Saturday, 22 November 2014

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Sobotka tells deputy minister questioning Havel policies to fall in line with government

Radio Prague |
21 November 2014

The Czech prime minister, Bohuslav Sobotka, has told a deputy foreign minister, Petr Drulák, to respect the country’s foreign policy in the field of human rights.

Fresh protests against President Zeman

Radio Prague |
21 November 2014

Around two hundred students staged a fresh protest against President Miloš Zeman on Wednesday evening.

Lab tests confirm minister received capsules containing poison

Radio Prague |
21 November 2014

Laboratory tests have confirmed that the capsules sent to Interior Minister Milan Chovanec by post on Tuesday contained a cyanide-based poison.

Health insurer says cost of proton therapy in Prague higher than in Munich

Radio Prague |
21 November 2014

The biggest Czech health insurance company VZP has announced it will stop sending cancer patients to the Prague Proton Therapy Centre and arrange for them to get treatment in Munich instead.

Eleven schools in Zlin region closed due to bomb threat

Radio Prague |
21 November 2014

The police closed eleven secondary schools in the Zlín region on Thursday due to a bomb threat.

Doctors warn of higher incidence of whooping cough

Radio Prague |
21 November 2014

The health authorities warn that there has been a significant increase in the number of patients with whooping cough around the country.

Finance Ministry files criminal complaint against Teaching Hospital in Ostrava

Radio Prague |
21 November 2014

The Finance Ministry has filed a criminal complaint against the Teaching Hospital in Ostrava over what is describes as the overpriced purchase of a cyber-knife.

Police crack down on people smuggling ring

Radio Prague |
21 November 2014

The Czech police have detained five Vietnamese nationals suspected of smuggling their compatriots to European countries within an international raid against people smugglers, Pavel Hanták, spokesman for the Czech police unit fighting organised crime, said on Thursday.

Czech students top in computer literacy tests

Radio Prague |
21 November 2014

Czech eighth-graders have come out top in the ICILS international test in computer literacy, the Education Minister Marcel Chládek said at a press briefing in Prague on Thursday.

Tackling the Czech Republic's poor air quality

Radio Prague |
21 November 2014

November saw the release of an annual government-commissioned report on the state of the environment in the Czech Republic.

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