Thursday, 24 May 2018

Politics

Analyst Šádí Shanaáh: Czech policy towards Middle East 'an illusion'

Radio Prague |
19 April 2011

Šádí Shanaáh talks about the Czech foreign policy, the differences and similarities between communism and the autocratic Arab regimes as well as his own political aspirations.

President's use of power an issue again as he assumes a leading role in the gov't crisis

Radio Prague |
19 April 2011

As the crisis in the government has played out over the last two weeks, the country's President Václav Klaus has taken on a key role in how events have unfolded.

Poll: Majority supports gov't collapse, new elections

Czech Position |
19 April 2011

A slight majority of poll respondents sees new elections as the best way forward, but say ousting six embattled ministers first may help.

Early elections? No one wins

Czech Position |
19 April 2011

It could take far longer to restore citizens' trust in government than the three years the Nečas Cabinet has left to go (maybe).

Anti-corruption Public Affairs 'rotten to the core'

Czech Position |
18 April 2011

Most top managers say Public Affairs should leave the government coalition, but few expressed any real surprise at the recent scandals.

Pension parameters 'not attractive enough'

Czech Position |
18 April 2011

PF KB 's Jirák: The pension reform plan still has too many unknowns, making it difficult to predict how many people will be interested.

Creation of anti-corruption czar could defuse crisis

Czech Position |
18 April 2011

Interior Minister Radek John's rebirth as the gov't 'anti-corruption czar' could take the sting out of the ongoing government crisis

Czech parties pledge to keep govt, but no deal yet

TrustLaw/Reuters |
15 April 2011

Party leaders in the ruling coalition have pledged to maintain their alliance despite a corruption scandal that has brought it to the brink of collapse, President Václav Klaus said after talks on Thursday.

Gov't presses for higher taxes, stronger state

aktuálně.cz |
14 April 2011

The government that deems to uphold "fiscal responsibility and austerity" has shown that it is exceptionally good at increasing taxes as well as the power of public administration.

Klaus won't play puppet to Topolánek-Tluchoř-Langer

Czech Position |
14 April 2011

President Klaus has taken over management of the government crisis and has enough information to know that the affair isn't about ABL.

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