Friday, 18 August 2017

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Czech tank beer taking Europe by storm

Radio Prague |
12 July 2017

Czech breweries are no longer doing good business just exporting the country's famous golden brew –they are exporting Czech beer culture and tank pubs are becoming a hit across Europe.

Couple sees fruit of success in New Zealand with Czech Kiwis

Radio Prague |
12 July 2017

Barbora Pokorná and Lukáš Nápravník are two young Czechs who found their second home in New Zealand. The couple has been running a website called Czech Kiwis, where they share their knowledge about the country and provide all sorts of services for Czechs who want to travel, work or study there.

Interpreter Jana Fraňková: Havel was always eager to learn - and his English constantly improved

Radio Prague |
11 July 2017

For many years Jana Fraňková was the regular interpreter for President Václav Havel when he welcomed foreign visitors and travelled abroad.

Czech lower house embarks on fresh attempt to ratify Paris Climate Agreement

Radio Prague |
11 July 2017

Czech MPs are once again seeking to ratify the Paris Climate Agreement in the wake of the G20 meeting in Hamburg. Environment minister Richard Brabec (ANO) says he hopes the process can be completed prior to upcoming parliamentary elections.

Czech finance offices clampdown on multinational tax avoidance

Radio Prague |
10 July 2017

A crackdown on the Czech outposts of multinational companies means that they have never paid so much tax to the state as in 2016, the business daily Hospodářské Noviny, reported on July 7.

Czechs largely sidelined in Polish-led South Seas initiative

Radio Prague |
10 July 2017

US president Donald Trump made headlines with his Warsaw visit and comments on NATO, Russia, and the world situation. But the purported reason for his Polish stopover was mainly economic, highlighting the benefits that deliveries of US natural gas to countries in Central and South-East Europe. The Czech Republic was part of the Warsaw get together and will have taken notes of Trump's main points.

"Beautifully restored" The Shop on Main Street premieres at Karlovy Vary

Radio Prague |
8 July 2017

A major event for lovers of Czechoslovak cinema at this year's Karlovy Vary film festival has been the world premiere of a digitally restored version of The Shop on Main Street.

People in Need - 25 years of supporting humanitarian aid and development

Radio Prague |
7 July 2017

It is now twenty-five years since the founding of the Czech charity People in Need, or Člověk v tísni, which operates in several dozen countries around the world providing humanitarian relief, supporting development projects, and educational and human rights programs.

African swine fever regime widened to whole of Zlín district

Radio Prague |
4 July 2017

Special veterinary conditions have been imposed on the whole of the Zlín district after more cases of African swine fever. The special zone previously applied to a restricted area surrounding the site where the fever was confirmed in the first two cases two weeks ago.

Jaromír Jágr seeks new club after being dropped by Florida Panthers

Radio Prague |
4 July 2017

Czech ice hockey legend Jaromír Jágr's contract with the Florida Panthers has not been renewed ahead of the new season, meaning he must find a new club. The Panthers announced that the club regretted that it was seeking a new direction which did not include the 45 year old Czech.

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