Sunday, 19 March 2017

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Unipetrol sees surge in 2016 profit

Radio Prague |
27 January 2017

The Czech Republic’s biggest refining company, Unipetrol, announced a sharp hike in its net profit to nearly 8.0 billion crowns in 2016 in spite of a slide in sales.

Bird flu spreads to Czech commercial farm

Radio Prague |
27 January 2017

Czech veterinarians have confirmed the first outbreak of bird flu at a large commercial poultry farm.

Prague City Tourism promoting “undiscovered” Prague cafes and cool new neighbourhoods

Radio Prague |
27 January 2017

Every year Prague City Tourism highlights selected attractions aimed at drawing more visitors to the Czech capital.

Czech government presses ahead with nuclear plans as Poland suspends programme

Radio Prague |
27 January 2017

Same day, two different stories about nuclear power in the Czech Republic and neighbouring Poland.

Germany’s planned highway toll may see legal action from Prague

Radio Prague |
27 January 2017

The Czech Republic is considering joining an international court case against a planned highway toll on Germany’s historically free autobahns that critics say would discriminate foreign drivers. Transport officials from 11 EU member states, including the Czech Republic, met in Brussels on Wednesday to consider the legal possibilities.

Czech Internet economy advances in spite of obstacles

Radio Prague |
26 January 2017

A comprehensive survey mapping the state of the Czech Internet economy has just been completed by the companies most closely involved.

ČR could join protest against German motorway tolls, PM says

Radio Prague |
26 January 2017

The Czech Republic could sign up to an Austrian protest against the imposition of tolls on German motorways.

Prague’s #Donateacoat project offers novel way to help the needy

Radio Prague |
26 January 2017

“Are you cold? Take a coat!” That is literally the message on a wardrobe on the main square in Prague 6 where people in need can pick up clothes at the very spot where others have dropped them off.

Czech businessmen buyout Swedes to take control of TV Prima

Radio Prague |
26 January 2017

Czech businessman Ivan Zach has become a majority owner of TV Prima, the second biggest commercial channel in the Czech Republic, the Czech News Agency reported on Wednesday.

Czech Republic slips in corruption perception rankings

Radio Prague |
26 January 2017

The Czech Republic has slipped 10 places on a list of 176 countries in watchdog Transparency International’s annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI).

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