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HIV/AIDS experts fear complacency is preparing ground for explosion in infections

Radio Prague |
2 December 2009

The Czech Republic released its latest figures to coincide with world HIV/AIDS day on Tuesday. In spite of the steady climb in new cases, the country still stands out as a low infection zone compared with Western Europe and some states of the former Soviet Union such as Ukraine. But there is a real fear that complacency and indifference over infection twinned with greater exposure to risk are storing up a potential explosion.

Ari Munandar - chef at Prague's Hilton Old Town Hotel

Radio Prague |
2 December 2009

Right now, a lot of Czech chefs are playing with the ingredients and are making lighter, more modern dishes, on the level of international fine dining, says Ari who moved to Prague in 1997 from his homeland Indonesia.

Early work by architect Jan Letzel discovered at Brno cemetery

Radio Prague |
3 December 2009

A tombstone designed by the famous architect was recently discovered in a cemetery in the south Moravian city of Brno.

When the Mariánské Lázně hunters become the hunted

Radio Prague |
30 November 2009

It is surprising where detours can sometimes take you.

The wierd and wonderful Jablkoň

Radio Prague |
30 November 2009

Jablkoň's music rather defies easy explanation; a brand of distinctive folk blended with jazz, rock and more that's often called world music. Except when it isn’t…

The library can be sexy too, say naked students

Radio Prague |
27 November 2009

The concept of the library needs some spicing up, it seems. Too drab, too grey, too asexual, say student bookworms at Brno’s Masaryk University. So how to improve the situation? How about taking off the librarian’s clothes? Guerrilla Readers, an association whose primary aim is to promote reading, has printed a calendar to give some sex appeal to libraries in 2010.

Expectations high for new Czech film 3 Seasons in Hell

Radio Prague |
27 November 2009

Just a few days after the Czech film Protektor took a prize at a festival in Denver, another ambitious project is just entering the cinemas across the country. Thursday night will see the official premiere of 3 sezóny v pekle or 3 Seasons in Hell.

Ombudsman may be introduced to help "clean up" Czech football

Radio Prague |
26 November 2009

The head of the Czech-Moravian Football Association has said he is considering a new idea to help combat corruption and injustice in Czech football - the office of a new football ombudsman.

New gluten-free beer arrives on Czech market

Radio Prague |
26 November 2009

A micro-brewery in Ostrava is now producing gluten-free beer, a product that is bound to delight Czech sufferers of Celiac disease- a condition of intolerance to gluten, a protein found in most grains, and also in regular beer.

Karel Kramář: first Czechoslovak PM but flawed popular politician

Radio Prague |
26 November 2009

Karel Kramář earned his place in history as the first prime minister of Czechoslovakia. But his political career spanned more than four turbulent decades.

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