Monday, 13 February 2017

Politics

Central Bohemia to cooperate with China, other Asian countries

ČTK |
4 Jan 2017

The new leadership of the Central Bohemia Region, which emerged from the last October elections, is open to cooperation with China and also other Asian countries, including Japan and South Korea.

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Japanese foreign minister to visit Czech Republic

ČTK |
3 Jan 2017

The Japanese foreign minister will pay a visit to Prague, the first one in 15 years, Japan's embassy in Prague announced yesterday, adding that Fumio Kishida will meet his Czech counterpart Lubomír Zaorálek during his visit on January 7-9.

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PM, president have traditional New Year's luncheon

ČTK |
3 Jan 2017

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka and his wife Olga had a traditional New Year's luncheon with the presidential couple, Miloš and Ivana Zeman, at the chateau in Lány near Prague yesterday.

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Former Czech presidential protocol head ends at ForMin as well

ČTK |
2 Jan 2017

Jindřich Forejt, Czech presidential protocol former head, will also terminate his employment with the Foreign Ministry as from January 2 based on his written request, the ministry said in a press release yesterday.

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Reflex: President Zeman may leave in 2018 due to bad health

ČTK |
30 Dec 2016

Followers of Czech President Milos Zeman dream of his victory in the first round of the 2018 election, while Zeman's critics hope somebody will defeat him, yet it may happen that Zeman will not be defending the post due to his bad health, the weekly Reflex reports.

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Poll: Most Czechs support direct presidential election system

ČTK |
30 Dec 2016

As many as 84 percent of Czechs want the system of direct presidential election to be preserved, according to an opinion poll the Median agency conducted for Czech Radio this month.

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Billionaire Sehnal revives ODA

ČTK |
29 Dec 2016

Czech billionaire Pavel Sehnal has decided to revive the Civic Democratic Alliance (ODA) political party of the 1990s and had it registered with the Interior Ministry in September, server Seznam Zpravy wrote on Wednesday, adding that the ODA has its seat at the address of Sehnal's SPGroup. The group includes the Slavia insurance company, the water park and a hotel in Čestlice, the exhibition grounds in Prague-Letňany and the AAABYTY.CZ real estate company.

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KDU-ČSL head wants to lead party to election victory

ČTK |
23 Dec 2016

Czech junior government Christian Democrat (KDU-ČSL) chairman and Deputy PM Pavel Bělobrádek believes that he will manage to lead his party to the victory in a general election, he has told ČTK in an interview on the occasion of his 40th birthday.

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Poll: ANO would win Czech elections ahead of ČSSD

ČTK |
23 Dec 2016

The ANO movement would win a general election in the Czech Republic with 29.7 percent of the vote, followed by the Social Democrats (ČSSD) with 16.3 percent who have strengthened their position, according to a STEM election model conducted in December and released to ČTK yesterday.

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Accused former governor Vaňhová suspends ČSSD membership

ČTK |
23 Dec 2016

The former governor of the Ústí Region, Jana Vanhová, suspended her membership of the Czech Social Democratic Party (ČSSD), Miloš Houda, deputy chairman of the ČSSD in Chomutov has told ČTK.

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