Monday, 27 May 2019

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MfD: New movement wants to support young talented Roma

ČTK |
20 Jul 2018

The new Movement of Roma Students wants to support young Roma people in Ostrava, north Moravia, daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) wrote on Thursday.

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Právo: ANO to spend record 150 million on autumn elections

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20 Jul 2018

The Czech government ANO movement plans to spend the record 150 million crowns on its campaign before the autumn local and Senate elections, which is much more than other parties and 2.5 times more than ANO earmarked for the previous elections of this kind in 2014, daily Pravo wrote on Thursday.

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FT: PM Babiš demands that EU return powers to national states

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20 Jul 2018

The European Union needs a reform and powers must return from Brussels to national capitals, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) said in an interview with the The Financial Times (FT) daily published on Thursday. He rejected the allegations about democracy being threatened in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland. Babiš confirmed his cabinet's firm opposition to the refugee quotas, that is the redistribution of migrants across the EU.

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Performance of Kohout's dramatised novel to pay homage to Havel

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20 Jul 2018

Renowned Czech playwright and author Pavel Kohout is preparing a drama version of his novel The Hangwoman (Katyně), which a Czech amateur group linked to the late former president Václav Havel will perform in the world premiere next spring in Havel's honour.

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Prague suspends admission of work visa applications by Vietnamese

ČTK |
20 Jul 2018

The Czech Republic suspended the acceptance of work visa applications by Vietnamese on Wednesday, the Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday, citing the recent overburdening of the Czech embassy in Hanoi and also security risks.

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Analysis: Distraint rate rising in Czech Republic

ČTK |
20 Jul 2018

A rising number of distraints, unaccessible housing and the unequal position of men and women are the most urgent problems of Czech society, says the national report of the Czech coalition of Social Watch NGO released at a press conference on Thursday.

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Art-decorated bicycles to be at bikesharers' disposal in Prague

ČTK |
20 Jul 2018

Bikes decorated by Czech artists will appear in Prague streets within the city bikesharing system in the next two months, a project the Zdeněk Sklenář Gallery and the Rekola firm have prepared in support of the Endowment Fund of Pediatric Oncology.

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ČSSD ex-governor Hašek is external aide to agriculture minister

ČTK |
20 Jul 2018

Social Democrat (CSSD) Michal Hasek, former South Moravia Governor and a former MP, has become an external aide to Agriculture Minister Miroslav Toman (for the CSSD), joining his team of advisers, Hasek told CTK on Thursday, adding that he otherwise remains working with a lawyer's firm.

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Const. Court judges to lose immunity in case of misdemeanour

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20 Jul 2018

Czech Constitutional Court (US) judges will lose their immunity in case of misdemeanours they may commit, under a bill that the Senate passed on Thursday and that is yet to be signed into law by President Milos Zeman.

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Fewer centenarians live in Czechia

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20 Jul 2018

The number of centenarians has been permanently decreasing in the Czech Republic since the end of 2014 and 457 people aged 100 or more, 399 women and 58 men, lived in the country last month, the Czech Social Security Authority (CSSZ) said in a press release on Thursday.

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