Saturday, 23 September 2017

ČTK

New government is hardly possible without Babiš

ČTK |
19 Sep 2017

The expectations of some people that a new Czech government will be formed without ANO leader Andrej Babiš after the October general election are unrealistic, Erik Tabery writes in the weekly Respekt out on Monday.

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Czech pensions to go up more than in previous years

ČTK |
19 Sep 2017

Czech monthly pensions are to increase by CzK 475 on average next year, which is their highest rise since 2008, Labour and Social Affairs Minister Michaela Marksová said after a cabinet meeting on Monday.

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Roma Museum to operate new memorial in Hodonín near Kunštát

ČTK |
19 Sep 2017

The Brno-seated Museum of Roma Culture will be in charge of the new memorial established on the site of a former wartime Roma concentration camp in Hodonin near Kunstat, south Moravia, the government's press department has told CTK, citing the government's decision on Monday.

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Experts: Alcohol, tobacco consumption still high in CzechRep

ČTK |
19 Sep 2017

The consumption of alcohol and tobacco in the Czech Republic is still high, experts from the State Health Institute (SZU) said at a press conference on Monday, presenting results of the respective survey from last year.

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Foreigner expelled for damaging statue on Charles Bridge

ČTK |
19 Sep 2017

A court expelled a foreigner from the Czech Republic for three years for having written an inscription with a marker over St Francis statue on the 14th-century Charles Bridge, the oldest stone bridge in Prague, Prague 1 State Attorney's Office head Jan Lelek told ČTK on Monday. Moreover, the Prague 1 District Court imposed a six-month suspended sentence on the foreigner and ordered him to cover the damage of CZK 15,000.

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Saudi Hawks perform in Czech skies

ČTK |
19 Sep 2017

The Saudi Hawks aerobatic team showed its training at the Mosnov airport on Monday, replacing its planned performance within the NATO Days that could not be held at the weekend due to bad weather.

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President Zeman lunches with Ivana Trump in New York

ČTK |
19 Sep 2017

President Milos Zeman discussed migration and U.S. politics with Ivana Trump, former wife of his US counterpart Donald Trump, during their lunch at the beginning of Zeman's working visit to the USA on Monday.

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Zeman's spokesman accuses media of Kyrgyz contract termination

ČTK |
12 Sep 2017

President Milos Zeman spokesman Jiri Ovcacek accused on Monday the media of having partially caused Kyrgyzstan's withdrawal from the contract with the Czech Liglass Trading firm that was to build a cascade of hydroelectric power plants in his Central Asian country.

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Zeman supports minister's bid for UN-HABITAT head

ČTK |
19 Sep 2017

President Milos Zeman supported Regional Development Minister Karla Slechtova as head of the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) in his conversation with the President of the UN General Assembly, Slovak Miroslav Lajcak, on Monday.

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Komárek brands fellow MPs wreckers in new book

ČTK |
18 Sep 2017

Czech deputy Martin Komarek (ANO) has made an original contribution to the campaign ahead of the October 20-21 general election by issuing a book about his experience in the Chamber of Deputies and branding lawmakers wreckers with satirical hyperbole.

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