Monday, 22 April 2019
National | Brno Daily

With an index of 90.91, the Czech Republic was ranked first in the National Cyber Security Index (NCSI). NCSI's ranking evaluates the preparation capacity of countries in case of cyber incidents and is updated regularly by experts in legislation and cyber security.

Prague | Prague TV

In addition to the ongoing extensive renovations of the tram line in the lower part of Vinohradská Street, which will last until July 13, there will be another disruption in several stages between Náměstí Republiky and Hradčanská from April 11 to May 17.

Politics | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) told Television Prima, on Sunday that he would not rule out making changes to his ministers and that he will meet President Milos Zeman to discuss them first.

Politics | Prague | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

Jan Jarolím, the long-term Mayor of Prague 9, from the Civic Democrats, won the first round of the Prague 9 Senatorial race, held over the weekend. Jarolím with 24.25% of the vote, narrowly beat scriptwriter David Smoljak (STAN) who got 23.53%.

National | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

Czech Television reports that the number of males teaching at secondary schools and conservatories in the country, has plummeted to its lowest level in the last seven years.

National | Business | Radio Prague

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was established on this day, April 4, 70 years ago. In connection with the anniversary, Czech Radio European analyst Filip Nerad spoke to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels.

Czech Republic and the EU | Business | Radio Prague

Prague is the seat of GSA: European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency. It manages and monitors the increasingly ambitious EU space programme and its responsibilities are expected to grow.

Prague | Prague TV

Easter markets on Old Town Square, Wenceslas Square and náměstí Republiky will open April 6 and run until April 28. Easter this year falls on April 21 in the western calendar and April 28 on the Orthodox calendar. Gift stalls and decorations will be open every day from 10 am to 10 pm, and selected refreshment stands until midnight.

Politics | Radio Prague

Pressure is mounting for Prime Minister Andrej Babiš to recall Trade and Industry Minister Marta Nováková over a diplomatic incident that has highlighted China's efforts to assert its influence in the Czech Republic.

Politics | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

Tommy Robinson, the far-right British nationalist, who once headed the English Defence League (EDL), was all set to speak at the Parliament, on Friday, according to Deník N. However, as Czech Television reports, the organisers of the conference on family rights in the 21st Century, that invited Robinson, decided to cancel the conference.

Prague | Radio Prague

The Prague City Hall coalition is due to meet on Friday to discuss a controversial proposal to collect anonymous data from electricity meters to identify vacant housing units. Mayor Zdeněk Hřib of the Pirate Party, which is behind the move, says despite alarm calls by his coalition partners, the intention was never to try to identify the owners of vacant properties – whether 'foreign speculators' or local investors – in order to tax them.

National | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

The D1, the country's most important highway, which runs between Prague and Brno, will be shut till Friday morning, due to a number of fallen trees.

National | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

President Milos Zeman finished his 3-day visit to Austria on Thursday. At a press conference at the Czech Embassy in Vienna, at the end of the visit, Zeman said that he was very satisfied with the outcome of his trip and that it had produced positive results in a number of areas.

Politics | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

A number of protesters gathered on Malostranské náměstí, outside the Chamber of Deputies, on Thursday afternoon, to shout slogans. The protestors criticised Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) and the current government.

National | Business | Brno Daily

"Last Address", a pan-European project to commemorate the victims of communism, has arrived in the Czech Republic. The project's aim is to install memorial plaques with biographical details of those persecuted or murdered by communist regimes, on the houses where those pople last lived.