Friday, 24 November 2017

Radio Prague

Researcher at Institute for State and Law discussing legal aspects of robots and AI

Radio Prague |
30 October 2017

Earlier this year, the European Parliament's legal affairs committee caused something of a stir with a resolution aiming to grant robots legal status in order to hold them 'responsible for acts or omissions'. The move caught some off guard in what is quite complex or even uncharted legal territory.

Czech e-book library could give boost to stuttering market

Radio Prague |
30 October 2017

The first Czech online book library offering e-books of long published and new volumes has started up.

Czechs commemorate 99th anniversary of founding of Czechoslovakia

Radio Prague |
30 October 2017

Czechs marked the 99th anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia at the end of the First World War on October 28, the country's national day and holiday.

ANO rule out including Mayors or TOP 09 in future coalition

Radio Prague |
27 October 2017

Election winners ANO have ruled out speaking to representatives of the Mayors and Independents Group or TOP 09 in a second round of talks on forming a new government, the party's leader, Andrej Babiš, told Czech Television on Wednesday evening.

Report: Petr Pavel says NATO seeking to renew links with Russia

Radio Prague |
27 October 2017

Top Czech NATO official Petr Pavel has signalled moves by the western military alliance to renew some ties with Russia, Pavel, the chairman of the alliance's Military Committee, said, according to a TASS report, that its top representatives should meet with members of the Russian general staff by the end of the year.

Uber back on the road in Brno as legal battle continues

Radio Prague |
27 October 2017

The ride-sharing service Uber is back on the road in Brno after the Supreme Court in Olomouc temporarily overturned a ban on its services in the Czech Republic’s second largest city.

Sociologist: Strenght of leadership was a vital factor in elections

Radio Prague |
27 October 2017

The traditional parties on the Czech political scene arte still stinging from the defeat they suffered in the general elections at the hands of anti-establishment and protest parties. What made Czechs throw the traditional parties overboard?

Domingo views original Don Giovanni score in Prague

Radio Prague |
26 October 2017

The opera singer Placido Domingo viewed the original 1787 score of Mozart's Don Giovanni in Prague on Wednesday. The Spaniard is set to conduct the opera at the city's Estates Theatre – where it was first performed – on November 27 and 29.

Long haul as Czech inventor sees start of revolutionary hi tech battery factory

Radio Prague |
26 October 2017

A Czech inventor is behind what is claimed to be a revolutionary lithium battery which could be the answer to the world's energy storage problems. And the dream of inventor Jan Procházka is now taking shape with a high tech factory being constructed for the production of those small, high powered but low cost batteries in the far east of the Czech Republic.

Czech Republic climbs global BDO business location ranking

Radio Prague |
26 October 2017

A survey by the international and auditing company, BDO, has ranked the Czech Republic in 23rd place overall in its global evaluation of business locations for 2017. That represents a jump of three places on its ranking in 2016.

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