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Politics

Ex-MP gets 5 years for fraud, embezzlement

Czech Position |
30 January 2012

Court in Ostrava hands down five-year prison sentence and a CZK 1.2 million fine to former Social Democrat deputy Petr Wolf.

EdMin cancels suspicious CZK 99m legal services tender

Czech Position |
27 January 2012

Following negative assessment by the EU and public outcry, Education Ministry cancels controversial tender for legal services.

Cabinet clears overhaul of under-fire public prosecution service

Czech Position |
26 January 2012

A new law aimed at reform of the much criticized public prosecution service which has backed by the Cabinet.

Europhobes won't be stopped by early elections (because there won't be any)

Czech Position |
25 January 2012

The fight over Europe's fiscal treaty which left TOP 09 isolated in the coalition has stirred up the unlikely prospect of early elections.

Cabinet to discuss making no-confidence votes more difficult

Czech Position |
24 January 2012

A proposal to team-up no-confidence votes with a proposal for a replacement prime minister will be discussed by the Cabinet.

Public Affairs sharpens shoulders for key role in police, prosecution reform

Czech Position |
24 January 2012

The VV party is positioning itself for a lead role in the government's move to reform the police and state prosecution services.

Anti-graft group charts links between Prague politicians and tender winners

Czech Position |
23 January 2012

Civic group Naši Politici's pilot study suggests strong ties between Prague politicans and firms landing lucrative tenders.

Právo: 'Political bomb' in police safe

Czech Position |
23 January 2012

According to the daily Právo, police investigating corruption in Road and Motorway Directorate found a 'payroll' for politicians.

Head of Cabinet bonus affair to pay dividends, but for whom?

Czech Position |
23 January 2012

As a rule, Czech institutions refuse to publicize officials salaries even in the face of legitimate freedom of information requests and court rulings.

Czech MoD cancels suspect order of Jackal armored cars

Czech Position |
20 January 2012

Defense Ministry signed contract to buy British Jackal 2 all-terrain reconnaissance and assault vehicles for CZK 99 million without a public tender.

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