Wednesday, 2 September 2015

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Eurostat: Czech Republic among three EU states with lowest unemployment

Radio Prague |
2 Sep 2015

The Czech Republic is among the three European Union countries with the lowest unemployment, according to figures released by Eurostat on Tuesday.

Chramostová becomes first inductee into National Theatre Hall of Fame

Radio Prague |
2 Sep 2015

The actress Vlasta Chramostová has been inducted into a new Hall of Fame at the National Theatre in Prague.

Dalhgren unlikely to win release from custody, says lawyer

Radio Prague |
2 September 2015

A lawyer for Kevin Dahlgren says his client’s legal action against being remanded in custody on four counts of murder is unlikely to succeed, Czech Television reported.

Football association deputy head to sue ex-referee over "mafia" charge

Radio Prague |
2 September 2015

The deputy chairman of the Czech Football Association, Roman Berbr, and the chairwoman of the referees commission, Dagmar Damková, say they will take legal action against former referee Libor Kovařík.

Ministry promotes more sport for schoolkids, better pay for teachers

Radio Prague |
2 September 2015

The Education Ministry is aiming to promote more sports activities for schoolchildren.

Tourists in Prague more frugal in summer, study suggests

Radio Prague |
2 September 2015

Tourists in Prague in the summer generally aren’t afraid to splurge during their holiday but a study by Prague City Tourism suggests that visitors this summer were a little thriftier than the last winter season.

Prague taxi drivers to protest against tough new tests

Radio Prague |
1 September 2015

Prague taxi drivers have announced a planned blockade of streets in the city centre on Tuesday

Bank of China Czech branch to start operating by end of year

Radio Prague |
1 September 2015

Bank of China, one of the biggest state-owned banks in China, will start operating a branch in the Czech Republic by the end of this year, Wenbo Hou, the head of the bank´s preparatory committee, told journalists at the branch´s ceremonial opening at the Prague Castle on Monday.

Detention of refugees headed elsewhere “big show”, says lawyer Hana Franková

Radio Prague |
1 September 2015

Refugees have been in the spotlight in the Czech Republic in recent months, with news broadcasts regularly reporting on the number of migrants detained, issues surrounding asylum facilities and the sometimes unsympathetic pronouncements of politicians. But how well are the Czech authorities handling the situation? And what are the legal challenges faced by migrants detained by the police?

Czech building company PSG withdraws from major Russian contract

Radio Prague |
1 September 2015

Czech construction company PSG reportedly has revoked its contract to build a gas-fired power plant in sub-Arctic Siberia with the state-controlled Czech export bank and insurer looking at what could be a major hit from the project.

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