Wednesday, 23 July 2014

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Money being squandered in public procurement

Radio Prague |
8 July 2014

The Supreme Audit Office has found huge discrepancies in operation costs at various public institutions, the ctk news agency reports.

Police searching for hoax caller targeting central bank

Radio Prague |
8 July 2014

Police are searching for a hoax caller whose threats have closed the central bank’s Ostrava headquarters three times in as many weeks.

Constitutional Court to deliberate vaccination controversy

Radio Prague |
8 July 2014

The Constitutional Court is to review two laws which ban children who have not been vaccinated against serious vaccine-preventable diseases from attending pre-school facilities.

Gov't expresses serious interest in acquiring OKD coal mining company

Radio Prague |
8 July 2014

If the mining company New World Resources were to put the Ostrava black coal mining company OKD on sale the government would seriously consider acquiring it, Industry and Trade Minister Jan Mládek told Czech public television on Monday.

Czech-Vietnamese cooperation in cracking down on drug related crime

Radio Prague |
8 July 2014

A group of Vietnamese police officers and lawyers are due to arrive in the Czech Republic later this month to help the Czech authorities deal with the Vietnamese community’s growing involvement in drug-related crime.

Energy Regulatory Office slams draft amendment to energy law

Radio Prague |
8 July 2014

The head of the Energy Regulatory Office Alena Vitásková has criticized the government-proposed amendment to the energy law.

Slovak president to visit Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
8 July 2014

Slovak President Andrej Kiska is due to arrive in Prague on Tuesday for a two-day visit. He is to be received with military honours at Prague Castle by President Miloš Zeman and later meet with Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka and Senate chairman Milan Stěch.

Cats at meetings and ‘60s Škoda with diplomatic plates all part of UK ambassador Jan Thompson’s informal approach

Radio Prague |
8 July 2014

The UK’s ambassador to the Czech Republic since the summer, Jan Thompson adopts a relatively informal approach that includes driving what must be the country’s only 1969 Škoda with diplomatic plates.

KGB defector document release promises to shed new light on 1968 Prague Spring

Radio Prague |
8 July 2014

On Monday, the Archive Centre at Churchill College, Cambridge made available to the public for the very first time the results of one of the biggest intelligence leaks in history.

Czech police arrest three men suspected of dealing with terrorists

Radio Prague |
7 July 2014

The Czech police have arrested three men suspected of cooperating with terrorists who are wanted by the US authorities.

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