Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Radio Prague

Book highlights exploits of Czechs and Slovaks in WWI British army

Radio Prague |
13 March 2017

One rather overlooked corner of history has been the story of Czechs and Slovaks serving with the British army in World War One.

Tomáš Míka: Comenius and cucumbers from Znojmo

Radio Prague |
13 March 2017

How do you write poetry in the age of the tweet? Tomáš Míka has an answer. His latest collection is called Text Messages.

Café Savoy – an Art Nouveau gem by the Vltava

Radio Prague |
13 March 2017

The Art Nouveau Café Savoy, located on the west bank of the Vltava river near Kampa park, is one of Prague's grand cafés.

Foreign police raid on warehouse of second biggest online grocer

Radio Prague |
13 March 2017

The second largest online grocer on the Czech market – Rohlik.cz had to suspend operation on Thursday following a raid by the foreign police on the company's Prague warehouse.

Hartl: Some people support Zeman because they see no alternative

Radio Prague |
13 March 2017

President Zeman's decision to run for a second term in office was widely anticipated on the Czech political scene. And although the president has no party backing, and many are stressing the need for change, there is still no strong rival on the horizon to challenge him for the top post.

Georgian chef weaves magic with original soup recipes

Radio Prague |
10 March 2017

An eatery in Prague's Vinohrady district offers Georgian specialties. It is a family enterprise revolving around mum and businesswoman Manana Toidze known to everyone as Pani Mančo or Mrs. Mančo.

Food critic: Eska deserves Michelin Bib – but so do several other Prague restaurants

Radio Prague |
10 March 2017

The Prague restaurant Eska has been included in Michelin's Main Cities of Europe Guide for 2017. The restaurant, located in the busy district of Karlín, received the Bib Gourmand award for places with "exceptional good food at moderate prices".

Faster inflation likely to speed up end of forex interventions

Radio Prague |
10 March 2017

Czech inflation accelerated in February to 2.5 percent year-on-year from January's 2.2 percent, the Czech Statistics Office announced on Thursday.

Social Democrats gear up for congress amid poor pooling and pressure on Sobotka

Radio Prague |
10 March 2017

Government leaders the Social Democrats are gearing up for a congress this weekend at which the party's chairman, PM Bohuslav Sobotka, is expected to retain his post. But in general what shape are the party in with elections coming up in October?

Gov't likely to support EC's Anti Tax Avoidance Package

Radio Prague |
9 March 2017

The Czech Republic appears it will support new European Commission rules on the taxation of large multinational corporations (under the EC’s Anti Tax Avoidance Package), writes financial daily Hospodářské noviny.

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