Tuesday, 29 July 2014

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Pharmacies unhappy with Czech Post’s plan to deliver medicines

Radio Prague |
29 July 2014

The Association of Czech pharmacies has protested against the plans of Czech Post to deliver over-the-counter medicines as a new service.

Tourism stagnates despite massive state spending

Radio Prague |
29 July 2014

While the Czech Republic has made an enormous investment in tourism in recent years, the injection of funds has failed to yield positive results, according to a new report.

Close brush with death gave me chance to become known writer, says humourist Steve Fisher

Radio Prague |
29 July 2014

Steve Fisher has a humorous column in the weekly Reflex that regularly provides a highly amusing take on Czech life from a foreigner's perspective.

Things to think about (By Pepper de Callier)

Radio Prague |
29 July 2014

"Our greatest freedom is the freedom to choose our attitude." Viktor E. Frankl

Press: Czech Republic to pay millions to Volkswagen in lost dispute

Radio Prague |
29 July 2014

The Czech government will pay the German carmaker Volkswagen 301 million crowns after losing a dispute with the firm over settling debts following the privatization of Škoda Auto, the daily Lidové noviny reported on Monday.

PM dismisses criticism from president regarding the selection of the country’s nominee to the EU Commission

Radio Prague |
29 July 2014

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has dismissed criticism from the head of state relating to the manner in which the Czech government selected its nominee for the European Commission.

Court upholds 12-year sentence for drug overdose

Radio Prague |
29 July 2014

The Supreme Court in Olomouc has upheld a 12-year sentence for a man who gave a young woman a lethal amount of crystal methamphetamine.

Major personnel changes await Czech military

Radio Prague |
29 July 2014

There will be major personnel changes in the Czech military as of August, general staff spokeswoman Jana Růžičková told the CTK news agency.

Dispute over amnesty authorship may be settled out of court

Radio Prague |
29 July 2014

A drawn-out dispute between lawyer Pavel Hasenkopf and the Office of the President over the authorship of ex-president Václav Klaus’ controversial 2013 amnesty may be settled out-of-court, the ctk news agency reports.

Diag Human says court battle with Czech Republic not over

Radio Prague |
29 July 2014

The blood plasma company Diag Human which is suing the Czech state for allegedly failing to protect its investment in the Czech Republic says the protracted court battle is not over. The company said on Monday it would appeal the verdict of a Czech arbitration court and take the case to a foreign court of law.

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