Tuesday, 7 July 2015

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Will Prague see new ’Marshmallow building’?

Radio Prague |
11 June 2015

A controversial new building set to be erected next to the 13th century convent of Saint Agnes in the historical centre of Prague has sparked heated controversy.

Czech farmers cry over milk market

Radio Prague |
11 June 2015

Moves to unshackle the European milk market and end production quotas don't seem to be turning out as expected with prices plummeting, export markets underperforming and shoppers still paying dear. Figures from the European Commission at the end of May show average milk prices so far in 2015 have fallen by around a quarter compared with a year earlier. The figures for the Czech Republic were lower but Czech milk prices were already below the EU average.

Around third of gambling venues to close down in Prague

Radio Prague |
10 June 2015

The executive body of Prague City Council on Tuesday approved an amendment to the regulation on gambling.

Christian Democrats announce self-imposed ban on trips to Russia

Radio Prague |
10 June 2015

The Christian Democratic Party has announced a self-imposed ban on trips to Russia until the country ceases destabilizing Ukraine.

Czech National Bank governor expects unemployment to drop next year

Radio Prague |
10 June 2015

Unemployment in the Czech Republic will continue to fall next year to a level slightly above five percent, Governor of the Czech National Bank Miroslav Singer said on Tuesday.

Majority of Czechs in favour of nuclear power

Radio Prague |
10 June 2015

A majority of Czechs have a positive attitude towards nuclear energy, according to a poll carried out by the CVVM agency in May

Czech scientists to explore bug-life in tropical treetops

Radio Prague |
10 June 2015

For twenty years now, a team of Czech scientists has been studying insects in the tropical rainforests of Papua New Guinea.

Political positions most likely reason for petrol bomb attack on home, says defence minister

Radio Prague |
10 June 2015

Molotov cocktails were thrown at the Prague home of Czech Defence Minister Martin Stropnický at the weekend.

Ministry proposes zero payment to ČEZ board members from profits

Radio Prague |
9 June 2015

The Ministry of Finance has proposed that board and supervisory board members of almost 70 percent state owned electricity producer ČEZ forego their customary payments from profits. The proposal from the ministry with regard to 2014 profits has been tabled for Friday's annual meeting with its passing a near certainty unless there is a change of mind.

Jobless figure in Czech Republic lowest in six years

Radio Prague |
9 June 2015

The number of people out of work in the Czech Republic is lower than at any point in the last six years, according to figures released on Monday by the country’s Office of Labour.

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