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Politics

MP unintentionally airs suspicions of interference at transport ministry

Czech Position |
10 February 2012

Unaware his microphone was turned on, TOP 09 MP Laudát aired rumor about interference by Public Affairs (VV) de facto leader Vít Bárta at the transport ministry.

Lucrative medical tender leads to lobbyist and ODS 'godfather'

Czech Position |
10 February 2012

Kardio Port, which as a sole bidder won a CZK 1.8 billion tender to supply a top Prague clinic, is shown to have operated out of Roman Janoušek's HQ.

'Anonymous is the ideal of direct democracy in practice' says Czech activist Great Troll

Czech Position |
10 February 2012

Local Anonymous activist spells out the movement's local and global aims and actions to Czech Position.

Bill curbing politicians' immunity passes hurdle

Czech Position |
9 February 2012

Lower house lawmakers turned out in sufficient numbers to back a proposed constitutional change aimed at curbing their immunity.

Date set for party boss Bárta's corruption trial

Czech Position |
9 February 2012

Much-anticipated trial of Public Affairs' (VV) de facto leader Vít Bárta on bribery charges is scheduled to start on 5 March.

Farm minister escalates Budvar brewing battle

Czech Position |
8 February 2012

Agriculture Minister Petr Bendl (ODS) has fired off another salvo in his battle with state-owned brewer Budějovický Budvar.

Czech 'pirates' say gov't suspension of ACTA ratification not enough

Czech Position |
8 February 2012

PM Petr Nečas says more study is needed on what impact the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) would have 'in real life'.

Regional governor demands non-privatization guarantee for Budvar

Czech Position |
7 February 2012

South Bohemia governor Jiří Zimola says he will call a referendum on the future of famous brewery if PM Petr Nečas fails to act.

Billionaire's AN0 2011 group backing 10 Senate hopefuls

Czech Position |
7 February 2012

Andrej Babiš says ANO 2011 will support 10 independent anti-corruption candidates in Senate elections, seeks more contenders.

Prague transport firm massively overpaid for TV screens, related criminal complaint dismissed

Czech Position |
7 February 2012

Scandal-ridden DPP overpaid by some CZK 1.7 million for screens via contract with firm linked to (now former) acting chief Jaroslav Stůj.

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