Sunday, 22 April 2018

Politics

MEP Evžen Tošenovský to run for Czech presidency

Czech Position |
23 April 2012

Credible sources with the Civic Democrats (ODS) say the popular ex-Moravian-Silesian governor, now an MEP, will toss his hat in the ring.

State to offer 'inflation-beating' bonds to individuals

Czech Position |
20 April 2012

Following the success of first emission, the Finance Ministry is to offer bonds, some inflation-linked, with longer maturity periods aimed at individual investors.

Twin Peaks suggested as name of new party as political mystery deepens

Czech Position |
20 April 2012

Twin Peaks suggested as new name of the party created around Public Affairs defector Karolína Peake in spoof competition.

PM says solid majority with Public Affairs' refugees – or early elections

Czech Position |
19 April 2012

PM Petr Nečas ups stakes by calling for a comfortable majority for his coalition, without the remainder of Vít Bárta's VV, or early elections.

Civic Democrats slip below Communists in poll

Czech Position |
19 April 2012

Mass privatization 'road to bankruptcy and corruption' Cambridge, Harvard sociologists claim

Czech Position |
19 April 2012

Study slams neoliberal policy of rapid mass privatization, claims proof of 'direct link' to its implementation with economic failure and graft.

Deputy PM Karolína Peake resigns from Public Affairs

Czech Position |
18 Apr 2012

Deputy prime minister for anticorruption strategy Karolína Peake announced Tuesday she is leaving Public Affairs (VV), the smallest of the three parties in the center-right coalition, to start a new political platform in a move that observers say could see the embattled party split into factions centered around her and VV de facto chairman Vít Bárta. At least four and as many as ten VV deputies have pledged to join her, media reports say.

Public Affairs selects education minister candidate

Czech Position |
18 April 2012

Public Affairs (VV) party reportedly to recommend Jiří Nantl, currently a deputy education minister, for the top spot.

Defense Ministry ignored military standards in uniform tender

Czech Position |
18 April 2012

Winner of CZK 40 million tender to deliver army uniforms failed to adhere to military equipment rules, antimonopoly office ÚOHS alerts.

Rallying call made for church restitution

Czech Position |
18 April 2012

Culture minister, country's top Roman Catholic defend proposals to compensate churches for property confiscated under communism.

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