Tuesday, 31 May 2016

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Newly-named governor says central bank should be less euro skeptical in outlook

Radio Prague |
30 May 2016

The newly-named governor of the Czech National Bank, Jiří Rusnok, has said that the central bank should be less euro skeptical while at the same time remaining critical regarding the eurozone. He made the comment on a popular Czech TV political debate programme on Sunday.

National football team secures easy win over Malta

Radio Prague |
30 May 2016

The Czech national football team defeated Malta easily by a score of 6:0 in their friendly on Friday afternoon.

Snowboarder Ledecká wins King of the Snow Trail competition

Radio Prague |
30 May 2016

Czech snowboarder Ester Ledecká was declared the overall winner of this year's King of the Snow Trail (Král bílé stopy) competition on Friday evening.

New atomic law backed by lower house

Radio Prague |
30 May 2016

Members of the lower house of parliament on Friday approved a new atomic law. The new law replaces legislation dating back to 1997 and updates Czech rules with the latest EU directives.

My Prague – Steve Gove

Radio Prague |
30 May 2016

Steve Gove is the founder and director of the Prague Fringe festival, which has just got underway in the Czech capital for the 15th time.

Czech furniture sellers run off their legs

Radio Prague |
30 May 2016

Czech consumers are spending record sums on furniture, the daily Hospodářské noviny reported on Friday. According to the Association of Czech Furniture Makers, Czechs spent some CZK 35 billion on furniture last year, which is three billion more than in 2014.

Plzeňský Prazdroj up for sale as price of InBev deal

Radio Prague |
27 May 2016

Czech brewing jewel Plzeňský Prazdroj is going up for sale. That’s the result of the go ahead from the European Commission to the massive worldwide beer deal under which global market leader InBev acquires its nearest rival SABMiller.

Monitoring team created in response to perceived growth in Russian web presence

Radio Prague |
26 May 2016

The government is setting up a special team to curb the influence of foreign propaganda in the Czech Republic.

Homeport to compete in Prague bike share tender

Radio Prague |
26 May 2016

Czech company Homeport, which operates a bike sharing scheme in 18 countries in the world, is planning to launch its services in Prague, the daily Hospodářské noviny reported on Wednesday.

Rusnok named new governor of Czech National Bank

Radio Prague |
26 May 2016

Former interim prime minister Jiří Rusnok was named as new governor of the Czech National Bank on Wednesday at Prague Castle.

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