Monday, 24 April 2017

Radio Prague

Czech TV: Up to 80% of net income goes to paying rent

Radio Prague |
7 March 2017

Monthly rent costs Czechs as much as 80 percent of their monthly net salary, according to Czech TV; the public broadcaster cited numbers from Numbeo.com. In neighbouring Poland and Slovakia, renters have to set aside even more.

When Czech competition came up short

Radio Prague |
3 March 2017

Czech regulators do not have the greatest of reputations. Some are lacking altogether, such as the one for the water industry and associated charges; others have taken a lot of time to get up steam, such as the rail regulator, and then there is the competition office.

Tescoma co-founder receives Czech Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Radio Prague |
2 March 2017

The Czech Entrepreneur of the Year Award, organised by the accounting & consultancy agency firm Ernst & Young, has gone to Tescoma co-founder and co-owner Petr Chmela.

Members-only beer clubs spring up with aim of keeping pubs open avoiding electronic cash register system

Radio Prague |
1 March 2017

No bill but regular membership fees, good beer and privacy: those are aims of more and more Czechs either founding or joining new so-called beer clubs, meant to replace classic, often ailing pubs in some towns and villages

Biggest test for electronic cash registers roll out from March 1

Radio Prague |
28 February 2017

The biggest test of the roll-out of the Ministry of Finance’s flagship measure, electronic cash registers or EET as it is known under its Czech acronym, comes on Wednesday.

VOA: 75 years of station many Czechs tuned into across Iron Curtain

Radio Prague |
27 February 2017

Many looking for an alternative to state-controlled media in communist Czechoslovakia tuned into to Voice of America, which was founded 75 years ago this month.

Deaf Empire: A new play looks at Smetana's triumph over adversity

Radio Prague |
27 February 2017

Many aspects of Bedřich Smetana's eventful life are captured in a new play by the American writer Stephan Delbos, which will be premiering in Prague at the beginning of March.

"Natural Born Butchers" wine-tasting party pairs cork and pork

Radio Prague |
27 February 2017

The Natural Born Butchers' wine tasting party inspired by the pig slaughter season combines mostly Bohemian and Moravian wines and specialties made from a traditional Czech breed of pig.

Fortuna bets on expansion in Croatia, Romania, Spain

Radio Prague |
27 February 2017

Czech-based betting company Fortuna has taken a big step towards realizing its target of becoming the biggest sports betting and gaming operator in Central and South-Eastern Europe.

Key anti-corruption law gutted in avalanche of amendements

Radio Prague |
24 February 2017

A key piece of anti-corruption and transparency legislation appears to have been gutted by an unholy coalition of lower house lawmakers.

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