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Chinese company signs CZK 1.0bn investment deal for Sokolov

Radio Prague |
29 April 2016

The Chinese auto and farm machinery producer Shijiazhuang Zhogxing group has signed an agreement with Czech company Czech Industry Group which includes the investment of CZK 1.0 billion in a new plant near the West Bohemian town of Sokolov to make car discs.

ČEZ seeks to bolster safety checks following Dukovany problems

Radio Prague |
29 April 2016

Czech electricity giant ČEZ says it is has relocated and cut pay of some workers responsible for failures at its Dukovany nuclear plant last year which resulted in drawn out outages at reactors.

Record seizure of drug for Pervitin production made at Polish border

Radio Prague |
29 April 2016

Customs officers in the Liberec region in the north of the country say they have made a major swoop on Polish exports of drugs used to manufacture the illegal drug Pervitin.

Police call for fraud charges against former national ice hockey coach

Radio Prague |
29 April 2016

Police have called for fraud charges to be pressed against former national ice hockey coach, Vladimír Rúžička, according to the ČTK news agency citing police sources.

Vineyard owners say frosts will hit crop

Radio Prague |
29 April 2016

More than a fifth of vines in Southern Moravia have been affected by early morning frosts over the last week according to the Association of Vineyard Owners

Škoda Transportation lands Riga contract for 20 new trams

Radio Prague |
29 Apr 2016

Czech company Škoda Transportation has announced a contract to deliver 20 trams to the Latvian capital Riga.

Czech nurse finds second home in Saudi Arabia

Radio Prague |
29 April 2016

Six years ago Zuzana Tomášková made a bold decision to change her life. As a nurse and single mum she decided to move to Saudi Arabia in search of a better job and new experiences.

Rail travel between Prague and Brno to accelerate from December

Radio Prague |
29 Apr 2016

Train travel between the two largest Czech cities, Prague and Brno, should be faster from December. Planned changes will shave five minutes off that journey, while rail links between the capital and České Budějovice will speed up even more

Zeman farm visit seen as sign of closer ties with Babiš

Radio Prague |
29 April 2016

On Thursday President Miloš Zeman visited a farm in central Bohemia. Not just any farm, but the controversial Stork’s Nest.

First four refugees from Syria under EU quota system arrive in Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
28 April 2016

The first four refugees from Syria, accepted in the Czech Republic under a quota system approved by the European Union, arrived in the Czech Republic on Monday.

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