Wednesday, 16 August 2017

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LN: E-registration in Czech Visapoint may be cancelled

ČTK |
8 Aug 2017

The Internet portal Visapoint through which applicants for Czech visas must ask for access to diplomatic offices, repeatedly criticised by NGOs and courts, may be cancelled, daily Lidové noviny (LN) reported yesterday.

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HN: Health fees for Czech patients may be reinstated

ČTK |
8 Aug 2017

Most Czech parties, including Andrej Babiš's ANO, the favourite of the forthcoming October general election, are for the reintroduction of fees for the stay in hospital, the idea only rejected by the Social Democrats (ČSSD) and Communists (KSČM), daily Hospodářské noviny (HN) reported yesterday.

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AGPI firm accepts Czech state's offer for Lety pig farm purchase

ČTK |
8 Aug 2017

The AGPI firm accepts the Czech government's offer for the purchase of a pig farm on the site of a wartime internment camp for the Roma in Lety near Pisek, but neither side will release the purchasing price for the time being, AGPI's Jan Cech told ČTK yesterday.

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Lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transexuals open festival in Prague

ČTK |
8 Aug 2017

Exhibitions and other events open today the 7th Prague Pride festival, which is a celebration of the pride of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transsexuals (LGBT) and which will last until Sunday, August 13.

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National Gallery plans Giacometti, Matisse exhibitions

ČTK |
8 Aug 2017

The National Gallery (NG) in Prague plans exhibitions of Swiss sculptor Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) in 2019 and of Henri Matisse (1869-1954), a French pioneer of modern art, in 2020, NG general director Jiří Fajt has told ČTK.

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Czech wartime hero, paratrooper Klemeš dies

ČTK |
8 Aug 2017

Lieutenant General Jaroslav Klemeš, a WWII hero and veteran who was the last living paratrooper sent from Britain to the occupied Czech Lands during the war, died at the age of 95 years yesterday afternoon.

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MfD: Czech woman cheats Norwegian man out of record sum

ČTK |
7 Aug 2017

A Czech woman, 27, wheedled out CZK 53 million from a Norwegian man, 60, online after they met on a webpage providing sexual services, daily Mladá fronta Dnes (MfD) reported yesterday.

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HN: Mainstream parties field few young election leaders

ČTK |
7 Aug 2017

The Czech parties of parliament have fielded very few young people under 40 in the posts of election leaders or at least among the first ten candidates on the lists with a high chance of being elected, daily Hospodářské noviny (HN) reported Friday.

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National Gallery plans displays marking 1918, 1968 events

ČTK |
7 Aug 2017

The National Gallery (NG) in Prague plans two exhibitions and newly installed displays of modern and postwar art in the Veletržní Palace on the occasion of the anniversaries of the 1918 and 1968 events next year, NG director Jiří Fajt has told ČTK.

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U.S. embassy to take part in Prague Pride festival again

ČTK |
7 Aug 2017

The U.S. Embassy in Prague will support the Prague Pride festival of sexual minorities (LGBT) by screening films and taking part in the parade, in which the festival culminates, it said in a press release issued Friday.

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