Saturday, 18 November 2017

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Czech-based team comes up with breakthrough laser method

ČTK |
14 Nov 2017

A research team from the Czech-based HiLASE laser centre has discovered a way of using laser to create regular structures on metal surface quickly and accurately, a method that can be effective in areas such as the aircraft industry, the experts have announced in a press release. The team from HiLASE, a centre in Dolní Břežany near Prague, cooperated on the research with their Italian counterparts.

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Babiš for church issue's transfer from culture to FinMin

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14 Nov 2017

ANO leader and probable new prime minister Andrej Babis wants church-related affairs to be transferred from the Culture Ministry to the Finance Ministry, and tourism to newly fall under the Culture Ministry, server iDnes wrote on Monday.

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Turkish writer: EU as Christian club will never admit Turks

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14 Nov 2017

Turkey will never become a member of the EU because of its different religion, Ayse Kulin, a Turkish writer whose novels depict social and political problems of contemporary Turkey, has told CTK in Prague where she is attending the Festival of Writers.

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Prague for EU to raise effort in stemming Russian disinformation

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14 Nov 2017

The Czech Republic is pushing for an increase in both the funds and staff that deal with strategic communication on the EU level with the aim to stem fake and misleading information coming mainly from the East, Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek told reporters in Brussels on Monday.

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Bishops view restitution as closed, see no need for debate

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14 Nov 2017

The Czech Bishops' Conference (CBK) considers church restitution a closed affair and it will not join the current debate on a possible taxation of the sum the Catholics and other churches are to get in compensation for unreturned property, it wrote to CTK on Tuesday.

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Senator founds movement for independent candidates

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14 Nov 2017

Senator Václav Láska (elected for the Greens) has founded a new movement to help independent candidates for senators sharing the values of liberal democracy, he said on Monday, adding that his step also aims to stem some politicians' effort to abolish the upper house of parliament.

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Právo: Czech singles rapidly ageing

ČTK |
13 Nov 2017

Roughly one-quarter of Czechs in their mid-forties and mid-fifties live as singles, daily Pravo wrote on Friday, citing the figures of a poll and denying the general idea that singles most frequently appear among people under 35.

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MfD: Czechs to recruit more manpower abroad

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13 Nov 2017

The Czech Foreign Ministry is preparing a system of preferential import of foreign labour force from Vietnam, Mongolia and Uzbekistan, similar to the regime for workers from Ukraine, daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) wrote on Friday.

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Bust of Nazi opponent Opletal unveiled in Prague

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13 Nov 2017

A bust of student Jan Opletal, a symbol of Czechoslovak anti-Nazi resistance, was unveiled in the building of the surgical clinic of the Teaching Hospital (VFN) in Prague on Friday.

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Topolánek lacks transparent campaign account

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13 Nov 2017

Czech presidential candidate Mirek Topolanek, former Civic Democrat (ODS) prime minister, did not manage to register his election account in time, and moreover, it is not transparent, iRozhlas.cz server of public Czech Radio wrote on Friday.

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