Thursday, 23 October 2014

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President Zeman to visit China

Radio Prague |
10 October 2014

President Milos Zeman is to pay a state visit to China from October 23 -27th, the Office of the President said in a statement to the press on Thursday.

Police investigating tragic accident

Radio Prague |
10 October 2014

Police are investigating a tragic accident in the town of Vsetin where a twelve year old boy wanted to try driving the family car and killed a two-year-old child playing on the pavement nearby.

Czech president attends freedom celebrations in Leipzig

Radio Prague |
10 October 2014

President Miloš Zeman is attending freedom celebrations in Leipzig marking the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism.

Six people charges with large-scale tax evasion

Radio Prague |
10 October 2014

The anti-corruption police have charged six people with large-scale tax-evasion and fraud following a crack-down on a group of people involved in the sale of unlicensed alcohol and cigarettes.

Sir Nicolas Winton to accept the Order of the White Lion in person

Radio Prague |
10 October 2014

Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved the lives of 669 children by bringing them out of German-occupied Czechoslovakia on the eve of the Second World War, is to come to Prague at the end of October to receive the Order of the White Lion, the Czech Republic's highest state distinction.

President Zeman compres situation in Ukraine to Spanish Civil War

Radio Prague |
10 October 2014

Speaking to journalists in Leipzig on Thursday, President Zeman compared the situation in Ukraine to the Spanish Civil War.

A farm in Strahovice gives the unemployed work-satisfaction and a sense of belonging

Radio Prague |
10 October 2014

For two years now the Salvation Army has been operating a project unique in the Czech Republic –a farm that gives close to two dozen unemployed people work satisfaction and a sense of belonging.

New bill to introduce strict gambling regulation

Radio Prague |
10 October 2014

Finance Minister Andrej Babiš has unveiled details of a bill introducing strict regulation of gambling in the Czech Republic.

Czech tram producer wins lucrative tender to deliver trams to Detroit

Radio Prague |
10 October 2014

The Czech tram manufacturer Inekon has won a tender to sell trams to the US city of Detroit.

Record number of candidates taking part in upcoming elections

Radio Prague |
10 October 2014

Czechs will go to the polls on Friday to vote in local elections and elect representatives to a third of the Senate. This year's elections have brought a record number of candidates and a record number of women running for seats in local councils. A record 165 parties and movements are taking part in this year's elections.

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