Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Politics

News analysis: Presidency is a bargaining chip

Prague Post |
4 November 2011

Indirect vote makes post a part of parliamentary intrigue.

Italy asks Czech foreign minister to explain Berlusconi sex quip

Czech Position |
4 November 2011

Italian ambassador asks Karel Schwarzenberg to explain his remark that Silvio Berlusconi had 'f**ked away' opportunity for reforms.

Prague district mayor 'plagiarized' his master's thesis

Czech Position |
4 November 2011

Prague 11 mayor Dalibor Mlejnský (ODS) is suspected of having copied the bulk of his master's degree thesis verbatim.

President calls on army to defend against globalization

Czech Position |
3 November 2011

Addressing the military's top brass, President Klaus said the army must defend against globalism and European unification.

NGOs call for Roman to quit ČEZ board over probe

Czech Position |
1 November 2011

NGO want ex-ČEZ boss Martin Roman to step down from its supervisory board until conflict of interest claims are resolved.

Ex-Czech PM Jiří Paroubek on his new 'Left 21' party

Czech Position |
1 November 2011

Jiří Paroubek talks about why he exited the ČSSD and the aims of his new party, the National Socialists-21st Century Left (Left 21).

President Klaus among favorites for 'Politico Fat Cat of the Year'

Czech Position |
31 October 2011

President Václav Klaus, EdMin Josef Dobeš, and regional governor David Rath in poll position to win dubious 'Fat Cat' honour.

Parties at loggerheads over what should be subject to a national referendum

Radio Prague |
27 October 2011

There is general agreement among the country's parliamentary parties that the Czech Republic would benefit from a law on national referendums, however the approval of such a bill is severely hampered by fierce debates on what issues should be subject to a popular vote.

Who will feed ex-Czech PM Jiří Paroubek's new party?

Czech Position |
27 October 2011

Political/business circles are abuzz with rumors Prague lobbyists are funding the National Socialists-21st Century Left.

Schwarzenberg will run for president

Bloomberg |
24 October 2011

Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg declared his candidacy for president in 2013 when Václav Klaus's second term ends, ČTK reported, citing Schwarzenberg's announcement Saturday at a conference of his party, Top 09.

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