The Chinese state concern CITIC has acquired a majority stake in one of the largest Czech media houses, Médea, the news portal Hlídací pes reported on Saturday, Czech Radio says. Hlídací pes said the main drivers of the deal had been former defense minister Jaroslav Tvrdík and President Milos Zeman’s advisor Martin Nejedlý.Continue Reading

There are around 23,830 homeless people living in the Czech Republic, according to a census carried out in the spring by the research Institute for Labor and Social Affairs and published on Thursday, Czech Radio says. The majority of the homeless are men and about 2,600 people of the total number are people under the age of 18, the report says.Continue Reading