Wednesday, 18 September 2019

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Cycling halfway round the world to combat climate change

Radio Prague |
12 November 2009

What are you doing to fight climate change? That’s what Australian environmentalist and social worker Kim Nguyen wants ordinary people to ask themselves. For his part, he’s bicycling from Brisbane, Australia to Copenhagen, Denmark.

Economy gets taste of deflation but prices returning upward

Radio Prague |
11 November 2009

Prices are falling in the Czech Republic according to the latest official figures. While that might seem to be a cause for celebration for shoppers the phenomenon of deflation usually sends a chill down the spine of economists and politicians.

Ivan Klíma: a sceptic in the era of entertainment culture

Radio Prague |
9 November 2009

One of the best known and most widely translated of all Czech writers talks about the years since the fall of communism.

Neighbours in a foreign country

Radio Prague |
6 November 2009

For most, life stayed much the same after the split of Czechoslovakia at the beginning of 1993. But the split did have a very real impact on people living close to the border.

Normal Festival

Radio Prague |
6 November 2009

This year's edition of the festival featuring films about people with learning disabilities and films made by the mentally handicapped has just got underway in Prague.

Beavers destroy anti-flood wall

Radio Prague |
5 November 2009

A flood-wall that protects some 4,000 residents of the South Moravian town of Břeclav is in a hazardous condition, after beavers damaged an important part of the city's flood protection system.

Cinematographer Miroslav Ondříček turns 75

Radio Prague |
5 November 2009

One of the greatest legends of Czech cinema, director of photography Miroslav Ondříček looks back on his career of nearly six decades.

Czech Cinema since the Velvet Revolution.

Radio Prague |
4 November 2009

Some of the most important Czech films since 1989 have been screened in a kind of mini-festival that has just come to a conclusion at the famed Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York.

ČR forcing official business onto electronic highway

Radio Prague |
4 November 2009

The Czech Republic has launched an ambitious project to get all public institutions and businesses onto the electronic highway for the purposes of official communications.

All clear for Lisbon ratification?

Radio Prague |
3 November 2009

It might well turn out that the opt-out that President Václav Klaus demanded from the EU's Charter of Fundamental rights will not prevent what he was concerned about, but will hit the Czech Republic adversely in other ways.

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