Saturday, 21 July 2018

Politics

ODS leader: Nascent government is populist, semi-communist

ČTK |
14 May 2018

The draft policy statement of a nascent next Czech cabinet of ANO and the Social Democrats (CSSD) consists of ineffective leftist plans and populist phrases, and the minority cabinet relying on Communist support would be semi-Communist, Civic Democrat (ODS) leader Petr Fiala said on Friday.

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ČSSD referendum on government with ANO to run through June 14

ČTK |
14 May 2018

The Czech Social Democrat (CSSD) internal referendum on whether to form a coalition government with ANO, tolerated by Communists (KSCM), will be held from May 21 to June 14, and its result will be known on June 15, CSSD leader Jan Hamacek said after a meeting of the CSSD board on Friday.

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MfD: Names of new ministers surfacing

ČTK |
14 May 2018

Tomas Koranda, Ivana Straska and Gabriela Nekolova, these are the names that may feature in the Czech government in the making, now negotiated by Prime Minister Andrej Babis's ANO and the Social Democrats (CSSD), the daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) wrote on Saturday.

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ANO surprised at Communists rejecting more foreign missions

ČTK |
14 May 2018

Richard Brabec, a deputy chairman of PM Andrej Babiš's ANO, is surprised at the Czech Communists saying earlier on Saturday that they cannot support a government pledging to reinforce foreign missions in its policy statement, Brabec told journalists on Saturday.

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Social Democrats not to make pact with Communists

ČTK |
14 May 2018

The Czech Social Democrats (CSSD) will not sign any written agreement with the Communists (KSCM) since it is up to Prime Minister Andrej Babis' ANO to ensure the support for the minority government, CSSD deputy chairman Martin Netolicky told the Prima television station on Sunday.

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Právo: Communists to be rewarded for tolerance of government

ČTK |
11 May 2018

Czech Communists (KSCM) may be rewarded for their tolerance of the nascent government of Prime Minister Andrej Babis' ANO and the Social Democrats (CSSD) by some senior posts in state-run companies, daily Pravo wrote on Thursday.

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Poll: Babiš's ANO widening its lead

ČTK |
11 May 2018

Prime Minister Andrej Babis' ANO has kept and even increased its comfortable lead before the rest of the parties with 32.9 percent, according to a poll conducted by the STEM polling institute in April and released on Thursday.

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Trust in Czech president, parliament, cabinet drops

ČTK |
11 May 2018

The public trust in the Czech president, government and parliament has dropped since February when it was relatively high, according to the CVVM poll conducted in April the results of which were released on Thursday.

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ČSSD, ANO gov't wants pension reform, security, income tax

ČTK |
11 May 2018

The policy statement of the planned government of the ANO movement and the Social Democrats wants to introduce a pension reform and a new income tax law, reinforce security, reject refugee quotas and promote Czech interests in the European Union.

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Brabec: Changes in division of posts in ANO-ČSSD gov't possible

ČTK |
10 May 2018

Czech ANO deputy chairman and Deputy PM Richard Brabec does not rule out that the ANO and Social Democrat (CSSD) politicians might again deal with the division of sectors in their nascent coalition cabinet during their talks, he told reporters on Wednesday.

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