Friday, 18 October 2019

Prague Daily Monitor

BIRD Aerosystems to present its AMPS at IDET in Brno

Prague Daily Monitor |
24 May 2019

BIRD Aerosystems, the leading developer of Airborne Missile Protection Systems (AMPS) and Special Mission Aircraft Solutions (ASIO), will participate in this year's International Defence and Security Technologies Fair in Brno next week.

Come to the beach to watch ice hockey

Prague Daily Monitor |
23 May 2019

The World Championship in ice hockey continues today with quarter-final games. The Czech team will play Germany in Bratislava at 20:15. You can watch the game live at Žluté lázně beach resort.

June 1st: A Day at the Horseraces with Children

By Paul Lysek | Prague Daily Monitor |
20 May 2019

On June 1st, the Velká Chuchle horserace track is hosting a children's day at the races. There are a broad range of activities planned, including free pony rides, an outdoor children's playground and competitions with prizes.

Zahradil wants a more flexible EU Commission

Prague Daily Monitor |
13 May 2019

MEP Jan Zahradil (ODS) told Czech Television on Sunday, that he wanted to see a more flexible, looser and reversible European Union, not one that was telling nation states what to do.

ANO and Pirates lose some support in April opinion polls

Prague Daily Monitor |
13 May 2019

The latest political opinion polls for the month of April, created by Kantar CZ for Czech Television, suggest that ANO and the Pirates, the two largest parties in the country, have lost some support.

Jan Munk, leader of Jewish community dies

Prague Daily Monitor |
13 May 2019

Czech Television reported that Jan Munk, the Chairman of the Prague Jewish Community, passed away on Sunday, after a long illness. He was 72 years old. Previously, Munk served as the Director of the Terezín Memorial and was instrumental in reshaping the content of the memorial's permanent exhibitions and displays. Munk was a larger-than-life figure, in the Jewish community in Prague and played a key role in keeping the community together.

Czechia to demand new EU Commissioner roles

Prague Daily Monitor |
13 May 2019

Prime Minister Andrej Babis told Czech Television in an interview that his government would ask for a new role for its nominee, in the incoming European Commission. The new commission will take shape after the EU Parliamentary elections, later this month.

Babiš attends informal EU summit in Romania

Prague Daily Monitor |
10 May 2019

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) attended an informal gathering of EU leaders in Sibiu, in Romania, on Thursday, May 9th. The leaders discussed the EU's strategic agenda in the coming five-year period (2019 to 2024).

ČSSD asks Culture Minister Staněk to fix the problem

Prague Daily Monitor |
10 May 2019

Czech Television reports that the leadership of the Social Democrats has asked Culture Minister Antonín Staněk to address the chaos at the National Gallery in Prague and at the Museum of Arts in Olomouc. Staněk had earlier fired Jiri Fajt the Director of National Gallery, leading to a huge international outcry.

Customs department finds fake shoes at luxury store in Prague

Prague Daily Monitor |
10 May 2019

Czech Television reports that customs officers found a number of high-end counterfeit limited-edition Nike shoes, at a luxury-goods store, located on Na Prikope street, in Prague 1. The shoes were being sold for thousands of crowns and the total value of the counterfeited haul, was in excess of CZK 800,000.

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