Monday, 29 May 2017

ČTK

Respekt: President Zeman brings Bolshevik revival

ČTK |
23 May 2017

President Miloš Zeman is a representative of the Bolshevik revival who managed to rise to power in the country, although many people believed that the hardline Communists cannot succeed in the Czech Republic anymore, Marek Švehla writes in weekly Respekt out yesterday.

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HN: Babiš seeks to cut himself off from Mafra publishing house

ČTK |
22 May 2017

ANO chairman and outgoing Finance Minister Andrej Babiš plans another step to formally cut himself off from the media he owns by transferring the Mafra publishing house from a trust fund to a NGO or more probably to a foundation, daily Hospodářské noviny (HN) reported Friday.

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HN: Expectations from Chinese market should not cover risks

ČTK |
22 May 2017

The state is obliged to support Czech exports, but not even the vision of succeeding on the world's market with the highest number of customers should cover the high risks involved in trading with China, Luděk Vainert writes in daily Hospodářské noviny (HN) Friday.

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MfD: Zeman promotes his idea of water corridor in China

ČTK |
22 May 2017

The Czech business delegation that visited China along with President Miloš Zeman in the past week included Josef Drebitko who has been trying to promote Zeman's favourite idea of the Danube-Oder-Elbe water corridor, daily Mladá fronta Dnes (MfD) reported Friday.

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Social Democrats standing by PM Sobotka in cabinet crisis

ČTK |
22 May 2017

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, ČSSD) told journalists Friday that the presidium of the Czech senior governing Social Democrats (ČSSD) unanimously supported the steps he and the party political committee had taken during the ongoing government crisis.

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U.S. Congressman unlikely to be ambassador to Prague, news server reports

ČTK |
22 May 2017

Iowa Congressman Steve King will not probably be the U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic, server Aktualne.cz, which originally wrote that he will represent the United States in the country, wrote Friday adding that another Steve King will gain the post.

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Several dozen people demonstrate against NATO in Prague

ČTK |
22 May 2017

Several dozen people demonstrated against NATO and Czech membership of it staged in Wenceslas Square in downtown Prague today by the Czech Peace Movement with support of the No to Bases initiative in connection with a NATO summit to be held in Brussels at the end of May.

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Právo: Sobotka may still be future Czech prime minister

ČTK |
22 May 2017

The Czech Social Democrats (ČSSD) may not win the October general election, yet their chairman and current PM Bohuslav Sobotka may end up as the prime minister of an anti-Babiš coalition, which does not look like a defeat of which some speak, Jiří Pehe writes in daily Právo Saturday.

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Businessman Rusňák terminates ANO membership

ČTK |
22 May 2017

Businessman David Rusňák, whom the police detained and questioned in the case of leaks of information from police databases and criminal proceedings, will end his membership of the ANO movement of Andrej Babiš as from Saturday, he has said in a statement for ČTK.

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Disinformation webs to be active before Czech elections, expert says

ČTK |
22 May 2017

The activities of various disinformation webs which accompany every important political event will increase before the Czech general election in October, Benedikt Vangeli, head of the Centre Against Terrorism and Hybrid Threats (CTHH), has said in an interview with ČTK.

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