Wednesday, 25 April 2018

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Czechoslovak pilots among those honoured at Battle of Britain Museum

Radio Prague |
20 March 2018

Scores of Czechoslovak pilots took part in the Battle of Britain, the famous July to October 1940 military campaign in which the RAF fought off massive German air raids and changed the course of World War II. Those Czechoslovak heroes are among those commemorated at the fascinating Kent Battle of Britain Museum.

Chief looks to automated future as Chamber of Commerce marks 25 years

Radio Prague |
20 March 2018

The Czech Chamber of Commerce on Monday marked 25 years of existence. The organisation's president, Vladimír Dlouhý, says its members have much to be pleased about – but says the state and the business community need to plan now for a future of increased automation.

Political scientist: Prague has become a hub for Russian operations in broader Central Europe

Radio Prague |
20 March 2018

President Putin's re-election for a fourth term in office has evoked mixed reactions in the Czech Republic, reflecting the different perceptions of Russia today.

Deal signed for record breaking Czech film about Jan Žižka

Radio Prague |
19 March 2018

Czech production company JBJ Productions has signed a deal with a Hollywood film production company which aims to make what will reportedly be the most expensive Czech film ever.

Josef Straka: a modern-day Prague flâneur

Radio Prague |
19 March 2018

Josef Straka is an heir to the rich tradition of the poet as a wanderer through the city. In Paris they have the "flâneur", but in Prague it is the "chodec", the walker, who captures the poetry of the everyday and the ordinary.

Czech church seeks to realise tourism potential

Radio Prague |
19 March 2018

Representatives of the Czech Bishop's conference and the Czech Republic's Tourism Forum have signed a memorandum setting the framework for their future cooperation. The two sides hope that more Czech and foreign visitors can take advantage of the country's rich religious heritage.

Business partners didn't understand potential of opening a "hip" board games café, says founder of Bohemia Boards & Brews

Radio Prague |
19 March 2018

Bohemia Boards & Brews, is a café/pub/bar that boasts a library of some 500 board games, is one of a kind in the Czech capital, a trendy, well-designed venue for both gamers and non-gamers alike.

Czech publisher Albatros flies high with Vyšehrad deal

Radio Prague |
19 March 2018

Consolidation on the Czech publishing scene is proceeding apace following the announcement that one of the country's biggest publishers is taking over one of the oldest companies still on the market.

Czech retailers see year start with sales increase of around 8.2%

Radio Prague |
16 March 2018

Turnover in the Czech retail sector was 8.2 percent higher in January compared with a year earlier, according to the Czech Statistical Office on Thursday. Activity was 0.8 percent higher in January compared with December.

Czech business boss says PM's pisition on new nuclear reactors is 'fiction'

Radio Prague |
16 March 2018

The head of the Czech Chamber of Commerce has hit out at current prime minister Andrej Babiš for his stance that state dominated utility ČEZ should be able to build new nuclear reactors on its own without any help.

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