Friday, 27 February 2015

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PM outlines economic opportunities on official visit to South Korea

Radio Prague |
26 February 2015

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, on an official visit to South Korea, has said that economic cooperation between the Czech Republic and the northeast Asian country could include the defence and nuclear industries alongside car manufacture.

President welcomes winemakers at Prague Castle

Radio Prague |
26 February 2015

President Miloš Zeman welcomed winemakers at Prague Castle on Wednesday who finished top of their categories in the prestigious Salon vín competition, ranking the Czech Republic's best wines.

Czech Republic could miss out on 85 billion in EU funds

Radio Prague |
26 February 2015

The Czech Republic still needs to draw 200 billion crowns from EU funds out of a total 700 billion which were available for the years 2007 to 2014, Regional Development Minister Karla Šlechtová told journalists on Wednesday.

Czech town in shock following mass shooting

Radio Prague |
26 February 2015

The inhabitants of the Moravian town of Uherský Brod are picking up the pieces today following a mass shooting on Tuesday, which left nine people dead. Reports suggest a disturbed 62-year-old man with a grudge against the authorities decided to randomly slaughter innocent customers in a local restaurant.

Inspectors to carry out checks on thousands of Czech eateries this year

Radio Prague |
26 February 2015

Inspectors are planning to carry out checks on up to 13,000 restaurants in the Czech Republic this year. Hundreds of controls have already been conducted since the start of 2015, the website Podnikatel.cz reports.

Snowden doc and Act of Killing follow-up among highlights of 2015 One World

Radio Prague |
26 February 2015

Preparations are well underway for the 2015 edition of the colourful One World international festival of human rights documentaries, which begins in Prague on Monday before travelling on to 33 other cities and towns.

Czech scientists discover emotion-sensing neurons

Radio Prague |
25 February 2015

A team of Czech scientists from Charles University has announced the discovery of neurons in the brain, which react only to emotions.

PM expresses shock over shooting, offers condolences to victims' families

Radio Prague |
25 February 2015

The Czech prime minister, Bohuslav Sobotka, says that like most Czech citizens he has been shocked by the tragic shooting incident on Tuesday. Mr. Sobotka said he offered his deepest condolences to the families of victims.

Poll: 50% of Czechs think relations with Russia have worsened

Radio Prague |
25 February 2015

A new poll released by the CVVM agency suggests that 50 percent of Czechs think that ties between the Czech Republic and Russia have worsened. The number grew from 41 percent in January.

Czechs spend an hour of their work day on social networks

Radio Prague |
25 February 2015

Although work ethics in the Czech Republic has improved in recent years, a survey just out indicates that employees spend an hour a day –on average – on social networks, dealing with their private mail or chatting on the phone.

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