Sunday, 26 October 2014

Politics

Parties agree on division of posts in Prague City Council

Radio Prague |
24 October 2014

The ANO party, along with the Social Democrats and the three-way coalition of the Greens, the Christian Democrats and Mayors and Independents, who are holding talks on forming a coalition in Prague, have reached agreement on a division of seats in the City Council.

ANO takes five seats in Prague city hall and mayor's post

Radio Prague |
23 October 2014

The ANO party, along with the Social Democrats and the three-way coalition of the Greens, the Christian Democrats and Mayors and Independents have agreed on forming a coalition at Prague City Hall.

Press: Zeman again refusing to invite rectors to traditional ceremony

Radio Prague |
22 October 2014

President Miloš Zeman has again not invited university rectors with whom he has had disputes in the past to a ceremony on October 28 at which state honours will be presented.

President rates government favorably

Radio Prague |
21 October 2014

Czech President Miloš Zeman rated the Czech government favorably in an interview on Sunday, telling commercial broadcaster TV Nova that Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka had been successful in keeping the coalition together, which he saw as crucial.

Jiří Pařízek to head Prague branch of TOP 09

Radio Prague |
22 October 2014

Jiří Pařízek, until now the city councillor for transport, has been named interim chairman of the Prague branch of TOP 09 by the party’s regional executive committee.

Coalition slowly taking shape in Prague

Radio Prague |
21 October 2014

ANO, the Social Democrats and the Three-Party Coalition (The Greens, Christian Democrats, STAN) have agreed on key issues in negotiations on a possible coalition at Prague City Hall.

Ruling coalition preserves majority in Parliament’s upper chamber

Radio Prague |
21 October 2014

The Czech centre-left coalition government has conserved a comfortable majority in the Senate after 18 of their candidates won seats in the upper chamber of Parliament over the weekend. Among ideas agreed, is the construction of a new “D” metro line.

Coalition parties win 18 seats in Senate elections to maintain majority

Radio Prague |
20 October 2014

Three parties in the country's centre-left coalition won 18 out of 27 seats up for grabs in the Senate elections. The coalition will enjoy a majority of 46 in the 81-member upper chamber of Parliament. The Social Democrats clinched 10 seats, the ANO movement four, and the Christian Democrats four.

Analysts: Senate elections a 'win' for ruling coalition

Radio Prague |
20 October 2014

Political analysts are characterizing the elections to the Czech Senate as mainly a win for the country's ruling coalition.

Pehe: Christian Democrats in good position to become main right-wing party

Radio Prague |
20 October 2014

Analysts also see the Senate results as strong confirmation that the Christian Democrats have returned as a significant political force.

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