Tuesday, 16 September 2014

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Industry accelerated growth in July to 8.6%

Radio Prague |
9 September 2014

The Czech industrial sector grew by an annual 8.6 percent in July, up from 8.3% recorded in the previous month, according to figures released on Monday by the Czech Statistics Office.

Analysis finds sharp rise in number of women-owned firms

Radio Prague |
9 September 2014

The number of Czech limited companies owned by women has risen sharply over the past several years, according to an analysis by the consultancy firm Bisnode.

President Miloš Zeman begins France visit

Radio Prague |
9 September 2014

Czech President Miloš Zeman on Monday began a three-day official visit to France, the first trip to the country by a Czech head of state in ten years.

Telecom regulator pushes for shorter number transfer time

Radio Prague |
9 September 2014

The Czech Republic's telecommunications regulator, ČSÚ, will push mobile phone operators to cut the phone numbers transfer time, the head of the regulator, Jaromír Novák, said on Monday.

Brno court hears closing arguments in Hitler speeches publication case

Radio Prague |
9 September 2014

A court in Brno on Monday heard the closing statements in the case of the 2012 publication of speeches by Adolf Hitler.

Transportation minister to unveil rail competition time frame

Radio Prague |
9 September 2014

The Czech transportation minister, Antonín Prachař, will this week present to the government the time frame for opening of Czech rail passenger services to competition, the news agency ČTK reported on Monday quoting sources from the Transportation Ministry.

Lukáš Houdek, a photographer, writer and curator tackling prejudices head-on

Radio Prague |
9 September 2014

Lukáš Houdek is a man of varied interests.

Czech firms could suffer losses of up to CZK 19 billion due to EU sanctions & Russian response

Radio Prague |
9 September 2014

Companies, state institutions and insurance companies have been busy tabulating potential losses for Czech businesses due to EU sanctions as well as restrictive measure taken by Russia.

Five-year-old British cancer patient Ashya King to undergo proton beam therapy in Prague

Radio Prague |
9 September 2014

Cancer specialists at Prague's Motol hospital have given the go-ahead for British cancer patient Ashya King to receive what may be life-saving treatment at Prague's Proton Therapy Centre.

Oscar-winning art director Karel Černý dies at 92

Radio Prague |
8 September 2014

Czech production designer and art director Karel Černý – who won the Academy Award for Best Art Direction for Amadeus in 1984 – has died at the age of 92.

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