Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Politics

Právo: Finance Minister Pilný to leave politics in autumn

ČTK |
22 Jun 2017

Finance Minister Ivan Pilný (ANO), 72, wants to end in politics after the October general election in which he decided not to run, daily Právo reported yesterday.

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Štech is new Czech education minister shortly before election

ČTK |
22 Jun 2017

President Miloš Zeman appointed Stanislav Stech (for Social Democrats) new education minister at Prague Castle yesterday, two days after he accepted the resignation of Kateřina Valachová (ČSSD) from the post.

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Valachová supports idea of independent sports minister

ČTK |
21 Jun 2017

Outgoing Czech Education, Youth and Sports Minister Kateřina Valachová (Social Democrats, ČSSD) supported today the idea of establishing the independent post of minister of sports, but said she is sceptical about a new ministry or sports agency.

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KDU/STAN alliance wants to simplify Czech tax system

ČTK |
21 Jun 2017

The Christian Democrats (KDU-ČSL) and the Mayors and Independents (STAN) want the Czech tax system to be simplified, the tax burden for families with children to be lowered and the electronic registration of sales not to apply to small businesses, their leaders told journalists yesterday.

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Zeman discusses nearest tasks with new education minister

ČTK |
21 Jun 2017

President Miloš Zeman discussed teachers' career system, schools' budget for 2018 and other issues with Stanislav Stech at their meeting at Prague Castle yesterday, on the eve of Štech's appointment as minister of education, youth and sports.

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Poll: ANO would win Czech elections, followed by Communists

ČTK |
20 Jun 2017

The ANO movement would win a Czech general election with 32.8% of the vote, followed by the Communists (KSCM) with 12.7% and the Social Democrats (ČSSD) with 11.4%, according to the latest STEM poll released yesterday.

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Education minister insists on resignation

ČTK |
20 Jun 2017

Education, Youth and Sports Minister Kateřina Valachová (Social Democrats, ČSSD) insists on her resignation, which President Miloš Zeman accepted, she told journalists after they met yesterday.

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Zeman meets European Human Rights Court president Raimondi

ČTK |
20 Jun 2017

The acquittal of an attacker who killed a Czech citizen in London last September and the independence of the judiciary were among the issues Czech President Miloš Zeman discussed with Guido Raimondi, European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) president, yesterday.

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ČSSD Prague branch officially rejects ex-PM Paroubek's comeback

ČTK |
20 Jun 2017

The Prague branch of the Social Democratic Party (ČSSD) officially rejected the return of former prime minister Jiří Paroubek to the party yesterday.

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PM Sobotka, EC deputy head Timmermans discuss migration

ČTK |
19 Jun 2017

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, ČSSD) discussed migration and future European integration with EC Vice-President Frans Timmermans today, and they also dealt with preparing the European Council summit due next week, the Government Office said in a press release.

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