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Politics

MPs pass bill on direct presidential elections campaign spending

Czech Position |
14 June 2012

The draft law will now go to the upper house, the Senate, were it is also expected to pass by a comfortable majority.

Ex-deputy culture minister files complaint over murky deals at Prague State Opera

Czech Position |
12 June 2012

Former deputy culture minister Radek Zdráhal has filed charges over alleged irregularities in the Prague State Opera's books.

Ex-Prague district mayor exits energy group PRE in grand style

Czech Position |
11 June 2012

Former Prague 5 Mayor Milan Jančík, under suspicion of corruption, gets CZK 2.2 million bonus from Pražská energetika.

Czech MPs strip David Rath of immunity

Czech Position |
6 June 2012

Ex-Central Bohemia governor David Rath has accused the government of framing him as part of a political vendetta.

Okamura to run for Czech Senate as independent

Czech Position |
5 June 2012

Tomio Okamura, a popular public figure, to run for the upper house of Parliament from Zlín, where his mother is from.

Klaus shuns Rio summit

Prague Post |
1 June 2012

Instead, climate change skeptic hosts pro-fossil fuel meeting

Gov't has plan for Greek collapse

Prague Post |
1 June 2012

Nečas talks contingency for increasing eurozone turmoil

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.

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