Sunday, 25 June 2017

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ČSSD to present new election manager next week

ČTK |
23 Jun 2017

The Czech senior government Social Democrats (ČSSD) will present their new election manager and the leadership will discuss details of the campaign before the October 20-21 general election on Friday next week, election leader Lubomír Zaorálek told journalists yesterday.

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Poll: Most Czechs are against accepting refugees from war zones

ČTK |
23 Jun 2017

Sixty percent of Czechs share the view that their country should not accept any refugees from countries hit by war, 33% would accept the refugees temporarily and 3% would let them settle in the country, according to the latest CVVM poll conducted in April and released yesterday.

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Zeman says Czechs are irrationally afraid of euro adoption

ČTK |
23 Jun 2017

People in the Czech Republic are irrationally afraid of the adoption of the euro, President Miloš Zeman said yesterday and added that the euro would only bring a change to the instrument for measuring economic phenomena and that it would not affect Czech sovereignty either.

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Czech-Iranian trader Zadeh to remain in custody prison

ČTK |
23 Jun 2017

Shahram Abdullah Zadeh, a Czech businessman of Iranian origin charged with huge tax evasion in fuel trading, will stay in a custody prison, the Regional Court in Brno has decided, its spokeswoman Eva Sigmundová told ČTK yesterday.

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Ivana Trump annoys Czech President by not being US ambassador

ČTK |
23 Jun 2017

President Miloš Zeman "was furious" when Ivana Trump, the Czech-born ex-wife of U.S. President Donald Trump, told him that she would not become U.S. ambassador to Prague, although her former husband offered it to her, Zeman said in an interview on TV Barrandov last night.

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Zeman signs pension, social welfare, cyber security bills

ČTK |
22 Jun 2017

President Miloš Zeman today signed into law amendments to laws on pensions, more advantageous benefits for families with children, cyber security, health nurses and the ombudsman, the Presidential Office has told ČTK yesterday.

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Právo: Finance Minister Pilný to leave politics in autumn

ČTK |
22 Jun 2017

Finance Minister Ivan Pilný (ANO), 72, wants to end in politics after the October general election in which he decided not to run, daily Právo reported yesterday.

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ČR to open general consulate in Manchester

ČTK |
22 Jun 2017

The Czech Republic will open new general consulate in Manchester, England, that is to start working as of 2018, the government decided yesterday, Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek (Social Democrats, ČSSD), who proposed this, has told reporters.

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ČR to spend over billon crowns on development aid next year

ČTK |
22 Jun 2017

The Czech Republic will spend slightly over one billion crowns on development aid in 2018, which is CZK 100 million more that in 2017, Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek said after the cabinet meeting that approved the plan yesterday.

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Chmelař is new Czech state secretary for EU

ČTK |
23 Jun 2017

Aleš Chmelaš, so far the head of the Government Office's section for EU economic policies coordination, is the new Czech state secretary for EU affairs, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said when introducing him to reporters yesterday.

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