Wednesday, 15 August 2018

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More Czechs graduate from university, yet still under EU average

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24 Jul 2018

Twenty percent of Czechs aged from 15 to 74 were university graduates in 2017, while ten years ago only 12 percent of them had a university degree, yet the EU average is still higher, 26.4 percent of university graduates, the Czech Statistical Office (CSU) wrote on Monday.

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Study: Bird population decline accelerates after Czech EU entry

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24 Jul 2018

The bird population has been declining in Czech farmland, with the decline accelerating since the country's EU entry in 2004, experts from Charles University's Faculty of Sciences write in a study published by the Conservation Letters international journal.

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IKEM becomes world centre for artificial heart transplant

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24 Jul 2018

Prague's Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine (IKEM) has become the world centre for doctors to learn artificial heart transplant operations, IKEM said in a press release on Monday.

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Witness: OKD privatisation deal looks horrible in retrospective

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24 Jul 2018

The Czech OKD coal miner's privatisation from 2004 looks horrible from the current point of view, Martin Pecina, former deputy industry minister told media after his questioning by the lower house commission for the investigation of the suspicious OKD deal on Monday.

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People must not make fires in Prague due to drought

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24 Jul 2018

The authorities in Prague and the surrounding region, Central Bohemia, on Monday issued a ban on making fire in forests and other risky places to avoid wildfires due to long-term drought. Smoking has been banned in forests as well.

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SPD ex-secretary to go on trial, charged with hate statements

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24 Jul 2018

Former secretary of the opposition Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) movement, Jaroslav Staník, will be tried in court over the statements he made in parliament about Jews, Roma and gays.

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Pirates want to participate in state administration digitisation

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24 Jul 2018

The Pirates want to participate in the Czech state administration digitisation, and therefore they asked PM Andrej Babis in an open letter on Monday to invite their experts to meetings of the Government Council for Information Society (RVIS), Pirate chairman Ivan Bartos has said.

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British Captain Cyborg with implanted chips to visit Prague

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24 Jul 2018

British scientist Kevin Warwick, dubbed Captain Cyborg, who carries out technological experiments on his own body, will arrive in the Czech Republic to attend the the Future Port Prague festival in September.

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Czechs offer helicopter to Sweden to help extinguish fires

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24 Jul 2018

The Czech Republic has offered help with extinguishing extensive fires in Sweden in the form of a helicopter with a special water bucket and a crew, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Irena Valentova told CTK on Monday.

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PM Babiš may meet Italian counterpart in late August

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24 Jul 2018

A meeting on migration between Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) and his Italian counterpart Giuseppe Conte, to which he invited Babis after Prague refused to help Italy with migrants, may be held in late August, Babis told reporters on Monday.

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