Friday, 28 August 2015

Politics

ANO, ČSSD would win elections with 21.6% each

ČTK |
27 Aug 2015

The ANO movement and the Social Democrats (CSSD) would win elections to the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of Czech parliament, gaining 21.6 percent of the vote each, according to a poll of the ppm factum agency that was released to CTK Wednesday.

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ČSSD official has membership suspended over corruption

ČTK |
26 Aug 2015

Czech Social Democrats (the governing CSSD) Tuesday suspended the party membership of Kamil Choc, involved in a scandal with the Ceska posta (CP) postal service provider and alleged bribes for the party, head of the CSSD branch in the Praha-zapad district, Petr Seredycz, has told CTK.

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Pirates to run in all regions in 2016 regional polls

ČTK |
24 Aug 2015

The Czech Pirate Party (CPS) plans to run in all regions in the regional election to be held in the autumn of 2016 with the aim to gain at least one seat in each assembly, its chairman Lukas Cernohorsky told CTK at the party's forum in Prague Saturday.

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Babiš backs Stropnický as candidate for president

ČTK |
24 Aug 2015

Defence Minister Martin Stropnický (ANO) would be a suitable candidate for Czech president in the 2018 election, ANO chairman Andrej Babiš said in an interview in Saturday's issue of daily Právo.

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Opposition wants PM to explain security council's meeting

ČTK |
21 Aug 2015

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats) should explain why the board of the National Security Council (BRS) has been convoked over suspected corruption, opposition Civic Democrat (ODS) head Petr Fiala said yesterday.

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Bookies offering low odds on Krnáčová remaining Prague mayor as coalition crisis continues

Radio Prague |
20 August 2015

There is speculation that the governing coalition at Prague City Hall could collapse with a new alliance of ANO and TOP 09 a possibility, iDnes.cz reported on Wednesday. The news site said that bookmakers were offering low odds of 1:45 to 1 on Mayor Adriana Krnáčová being no longer in the post by 1 November.

Minister calls ČSSD's internal election rules undemocratic

ČTK |
20 Aug 2015

Jiří Dienstbier, the Czech minister for human rights and legislation from the Social Democratic Party (ČSSD), yesterday challenged the party's draft regional election rules as undemocratic and said he would promote a draft of his own.

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Právo: Public Affairs party folds

ČTK |
13 Aug 2015

The Czech Public Affairs (VV) party, a member of the former centre-right coalition government in 2010-2012, ends, daily Pravo writes Wednesday, referring to the information from its last leader Jiri Kohout.

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War veteran Litinský elected new chairman of Dawn party

ČTK |
10 Aug 2015

Czech war veteran Miroslav Litinský was elected the new leader of the Dawn-National Coalition, the smallest parliamentary party, at its election conference on Saturday.

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Gov't unopposed to Zeman's trip to China

ČTK |
5 Aug 2015

The government does not question President Miloš Zeman's trip to China to celebrate the anniversary of Victory, Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek (Social Democrats) told journalists yesterday.

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