Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Politics

Communists attract voters with focus on welfare state

ČTK |
26 Jun 2017

The Czech Communists (KSČM) will promise to voters before the October general election to strengthen welfare state and security, deputy chairman Jiří Dolejš, who is responsible for the preparation for the voting, has told ČTK.

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Zeman's words cause decline of political culture, politicians say

ČTK |
26 Jun 2017

Czech politicians have said the words President Miloš Zeman used in an interview with the Barrandov TV commercial television on Thursday are like a spoon of mud from the bottom of a dunghill and that they degrade the presidential office.

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Van der Bellen, Sobotka to talk at Prague train station on Monday

ČTK |
26 Jun 2017

Austrian President Van der Bellen will arrive in Prague by train on Monday afternoon and he will have talks with Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka about economic cooperation and transport infrastructure at the main train station, the Government Office announced Friday.

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Politicians should not use foul words, ex-president Klaus says

ČTK |
26 Jun 2017

There is no room in the public space for the foul words that President Miloš Zeman and Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, ČSSD) used recently, former president Václav Klaus said on commercial Prima television yesterday.

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Czech Pirates promise to facilitate communication with offices

ČTK |
23 Jun 2017

The Czech Pirate Party, which is one of the strongest extra-parliamentary parties, promises in its election manifesto to facilitate and speed up citizens' communication with authorities, its chairman Ivan Bartoš said yesterday.

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ODS says ANO's presence in future gov't unacceptable

ČTK |
23 Jun 2017

Andrej Babiš as well as his ANO movement is unacceptable in the incumbent and in any future government, Petr Fiala, chairman of the rightist opposition Civic Democratic Party (ODS), told ČTK yesterday.

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Zeman to leave politics if not re-elected Czech president in 2018

ČTK |
23 Jun 2017

President Miloš Zeman, 72, will leave politics if he loses the direct presidential election to be held next year, he said, answering a question from the audience at the Žofín Forum on the Czech National Interest yesterday.

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ČSSD to present new election manager next week

ČTK |
23 Jun 2017

The Czech senior government Social Democrats (ČSSD) will present their new election manager and the leadership will discuss details of the campaign before the October 20-21 general election on Friday next week, election leader Lubomír Zaorálek told journalists yesterday.

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Ivana Trump annoys Czech President by not being US ambassador

ČTK |
23 Jun 2017

President Miloš Zeman "was furious" when Ivana Trump, the Czech-born ex-wife of U.S. President Donald Trump, told him that she would not become U.S. ambassador to Prague, although her former husband offered it to her, Zeman said in an interview on TV Barrandov last night.

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Zeman signs pension, social welfare, cyber security bills

ČTK |
22 Jun 2017

President Miloš Zeman today signed into law amendments to laws on pensions, more advantageous benefits for families with children, cyber security, health nurses and the ombudsman, the Presidential Office has told ČTK yesterday.

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