Sunday, 24 September 2017

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From greeting cards and board games to baked bread

Radio Prague |
4 September 2017

Antonin Kokeš is a well-known Czech entrepreneur behind the enormously successful greeting card and board game publisher Albi and - more recently – the hugely popular Antonín Bakeries.

Louny: A gateway to the Czech Middle Mountains

Radio Prague |
4 September 2017

Louny is a town near Prague with unique Gothic landmarks and a rich history. It is also a gateway to České středohoří, known in English as the Czech Middle Mountains, with many tourist trails and picturesque spots around the Ohře River.

Czech airports register record number of passengers

Radio Prague |
4 September 2017

The number of passengers going through the Czech Republic's airports last year exceeded 13 million - for the first time since the economic crisis in 2008.

Czech company puts mobile container brewery on the market

Radio Prague |
4 September 2017

Necessity is the mother of invention, they say, and it was an insatiable thirst for a beer on a deserted beach in Cambodia that led a group of Czechs to construct a mini-brewery in a container. Today it's on the market and shows promise of selling abroad as well.

Opera singer Gabriela Beňačková inducted into National Theatre Hall of Fame

Radio Prague |
1 September 2017

The opera singer Gabriela Beňačková has been inducted into a new Hall of Fame at the National Theatre in Prague on Thursday. Beňačková, who is 70 years old, is the third person honoured in this way.

Groundwork being laid for second lithium mine

Radio Prague |
1 September 2017

Plans are afoot to mine lithium at Horní Slavkov, West Bohemia, which has double the deposits of a mine at Cínovec in the north of the country.

Czechs team up with other countries to protect endangered lynx

Radio Prague |
1 September 2017

Experts from six countries, including the Czech Republic, have joined their forces to monitor the lynx populations across Europe and outline a joint strategy to protect the endangered species.

Unions issue public sector pay protests warning

Radio Prague |
1 September 2017

Unions say they are ready to demonstrate if the government doesn't boost teachers' pay by 15 percent and that of other state employees by 10 percent.

Czech football prodigy Schick signs with Roma

Radio Prague |
31 August 2017

It is official: football prodigy Patrik Schick, who made his mark on Czech junior teams, briefly in the Czech league and especially with Sampdoria in Italy's Seria A, has signed with Roma.

Secret Excapes buys top Czech discount website

Radio Prague |
31 August 2017

The largest daily deal/bulk discount website on the Czech market, slevomat.cz, has been bought by British firm Secret Escapes.

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