Wednesday, 26 July 2017

ČTK

Hundreds of Praguers die prematurely due to air pollution

ČTK |
21 Jul 2017

More than 500 Praguers die prematurely every year as a result of air pollution with fine dust particles mainly produced by road vehicles, according to a study focusing on health risks that the organisers presented yesterday.

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Senate says gov't should outline plan for euro introduction

ČTK |
21 Jul 2017

The Czech government should outline a clear plan for the euro introduction in the country because euro zone membership is going to be the main division line between EU member states, the Czech Senate said within its debate on the EC's plans for the EU future development.

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Czech Republic and Austria to boost science cooperation

ČTK |
21 Jul 2017

The Czech Republic and Austria will promote cooperation in the field of science according to a memorandum Czech Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek and former Austrian president Heinz Fischer signed yesterday, the Foreign Ministry has said in a press release.

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Ex-PM denies offering lucrative posts to rebel deputies

ČTK |
21 Jul 2017

Petr Nečas, former Czech prime minister facing corruption charges, dismissed today the accusation that he bribed three rebel deputies by promising them lucrative posts at conspiratory meetings, and told the court that he sought a compromise with them, not their departure from parliament.

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Czech artist Karel Franta dies at the age of 89

ČTK |
21 Jul 2017

Czech artist Karel Franta, the author of illustrations of books for children and winner of a number of international awards, died at the age of 89 on Wednesday, poet František Novotný, who published three collections of poems with him, told ČTK yesterday.

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Právo: Breach of coalition with STAN Czech KDU-ČSL head's defeat

ČTK |
21 Jul 2017

Chistian Democrat (KDU-ČSL) head Pavel Bělobrádek suffered a defeat when his party rejected an election coalition with the opposition Mayors and Independents (STAN), Lukáš Jelínek writes in Právo under the title of "Christian Democrats took fright at their courage."

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Babiš, Přibil to testify before MPs' commission next week

ČTK |
21 Jul 2017

Andrej Babiš, Czech ANO chairman and former finance minister, and Marek Přibil, a former journalist of a daily controlled by Babiš, will testify before the lower house commission enquiring into a suspected leak of information from open police files on Tuesday, MP Martin Plíšek told ČTK yesterday.

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Czech Pirates want duty to provide info to apply to ČEZ

ČTK |
21 Jul 2017

The Czech Pirates want to submit a draft amendment to the law on the right to information next week in order to apply the duty to provide requested information to the ČEZ state-controlled power utility, Pirates deputy chairman Jakub Michálek said yesterday in reaction a recent verdict.

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Local offices to decide on public property more freely

ČTK |
21 Jul 2017

Czech municipal and regional offices will not have to handle their real estate and other property only based on short-term economic profit but also based on municipal and regional interests that are property documented, according to a bill that the Senate passed yesterday.

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Senate approves new tax reliefs for blood, marrow donors

ČTK |
21 Jul 2017

Blood and bone marrow donors in the Czech Republic will see their tax reliefs increase under a draft amendment to the income tax law, proposed by opposition TOP 09/STAN deputies and smoothly passed by the Senate yesterday.

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