Friday, 15 December 2017

Politics

Is Rath corruption case a landmark?

Prague Post |
1 June 2012

Some view prosecution as a turning point, but past failures linger.

8th Communist Party Congress: No red threat to the Czech Republic

Czech Position |
1 June 2012

Communist Party ready to gamble on attracting protest voters uninterested in its ideology, keen on uncompromising opposition.

Gov't agrees to scrap 'bearer shares'

Czech Position |
31 May 2012

The government has proposed clamping down on anonymous ownership of companies through the controversial use of "bearer shares"; if signed into law, the draft proposal agreed by the cabinet yesterday would require the beneficial owners of firms to register them with the stock exchange or financial offices. According to a report by ČEKIA, as of the end of 2011, the true ownership of more than half of all joint stock companies in the country was masked through bearer stock.

Why are politicians covering up over Key Investments?

Czech Position |
31 May 2012

The criminal and investigative balance from the Key Investments scandal suggests the real power brokers are keeping the lid on it.

Poll: Dienstbier most popular politician

Czech Position |
30 May 2012

Over half of Czechs have a favorable opinion of the Social Democrats' (ČSSD) presidential candidate, latest STEM poll shows.

Billionaire's new party ANO 2011 in recruitment drive

Czech Position |
30 May 2012

After officially registering as a new Czech political party, Andrej Babiš's ANO 2011 is looking to sign on new members.

Greens plan comeback, but will Ondřej Liška be at the helm?

Czech Position |
30 May 2012

Liška says its unclear who will stand for the leadership at the Greens’ party convention but welcomes Martin Bursík's bid

President Klaus supports ex-rival Zeman's candidacy

Czech Position |
29 May 2012

Miloš Zeman, who lost to Václav Klaus in a bid for the presidency nearly a decade ago, welcomed his old rival's support.

US ambassador calls for Czech action to end Roma exclusion, discrimination

Czech Position |
29 May 2012

US ambassador to Czech Republic makes public call on Czech government for more action to tackle Roma problem.

EU funds in northern Bohemia under godfathers' control, ex-official charges

Czech Position |
28 May 2012

Ex-head of Northwest Regional Cohesion Council threatened with legal action over claims of 'mafia-like' groups controlling EU funds distribution.

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