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Politics

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.

Gov't vows no cuts in this year's foreign aid budget

Radio Prague |
17 April 2012

The Foreign Ministry has vowed that in spite of severe austerity measures, this year's budget for the country's foreign development aid will not suffer any cuts.

No more cuts if outlook proves correct, FinMin says

Czech Position |
17 April 2012

Finance Ministry still counting on 0.2% growth in 2012, but lowers forecast for 2013 to 1.3%.

MPs Bárta and Škárka found guilty in bribery case

Czech Position |
16 April 2012

Court found Vít Bárta offered bribes in the form of interest-free loans; Jaroslav Škárka took the money in bid to discredit him.

Former Czech football star Karel Poborský sets political goal

Czech Position |
13 April 2012

Former Czech international football star sets political goal to enter regional assembly for center-right ODS.

Shaky Czech center-right coalition gov't to continue

Czech Position |
11 April 2012

Leaders of the three parties in the strained Czech center-right coalition — the main governing party, the Civic Democrats (ODS) of Prime Minister Petr Nečas, TOP 09 and Public Affairs (VV) — have agreed to stick together in government rather than call for early elections. The party leaders agreed on long-term budget deficit targets of less than 3.0% of GDP for 2013 and 2014 and a revised government program at a make or break meeting on Tuesday afternoon.

VV's Prague district heads call on party leader to resign

Czech Position |
10 April 2012

Prague chapters of smallest coalition party call upon leader Radek John to step down, blaming him for plunge in ratings.

Culture minister on cooperation and openness

Leaders Magazine |
5 Apr 2012

A talk with Alena Hanáková, minister of culture.

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