We hereby apologise to Mr Tomáš Berdych for having falsely reported in a story issued on April 4, 2016 that his name appears in the Panama Papers database. Neither the information available on the website originally cited (i.e. www.investigace.cz/panamapapers) nor other available sources include Mr Tomáš Berdych’s name in the Panama Papers database. CTKContinue Reading

Prague College, one of the Czech Republic’s leading English language universities, hosted the second in its popular “Master Speaker Series” Thursday, 7th April, this time with Phillip Gottweis from Škoda Auto as the guest speaker. This was a fascinating talk by the coordinator of sponsoring and cooperation at Škoda Auto, who discussed the company’s business strategy in relation to sports sponsorship, which was a great inspiration for the students and members of the public that made up the packed room. The college’s Master Speaker Series has been running since April 2010 and since its inception it has proved to be extremely popular with both students and the public due to the quality of the speakers that the college is ableContinue Reading

We are online now also in Slovakia! SlovakConnect.sk aims to bring together International Expats and Slovak Business Professionals through Networking and Business / Social Events. Meet Expats from all over the world in a Business and a Networking Environment.Networking, Events, Business, Finance, Contacts … This and lots more you’ll find on www.slovakconnect.sk – FREE registration for Individuals– FREE Company listing– Business News– Business and Networking Event Calendar– and more … More Connect pages: Prague Connect CZ – www.pragueconnect.czDubai Connect AE – www.dubaiconnect.ae SlovakConnect.sk Social Networks:LinkedIn – Facebook – Google+ Join us today and be connected with SlovakConnect.sk! SlovakConnect.sk is a PTV Media s.r.o. serviceContinue Reading

The myPOS solution enables merchants to accept card payments without a bank or а bank account. iPay International S.A. is looking for local partners to expand its distribution in the Czech Republic iPay International S.A., the provider of the innovative payment solution ‘myPOS’ is pleased to announce its arrival in the Czech Republic. myPOS helps small and medium-sized merchants to start accepting card payments in an affordable and more efficient way as this unique business model offers instant access to money without any form of monthly or other fixed charges, thereby breaking down the major barriers to card acceptance for micro merchants. Officially introduced last year (on the MWC in Barcelona), myPOS is already enjoying huge interest and has quicklyContinue Reading

Brammer, one of the leading European distributors of industrial maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) products and services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tomáš Flajsar (40) as the new Managing Director of the company’s operations in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Tomáš Flajsar replaces Ladislav Burian, who served as the Managing Director from 2010, and who has now moved on to new challenges. Tomáš Flajsar has more than 10 years experience in managing positions dealing with business development, general management, sales, purchasing and logistics in the engineering industry, with a focus, in particular, on vacuum machinery, automotive and railway markets. Before joining Brammer, Mr. Flajsar worked as the General Manager for Edwards for the Czech Republic. Edwards is partContinue Reading

Emirates, a global connector of people and places, announced on Wednesday the 22nd of April 2015, that it will operate a one-off A380 flight to Prague on 1 July 2015 in celebration of five successful years in the Czech Republic. The Prague-Dubai route has experienced great success since its inaugural flight on 1 July 2010, and has since received two upgrades to allow for higher capacities and services for passengers. The route is currently served by a Boeing 777-300ER, and the special Airbus A380 flight, which has an immense capacity of 515 passengers, will serve as a symbolic nod to the sustained demand from Czech passengers. “The arrival of the A380 to Prague is set to be a landmark event,Continue Reading

The 5th edition of the Prague Pride festival will take place from Monday, August 10th through Sunday the 16th, with the Parade, main concert and outdoor party on Saturday the 15th. This year the festival will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a full program to be released soon. The Facebook event of the Prague Pride Parade can be found here. The Czech Republic is the most LGBT tolerant country of the former Eastern Bloc, with Prague being one of Europe’s top gay destinations. This is reflected by the Prague Pride festival, the biggest and most open LGBT festival in the region. The leading American online newspaper The Huffington Post mentioned Prague as one of the top eight gay destinations inContinue Reading

Bator Tabor, the charity that organises summer camps for seriously ill children from all over Central Europe, is now accepting applications from the Czech Republic for its summer 2015 camps. Registration is open until Saturday, 14th March. The camps are a safe place for children aged 7-18 who suffer from ailments such as cancer, diabetes or haemophilia, and the experience is free of charge, and features constant but invisible medical supervision so that the children can completely forget about their illness. Bátor Tábor was established in Hungary in 2001 to offer complex therapeutic recreation programs for seriously ill children and their families. In the summer, Bator Tabor offers camps for children, and in the spring and fall it offers campsContinue Reading

Wilson & Partners, one of the Czech Republic’s leading independent law firms, announces today that it has just received the award for “Innovation & Excellence in Property Acquisitions – Czech Republic” in the “Corporate LiveWire Awards, 2015”. The Corporate LiveWire Awards champion the best companies in their respective fields, and all winners of the Innovation & Excellence awards are subject to rigorous assessment criteria, carried out by a team of experienced in-house professionals. This ensures that only the most deserving firms and individuals receive one of these prestigious accolades and gain a place in the winners’ guide that is distributed to more than 1.5 million business executives. Since its incorporation in 2007, Wilson & Partners has won many different prestigiousContinue Reading

Martin Šonka plunges into the heart of the action once again as the first race of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship kicks off this weekend in Abu Dhabi.Abu Dhabi (UAE) – He couldn’t wait. Amid freezing Moravian temperatures, Martin Sonka and his team tried to tweak their plane for optimal performance before it had to be dismantled and sent in parts to the first stop of the racing season: Abu Dhabi. “Other pilots also didn’t rest,” said Sonka. “Additionally, we were joined by two newcomers, who will want to show. It’ll be a close race,” he predicted. In addition to these two pilots, several new races have been added to this year’s championship as well. “Because there’ll beContinue Reading