Thursday, 2 October 2014

Radio Prague

Atonín Dvořák opera takes to stage for only second time in 150 years

Radio Prague |
24 September 2014

In 1870, Antonín Dvořák, who was yet to become one of the world’s finest composers, wrote his first opera called Alfred.

Women boost battle for Czech council seats

Radio Prague |
24 September 2014

A record number of women are running in this years’ local elections in the Czech Republic.

Finance Ministry aims to curb widespread gambling

Radio Prague |
24 September 2014

The Czech Republic has been long regarded as Europe’s gambling heaven, but that may soon change.

Court ruling opens the way for all EU nationals residing in the Czech Republic to vote in municipal elections

Radio Prague |
24 September 2014

A court ruling upholding a Slovak national's right to vote in October's municipal elections has unexpectedly opened the way for around 110,000 EU nationals with temporary residence in the Czech Republic to go to the polls.

Sixty-year-old suspect charged with attempted murder

Radio Prague |
23 September 2014

A 60-year-old suspect who was caught by police after a two-day manhunt in the Bruntál area has been charged with attempted murder, among other crimes.

Some 110,000 EU nationals entitled to vote in Czech local elections

Radio Prague |
23 September 2014

Around 110,000 EU nationals, both permanent and temporary residents of the Czech Republic, are entitled to vote in the municipal elections scheduled for October 10 and 11, the State Electoral Commission said on Monday.

Public employees set for pay raise in November

Radio Prague |
23 September 2014

The government has approved a 3.5-percent increase in the salaries of public employees, effective of November.

Romany, Russian consumers face discrimination, trade authority finds

Radio Prague |
23 September 2014

The Czech Trade Inspection Authority found 19 cases of Romany and Russian consumers being discriminated against in the first six months of the year, the agency said in a press released on Monday.

Another shipment of ammunition sent to Kurdish forces

Radio Prague |
23 September 2014

A third shipment of military aid for the Kurdish forces in northern Iraq was dispatched from the Pardubice airport on Monday, the news agency ČTK reported.

Stricter rules for Czech food importers

Radio Prague |
23 September 2014

The government on Monday approved stricter rules for Czech food importers. Companies importing animal food products and selected vegetable foodstuffs will have to notify the authorities two days before the arrival of the goods, and inform them of the planned retail price of the products.

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