Thursday, 16 August 2018

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Eyewitness account by Czech reporter aboard raided "Freedom Fleet"

Radio Prague |
3 June 2010

One of the people aboard the so-called Freedom Fleet, which was trying to deliver humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip, was Czech TV cameraman Jan Línek.

A Couple of Poor Polish-Speaking Romanians opens at Na Zábradlí

Radio Prague |
3 June 2010

Prague's Divadlo na Zábradlí is known mainly for staging former President Havel's plays but in the last couple of years, it has also focused on producing English-language plays.

Czechs in Afghanistan, Pt. X: What the future holds

Radio Prague |
3 June 2010

As Radio Prague's series on Czechs in Afghanistan winds down, Christian Falvey reports on the feelings about the future among the people working there, Czech and Afghan alike.

Centre-right coalition talks proving far from easy

Radio Prague |
2 June 2010

Following the weekend general elections, Czech right-wing parties are scrambling to capitalise on their gains and reach agreement on a coalition government of fiscal responsibility. Although there is general agreement on the direction the country should take, Monday's talks indicated that creating a centre-right coalition will be far from easy.

United Flavour: Prague's musical melting pot

Radio Prague |
1 June 2010

United Flavour is a motley group of musicians formed in Prague in 2004. Their music combines several diverse musical styles, including reggae, latino, flamenco, soul, hiphop, r’n’b and dancehall.

Public Affairs party remains a mystery to many

Radio Prague |
1 June 2010

Aside from the Public Affairs party's self-proclaimed role of watchdog, the party's background and ambitions remain unclear even to its potential coalition partners.

Helping disadvantaged children to learn English

Radio Prague |
28 May 2010

The Faculty of Education at Prague's Charles University carries out a project aimed at developing after-school teaching activities for children in children's homes.

Hadamczik takes over as coach of national hockey team

Radio Prague |
27 May 2010

It is the second time coach Vladimír Růžička has won gold at the Worlds only to be followed by Alois Hadamczik and there are a number of challenges that the new coach will face.

Alberto Vojtěch Frič – Adventurer & ethnologist who brought a South American Indian to Prague

Radio Prague |
27 May 2010

Alberto Vojtěch Frič was a Czech botanist, ethnologist and traveller, who earned fame in Bohemia, Europe, and parts of South America in the early 20th century. During his excursions, he befriended the Chamacoco Indians at Gran Chaco in Paraguay, and brought one of them, Cherwuish, back for treatment to Prague.

New technology could overcome last Czech resistance to credit cards

Radio Prague |
27 May 2010

Surveys still show a hard core of Czechs shun payment cards preferring good old cash because they feel they can better keep track of their spending. Now some card companies are rolling out smarter systems which might help overcome this last resistance.

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