Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Politics

Czech PM calls for fast-tracking new party funding rules

Czech Position |
27 September 2011

Czech Prime Minister Petr Nečas has called for fast-tracking radical plans to shake-up party financing and election spending rules.

Nečas publicly backs Israel

Prague Post |
23 September 2011

PM visits Jerusalem, pledges support at UN Palestine vote.

Czech 'no' to Palestine may kill L-159 fighter deal to Iraq

Czech Position |
23 September 2011

Czech diplomats in Middle East warn a 'no' vote at the UN on Palestinian statehood would be bad for its business in Iraq and beyond.

Prague's biggest real estate tender could fail again

Czech Position |
20 September 2011

Prague 7 hired Cautor Consulting (without a tender) to advise the district in selecting its new seat; again it may be PPF's to lose.

Czech foreign minister naps during Serbian security conference

Czech Position |
19 September 2011

Heavy-eyed Czech Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg stirred up ire in Serbia thanks to his long nap during a security conference.

Czech 'Zemanites' collect 50,000 signatures in direct elections petition

Czech Position |
15 September 2011

Supporters of ex-Czech PM Miloš Zeman collect 'magic number' of signatures in bid for holding direct presidential elections.

Coalition roads spat halts budget talks

Czech Position |
15 September 2011

The Cabinet was forced to postpone discussions aimed at finalising the govt's planned 2012 budget for the second week in a row after a dispute within the coalition over funding for roads and motorway construction. Public Affairs blocked talks on the budget and a separate deal seeking to compensate the Catholic Church and other religious groups for property confiscated by the former communist regime unless the govt agreed to a major hike in roads funding next year.

Ex-PM Topolánek keeps 'cool' over Steyr bribe allegations via WikiLeaks

Czech Position |
8 September 2011

Steyr official told US Embassy in Prague staff of bribery attempt by lobbyist Marek Dalík via Defense Minister Martin Barták, cables show.

Prague 10 moves to resolve dubious bond portfolio

Czech Position |
8 September 2011

Prague 10 contracts three assessments of its non-liquid bonds bought by Key Investments brokerage, which has since lost its license.

Ultra-con Bátora claims Facebook page hacked

Czech Position |
7 September 2011

Divisive figure Ladislav Bátora claims he didn't write disparaging comments on his Facebook page about TOP 09's Schwarzenberg.

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