Tuesday, 21 April 2015

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Prague Castle makes public salaries of top officials

Radio Prague |
21 April 2015

Prague Castle – the seat of the head-of-state and the office of the president – has made public the monthly salaries of top officials, including the president's chancellor.

Czech ministries haggle over readiness to pump EU funds

Radio Prague |
21 April 2015

The Czech Republic's readiness to pump billions of crowns worth of European funds is again in the spotlight amid a dispute between two ministries whether a new monitoring system has been set up correctly and is ready to run.

Report: Czechs increasingly buying firms outside country's borders

Radio Prague |
21 April 2015

Czech entrepreneurs are increasingly investing in companies outside their country's borders, the business daily Hospodářské noviny reported on Monday, citing a 2014 mergers and acquisitions report by consultants EY. The main reason for the trend is the fact that domestic banks are offering bigger and cheaper loans.

Singer Aneta Langerová receives three Anděl awards

Radio Prague |
20 April 2015

Aneta Langerová was named the best female singer of the year at the Czech music industry's annual Anděl awards ceremony on Thursday night, also winning the award for the best album, best song and best music video.

ČR and Egypt to support each other in UN candidatures

Radio Prague |
20 April 2015

The Czech Republic and Egypt will support each other's candidature for international institutions within the United Nations. The countries' foreign ministers, Lubomír Zaorálek and Sami Shukri, made the announcement after meeting in Prague on Friday.

Renovation of Šlechta's restaurant in Stromovka Park to begin next year

Radio Prague |
20 April 2015

The renovation of a famous historic building in Prague's Stromovka Park - Šlechta's Restaurant, a summer chateau dating back to the late 17th century - will begin in a year's time and will cost roughly CZK 150 million.

Teplice fails to move forward with gambling bylaw

Radio Prague |
20 April 2015

City councillors in the spa town of Teplice have failed for a third time to pass a bylaw on the regulation of gambling terminals. The town, according to the Czech News Agency, has some 1,500 such machines, twice that of Ústí nad Labem or Most.

A project for schools about the Czech Muslim community and Islam which a local group tried to derail

Radio Prague |
20 April 2015

Muslims through the Eyes of Czech Students is a concise handbook and course for secondary school students aimed at providing information about the country's Muslim community and the history of Islam.

Czech Roma police officer to receive OBE from Queen Elizabeth II

Radio Prague |
20 April 2015

Petr Torák, a Czech Roma who moved to the UK in 1999, is to be honoured with an OBE for his outstanding work as a police officer. Torák, who was targeted by neo-Nazis in the Czech Republic, has been making headlines for many years for his remarkable commitment to public service. Born in the Czech city of Liberec, Torák says he experienced countless racist physical attacks in his native country.

Ščasný targets title defence after being named Sparta manager

Radio Prague |
17 April 2015

The new manager of Sparta Prague football club Zdeněk Ščasný says he will not make revolutionary changes but will attempt to retain the Czech league title, the task he has been charged with by Sparta's owners.

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