Wednesday, 15 August 2018

ČTK

Pirates: Babiš still controls Agrofert, it should return subsidies

ČTK |
26 Jul 2018

The huge holding Agrofert should return the subsidies and payments for state procurement because it is still controlled by Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO), the Pirates said in a press release issued on Wednesday. The Pirates said they reached this conclusion based on an analysis of legislation and consultations with experts.

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Babis not to demand Minister Metnar's resignation for his thesis

ČTK |
26 Jul 2018

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) will not demand resignation from Defence Minister Lubomir Metnar (for ANO) over the alleged plagiarism in his university thesis as Metnar may have only made mistakes in quoting sources, Babis said on Wednesday.

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Czech embassy to be opened in Mali in 2019

ČTK |
26 Jul 2018

The Foreign Ministry plans to open a Czech diplomatic office in Mali next year to support its development and humanitarian aid and economic cooperation in the Sahel region, according to a report available to CTK that the ministry plans to submit to the government.

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PM Babis meets Bavarian counterpart during Bayreuth festival

ČTK |
26 Jul 2018

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis and Bavarian Minister President Markus Soder agreed on the need to effectively protect the EU external border at their talks during the opening of the Richard Wagner Festival in Bayreuth, Bavaria, on Wednesday.

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Other H-System clients do not want dwellers to move out

ČTK |
26 Jul 2018

The Majak association, which represents a part of the clients of the bankrupt H-System developer, does not want the clients from the Svatopluk housing cooperative to move out of their flats, they said in a written statement sent to CTK on Wednesday.

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Dwellers to complain with Constitutional Court in H-System case

ČTK |
26 Jul 2018

The Svatopluk housing cooperative will file a complaint with the Constitutional Court against the verdict in the bankrupt developer firm H-system case which ordered the cooperative's members to leave the houses they built, one of them, Martin Junek, told ČTK on Wednesday.

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Czech pilot starts his flight around the world in small plane

ČTK |
26 Jul 2018

Czech aerobatic pilot Roman Kramařík started his flight around the world with the small Cessna P210N plane at the Točná airfield on the outskirts of Prague and he wants to complete his journey in 46 days and arrive back home on September 8.

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Czech police detain 2376 illegal foreigners in first half of 2018

ČTK |
25 Jul 2018

The Czech police detained 2376 illegal migrants in Czech territory from January to June, but most of them were labourers from Ukraine, Moldova and Russia and only 124 were migrants heading for another EU country, according to the data that the Interior Ministry released on its website.

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KDU-ČSL wants workers from small villages to pay lower insurance

ČTK |
25 Jul 2018

The Christian Democrats (KDU-CSL) want to introduce reduced social insurance payments for some employees from the smallest Czech municipalities in order to help stop the trend within which people move out of the small villages.

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Cabinet takes neutral stance on bill against puppy mills

ČTK |
25 Jul 2018

The government on Tuesday took a neutral stance on a proposal for the introduction of stricter punishment for animal cruelty and measures against puppy mills and other breeding facilities seeking profit at the cost of the well-being of the animals, its press section announced on Tuesday.

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