Monday, 19 November 2018
Business | Radio Prague

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) recommends that the Czech health sector should focus on the effectivity of care due to the fact that the ageing of the population will inevitably lead to a rise in care expenses.

National | Business | Radio Prague

The wildcat is a small carnivorous species that once inhabited the Czech Republic's forests, before it was hunted down at the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries. However, images of the wildcat recently captured by camera traps in some parts of the Czech Republic suggest that the rare feline may once again be settling in the country.

Finance | Prague Daily Monitor

Hospodářské noviny reports that the third and fourth waves of the Electronic Registration of Sales (EET) requirements could realistically come into force from 2020.

National | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

Temperature records all over the country fell on Tuesday, as the warmest summer on record is on its way to becoming the warmest autumn on record. The Moravian-Silesian province saw the warmest temperatures, with a weather station near Bohumin recording a November high of 20.6 degrees Celsius.

Prague | Business | Prague TV

The incoming administration at Prague City Hall is planning restrictions on internet platforms for short-term accommodation. The coalition of Pirates, the United Force for Prague and Praha sobě intends to follow the example of other European cities with an amendment that would allow setting the maximum number of days that the owner of the apartment or house can rent the premises. A change is also now being discussed in the Parliament that would allow the city to raise the fee for a tourist who spends a night in Prague.

Business | Radio Prague

Depending on who you talk to, the centuries-old vision of building a canal linking the Elbe, Oder, and Danube rivers is either a brilliant way to open routes for the Czech Republic to three seas – a "Suez canal for Bohemia" – or an exorbitant project of monumental folly that would endanger water quality in all three river basins and erase precious floodplains from the map of central Europe.

Business | Real Estate | Brno Daily

The Brno city architect's office announced an open international competition last Tuesday to create a new smart design for the Špitálka district. A part of the currently disused complex of the local heating plant is to be transformed into one of the most modern districts in Brno.

Prague | Business | Prague TV

Korean Air and Qatar Airways have both started serving Václav Havel Airport Prague with Boeing 787 Dreamliners. Korean Air is using the plane to link the Czech capital to Seoul, and Qatar Airways started using it on one of its routes to Doha.

Politics | Business | Radio Prague

On Sunday, one of the most famous Czech folk singers, Jaromír Nohavica, received the Medal of Pushkin in Moscow from Russian President Vladimir Putin. Nohavica's acceptance of the medal, which is awarded to citizens and foreigners after approval by Putin, has garnered controversy at home.

Prague | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

Jana Černochová of the Civic Democrats will continue as Mayor of Prague 2, the city's wealthiest borough. The ODS won the elections in Prague 2, with 13 of the 35 seats on offer and was followed closely by the Pirates, who will now sit in opposition.

Prague | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

iDNES.cz reports that the Astronomical Clock on the Old Town Square is faulty according to a leading astronomer, and City Hall will not acknowledge the faults.

Business | EurActiv

Nearly all rabbits, hens, pigs or quails spend their entire life cramped in breeding cages. A European citizens initiative to improve their living conditions was launched in September and was supported by several NGOs in the Czech Republic.

Business | Prague TV

Korean Air and Qatar Airways have both started serving Václav Havel Airport Prague with Boeing 787 Dreamliners. Korean Air is using the plane to link the Czech capital to Seoul, and Qatar Airways started using it on one of its routes to Doha.

Business | Prague Leadership Institute

Today's quote comes from His Holiness the Dali Lama: "When you speak, you only repeat what you know. But, if you listen, you may learn something new." In other words: You may have something important to say, but unless you ask—and listen—you won't learn if you were understood.

Business | Prague Daily Monitor

President Milos Zeman began his fourth visit to China on Sunday in Shanghai. Zeman is being accompanied by a large delegation of Czech ministers, including Foreign Minister Tomas Petricek, government officials and businesspeople.