Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Politics

Czech cabinet's programme includes pensions reform

ČTK |
22 Dec 2017

The new Czech cabinet included a pension system reform in its policy statement, which would separate the pensions account from the state budget and create a solidarity base of equal pensions and a pension component adequate as regards individuals' social security payment levels.

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Duka: Enhanced position of SPD and Communists threat to democracy

Radio Prague |
21 December 2017

The enhanced position of Freedom and Direct Democracy and the Communists, with whom the ANO government are cooperating in the Chamber of Deputies, represents a threat to freedom and democracy in the Czech Republic, says the head of the Czech Roman Catholic Church, Cardinal Dominik Duka.

Mayors and Independents deny confidence in Babiš' cabinet

ČTK |
21 Dec 2017

The Mayors and Independents (STAN) will not vote confidence in the minority government of Prime Minister Babis' ANO, as they promised before the October election to the Czech Chamber of Deputies, STAN representatives told journalists on Wednesday.

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Pirates dispute legislation for communications wiretapping

ČTK |
21 Dec 2017

The Pirate Party las lodged a proposal to cancel some sections of several laws allowing a wholesale wiretapping of people in communication networks with the Constitutional Court, Mikuláš Ferjenčík, a deputy for the Pirates, told journalists on Wednesday.

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Opposition challenges plan to built government district

ČTK |
21 Dec 2017

Czech opposition politicians and experts challenged new Prime Minister Andrej Babis's (ANO) plan to build a new administrative compound for the government offices in Prague and turn the present historical buildings used by ministries into museums or galleries.

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Okamura: PM Babiš can be released for prosecution

ČTK |
20 Dec 2017

There is no reason for Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) and ANO deputy chairman Jaroslav Faltynek not to be released for criminal prosecution, Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) leader Tomio Okamura told journalists on Tuesday.

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ODS, KDU-ČSL not to support ANO minority government

ČTK |
20 Dec 2017

The opposition Civic Democrats (ODS) will not support Andrej Babis's minority government, because he should have tried to form a majority coalition first, and they also challenge the government policy statement, ODS chairman Petr Fiala told reporters after his meeting with Babis on Tuesday.

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Okamura wants to deprive Senate of all its money

ČTK |
20 Dec 2017

Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) leader Tomio Okamura called on the Chamber of Deputies on Tuesday to start markedly cutting the budget of the Senate, the upper house of Czech parliament, so that it would eventually get no money at all, but his proposal received no support in the lower house.

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Politicians to see their wages rise by 7% next year

Brno Daily |
19 December 2017

Top Czech politicians will see their wages rise by about 7 percent next year, an increase by one percentage point lower than in 2017, according to a press release issued by the Labour and Social Affairs Ministry.

LN: Former top Social Democrat Tejc to be deputy minister

Radio Prague |
19 December 2017

Former Social Democrat member of the lower house Jeroným Tejc stands to be one of the deputy ministers of ANO justice minister Robert Pelikan, according to the news server Lidovky.cz.

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