Friday, 9 June 2017

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Czech central bank seen curbing volatility when low crown regime ends

Radio Prague |
4 April 2017

The Czech crown has just witnessed a taster of what the central bank, government, and business do not want to see – some uncharacteristic volatility - following the national bank’s decision not to declare an end date for the low crown.

Chinese trains giant CRRC to buy problem-hit Škoda trasnportation?

Radio Prague |
31 March 2017

There is speculation that the Plzeň-based engineering company Škoda Transportation will be sold to the Chinese company CRRC, iHned.cz reported on Thursday.

Škoda Auto divulges vision electric car concept ahead of Shanghai debut

Radio Prague |
30 March 2017

Ahead of the presentation of a prototype at next month’s Shanghai Motor Show in China, Czech carmaker Škoda Auto has just revealed details about, and images of, its first ever fully electric car.

Forex interventions could end in a matter of days

Radio Prague |
28 March 2017

The forex interventions policy launched by the Czech National Bank in November 2013 as an instrument for maintaining monetary stability could soon be a thing of the past.

Brian Eno presents "first three-dimensional song" in Prague installation

Radio Prague |
24 March 2017

Among an impressive range of new exhibitions at the Czech National Gallery's Trade Fair Palace is an installation by the UK artist and musician Brian Eno.

Cardinal Miloslav Vlk: Intimate confessions from his early years

Radio Prague |
24 March 2017

The Czech Republic has lost one of its leading church dignitaries. Cardinal Miloslav Vlk, former head of the Czech Roman Catholic Church, succumbed to cancer at the age of 84. In a special in-depth interview for Czech Radio Cardinal Vlk traced his path in life, sharing his innermost thoughts and cherished memories with listeners.

Franco-Czech project seeks to plant seeds for growth in medical botany

Radio Prague |
24 March 2017

On the first day of spring, a new space dedicated to the use of medicinal plants opened its doors to the public in Prague's Žižkov district. The Haenke Botanical Lab was established by French pharmacist Julien Antih.

Bohemist: Dropping -ová ending has "bigger consequences than these women even realise"

Radio Prague |
24 March 2017

Charles University academic Ivana Bozděchová has taught Czech and Czech Studies in several corners of the world, including in the United States and in the South Korean capital Seoul.

Gov't approves greater liberalisation of Czech rail market

Radio Prague |
24 March 2017

The Czech rail market is set to open up further to competition after the government's approval of liberalisation plans on Wednesday, the Czech News Agency reported. According to information posted on the Office of the Government's website, tender processes for the right to run services on five high-speed rail lines will be held by the end of 2021.

Febiofest aims to satisfy both cineastes and mainstream audiences

Radio Prague |
23 March 2017

Febiofest, Prague's biggest film festival, gets rolling on Thursday night. Now in its 24th year, the event is bringing a number of noteworthy movie names to the Czech capital and, with several new sections this year, aims to satisfy both serious cineastes and mainstream viewers.

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