Sunday, 25 September 2016
Politics | ČTK

The next Czech ambassador to Washington will be Hyněk Kmoníček, until now the head of the president’s foreign affairs office.

National | ČTK

Prague’s Municipal court has allowed Russian dissident and art activist Oleg Vorotnikov to go free on a written promise he will not leave the Czech Republic as long as he is subject to legal proceedings.

Prague | Prague TV

The ČKA says the contest that is only open to students of one school is irregular

News | ČTK

Only few refugees used the opportunity to join English study programmes at Czech universities for free, daily Lidové noviny reported yesterday.

National | Radio Prague

A group of young Czechs are currently raising funding to bring now elderly Germans expelled from the Czech lands after WWII to Prague in November for events including a concert and an exhibition.

News | ČTK

Jana Hajslová, expert in foodstuffs chemical safety, is the first Czech to win the Harvey W. Wiley Award for a significant contribution to the development of official analytical methods.

News | ČTK

President Miloš Zeman visited the Bohemian Hall in New York, centre of the Czech and Slovak community with the biggest garden beer in the town, yesterday.

National | ČTK

An extraordinary congress of the Czech Doctors' Chamber (CLK) will deal with a draft emergency plan to tackle current problems of the healthcare system on Thursday.

National | ČTK

A Czech court acquitted former Prague Muslim community chairman Vladimir Sanka of charges in the case of spreading a radical Islam book yesterday.

National | ČTK

The trial of Martin Holkup, a veteran from the Bosnia and Herzegovina mission, started yesterday over his having said on Czech Television that if the government forces him to fight under the NATO flag, "the shooting will at first start in the Government Office and parliament."

National | ČTK

Three quarters of Czechs do not know where to seek help in case they need to care for their old relatives, according to a ppm factum poll the Caritas CR group presented yesterday.

National | ČTK

The Interior Ministry will get CZK 420 million more next year, Interior Minister Milan Chovanec and Finance Minister Andrej Babis agreed this morning before a cabinet meeting that is likely to approve the 2017 state budget bill, the public Czech Television (ČT) has reported.

Prague | ČTK

A plaque commemorating the oldest known Jewish cemetery in Prague, which was abolished in 1478, was unveiled in Vladislavova Street yesterday afternoon.

News | ČTK

The Czech government approved yesterday a proposal to ratify the U.N. Paris agreement in which countries pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and which is to take effect as of 2020, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has written on Twitter.

National | Radio Prague

Deputy Prime Minister Pavel Bělobrádek apologised on Wednesday for creating apparent confusion by maintaining that leaders of the ruling coalition of the Social Democrats, ANO, and his own party, the Christian Democrats, had agreed on the lowering of VAT on draught beer and basic foodstuffs.