The Czech fire service released drone footage on July 29 showing the aftermath of a freight train derailment near Mariánské Lázně, about 12 kilometers from the German border, the previous day. Two engines and 16 wagons carrying limestone were involved with the incident, the fire service said. One person was reported hurt.
The Czech Republic is projected to spend USD 17.7 billion on its armed forces over the next five years. The country enjoys a relatively stable security environment due to its strong counter terrorism capabilities, membership of NATO, and comparatively low international profile.
Czech e-tailer ZOOT will be launching their first retail apps as part of an aggressive growth strategy. Shoppers will have the choice of buying from hundreds of designers from Ivy Park to Tommy Hilfiger through the ZOOT iOS and Android apps, which will be launching in late 2019.
Wrike, the collaborative work management platform for high-performance teams, opened a new international office today in Prague, Czech Republic, and announced “Work, Unleashed 2019,” the company’s first product development-focused contest.
Central European government bond yields and stocks mostly fell on Wednesday, tracking global markets, as doubts grew over U.S. President Donald Trump’s plans to stimulate the economy. The Czech government, meanwhile, cut offers at a bond auction to stem a rise in yields.