Thursday, 18 October 2018

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Prague postage stamp exhibition to show rare Bombay Cover

ČTK |
30 Jul 2018

The "Bombay Cover" envelope with two Red Mauritius stamps, one of the most valuable philatelic items in the world, and other rarities will be displayed at the upcoming Praga 2018 World Stamp Exhibition in Prague.

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Minister: Parental benefit may rise as of end-2019

ČTK |
30 Jul 2018

The Czech Labour and Social Affairs Ministry will submit a proposal for raising parental leave benefit by 40,000 to 260,000 crowns by the end of 2019 to the government in a few months, candidate for labour minister Jana Malacova (Social Democrats, CSSD) has told CTK.

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Zeman to award Czechoslovak pre-war PM Švehla

ČTK |
30 Jul 2018

Czech President Milos Zeman will award pre-war Czechoslovak PM Antonin Svehla (1873-1933) on the occasion of the centenary of the establishment of Czechoslovakia, he said at a joint press conference with his Slovak counterpart Andrej Kiska on Sunday.

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PM: Government to deal with H-system bankruptcy case

ČTK |
30 Jul 2018

The Czech government will deal with the H-system case and ask the respective bodies to check this housing project's bankruptcy proceedings, PM Andrej Babis (ANO) said on Sunday after a meeting with the Svatopluk cooperative, associating some of the former H-system clients.

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HN: Agrofert subsidies three times higher than its taxes

ČTK |
27 Jul 2018

The Agrofert holding, which PM Andrej Babiš transferred to trust funds, received the record high sum of CZK 2.1 billion in subsidies last year, which is nearly three times more than it paid in taxes for in 2017, daily Hospodářské noviny wrote on Thursday. Agrofert is number one in Czech agriculture and food industry, number two in the Czech chemical industry and a big player in wood processing. It also owns media outlets.

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HN: State subsidies for Agrofert is major problem

ČTK |
27 Jul 2018

The fact that most of the political power in the country is in the hands of Andrej Babiš (ANO) whose Agrofert gains hundreds of millions of crowns in state subsidies is a major problem of the Czech Republic, Luděk Vainert wrote in Hospodářské noviny.

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People may relive foundation of Czechoslovakia in town squares

ČTK |
27 Jul 2018

The Experience It Again project, which its organisers presented on Thursday, wants to bring people back to the year 1918 within the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Czechoslovakia.

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Malta Order Knights reconstructing their seats in Czechia

ČTK |
27 Jul 2018

The Sovereign Military Order of Malta has spent more than 80 million crowns on the reconstruction of the real estate returned to it within the church property restitution in the past five years, its Czech Grand Priory head Johannes Lobkowicz has said in an interview with CTK.

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Prague team develops drone guarding places against other drones

ČTK |
27 Jul 2018

Researchers from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University (CVUT) in Prague presented on Thursday a special drone that they have developed for the protection of government buildings, power plants, industrial premises and sport arenas against drone attacks.

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President, top judicial officials to discuss H-System case

ČTK |
27 Jul 2018

President Miloš Zeman will meet the chairmen of the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court, Pavel Rychetský and Pavel Šámal, to talk about the H-System housing fraud case on Tuesday, his spokesman Jiří Ovčáček said on Twitter.

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