will show the region of Central and Eastern Europe as an attractive and innovative location for investments.

Business | ČTK

The Finance Ministry may remove the gambling licences granted to casinos if these licences go against new regulations issued by municipalities, the Supreme Administrative Court decided, rejecting a complaint by the Synot Tip betting company. "The Finance Ministry must not ignore bans on operating gambling rooms declared by municipalities on their territory," judge Tomáš Langášek said.

Business | Radio Prague

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, on an official visit to South Korea, has said that economic cooperation between the Czech Republic and the northeast Asian country could include the defence and nuclear industries alongside car manufacture.

Business | Real Estate | The Prague Post

Developer Flow East released an environmental audit showing that their planned Flower Building has higher environmental standards than the existing occupant of the site at Václavské náměstí 47. But the planned building is not without controversy.

Business | ČTK

The Czech state forest company Lesy CR (LCR) has refused to hand over about 60,000 hectares of forest to churches, which is almost a half of the 140,000 hectares they claim within the ongoing restitution, LCR general director Daniel Szorad told journalists Wednesday.

Business | ČTK

Big Brother, a Czech mock-award for a constant snooper that is annually presented by the Iuridicum Remedium NGO, goes to the Google company this year for its monitoring of people's e-mails and opaque snooping on users' privacy, the project's head Jan Voboril told journalists Wednesday.

Business | CIA News

Retail chain Lidl invested CZK 1bn into the modernisation of its stores on the Czech market in 2014. Lidl Česká Republika’s general director Pavel Stratil has stated that the company will continue with the investments at the same rate in 2015.

Business | CIA News

Totally 62,000 new sole traders were registered in the Czech Republic in 2014, down 10% y/y. The no. of new sole traders was the lowest in 9 years.

Business | CIA News

The company SALFA will in 2015 gradually open new pharmacies of the pharmacy/drugstore concept and also independent pharmacies.

Business | ČTK

The Prague-seated CZ Hermex armament company has admitted having supplied aircraft artillery and ammunition to Ukraine throughout 2014, which Kiev partly re-exported but a part of it ended up with the Ukrainian military, Mladá fronta Dnes reports.