Friday, 17 February 2017

Politics

President Zeman's aides recommend to him to seek re-election

ČTK |
6 Feb 2017

President Miloš Zeman's closest aides recommended to him on Tuesday to seek re-election in 2018 and he told public Czech Television (CT) yesterday that the recommendation was made by all seven of his collaborators, which will influence his decision-making.

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Leaks from Czech Foreign Ministry's e-mails not dangerous, Zeman says

ČTK |
6 Feb 2017

Information leaks from e-mails as the recent ones at the Foreign Ministry are not dangerous, Czech President Milos Zeman said in an interview with Czech Television (CT) broadcast yesterday and added that the talk about them can justify more money for defence against cyber attacks.

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Poll: Babiš still most popular Czech politician

ČTK |
2 Feb 2017

Finance Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) is still the most popular politician in the Czech Republic, although his poll ratings decreased by 1 percent to the current 57 percent as against last October, according to a poll conducted by the STEM polling agency in January and released on Wednesday.

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Prague ČSSD supports Sobotka as party chairman

ČTK |
2 Feb 2017

Delegates of the Prague Social Democrat (CSSD) branch have nominated PM Bohuslav Sobotka for the post of chairman that he would be defending at the party's election congress in March, Prague CSSD spokesman Lukas Henzl told CTK on Wednesday.

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STAN agrees to join forces with KDU-ČSL in elections

ČTK |
1 Feb 2017

The Mayors and Independents (opposition STAN) want to run in the Czech autumn general election along with the Christian Democrats (junior ruling KDU-CSL), the European Democrats (extra-parliamentary SNK-ED) and regional parties, the STAN national committee decided on Tuesday.

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New party focused on education to run in general election

ČTK |
31 Jan 2017

A new Czech political party focused on the school sector, "5% for Education," which will hold its constituent meeting in Prague tonight, intends to run in the October election to the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of parliament, its founder Krystof Kozak has told CTK.

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LN: Škromach wants to become "new president Zeman"

ČTK |
31 Jan 2017

Former Social Democrat (CSSD) senator Zdenek Skromach, 60, plans his presidential candidature to follow the legacy of current Czech President Milos Zeman, 72, after he ends as head of state, daily Lidove noviny (LN) wrote on Monday.

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KDU-ČSL, STAN negotiate about joint election party

ČTK |
30 Jan 2017

The Christian Democrats (KDU-CSL) are negotiating with the Mayors and Independents (STAN) movement about a joint election grouping whose list of candidates would comprise politicians of both parties, KDU-CSL leader Pavel Belobradek writes in a letter to his party colleagues.

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TOP 09 presents 2030 vision, wants to raise living standard

ČTK |
30 Jan 2017

The right-wing TOP 09 wants to increase the living standard, lower the taxation of labour, introduce the euro in the Czech Republic and also raise the Czech defence spending as it views the country's EU and NATO membership as crucial, it says in its Vision 2030 document released on Saturday.

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ČSSD in South Bohemia does't back PM's re-election as party head

ČTK |
30 Jan 2017

Members of the Social Democratic Party in South Bohemia were the party's first regional branch not to back PM Bohuslav Sobotka's candidacy for re-election as ČSSD head at its conference on Saturday. They proposed Sobotka's critic Jeroným Tejc for the post of first deputy chairman.

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