Slovakia and the Czech Republic will jointly fight against carousel value-added tax (VAT) fraud, Slovakian Finance Minister Peter Kazimir and his Czech Republic counterpart Andrej Babis said Tuesday.
The Czech government on Wednesday decided to send humanitarian aid worth more than CZK 4 million to west African countries hit by Ebola, Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka announced.
The Czech government will provide CZK 3 million in humanitarian aid and material help to Doctors Without Borders (MSF) to fight Ebola in Africa, Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka announced Thursday.
President Miloš Zeman said Wednesday the Czech Republic could join the eurozone by 2017, thanks to support from pro-European parties in parliament.
Sparta Prague beat Viktoria Pilsen 8-7 on penalties to win the Czech Cup after a 1-1 draw in normal time with a stoppage-time equaliser.
Sparta Prague won a 36th Czech title on Sunday when their closest rivals Viktoria Plzeň could only draw 2-2 with FK Jablonec.
Czech President Miloš Zeman said on Monday he would probably ask Bohuslav Sobotka, leader of the center-left Social Democratic Party, to negotiate with other groupings about forming a coalition government.
Social Democrat leader Bohuslav Sobotka gained ground on Tuesday against rivals trying to depose him as party chief and candidate for prime minister, after an unconvincing election win last weekend. Sobotka said he would call a session of the powerful 190-strong central committee, the highest party body other than a congress, for November 10 to settle scores after what he called an attempted coup. “This meeting will decide the party’s future and what kind of politics it will stand for, a democratic and autonomous one, or if it becomes a service organisation of behind-the-scenes players,” he said.
Milos Zeman survived many political battles to win the largely ceremonial post of president this year. Now he’s using it to dominate politics — again.
Czech state-run power giant ČEZ said on Thursday it had launched arbitration proceedings against Albania to seek damages after the Balkan state revoked its local distribution licence. Ranked Central Europe’s biggest utility and public company, ČEZ said in a statement that Albania had failed to protect the company’s investment there, in the electricity distributor Shperndarje.