Tuesday, 21 November 2017

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Prague Castle treasures and relics to be exhibited in Moscow

Radio Prague |
19 October 2017

Relics from the 14th century and copies of the Czech crown jewels will go on display in Moscow during an upcoming visit by Czech President Miloš Zeman.

Czech parties subject to stepped up election spending scrutiny

Radio Prague |
19 October 2017

New rules apply to the Czech elections to the lower house of parliament for the first time limiting parties budgets' and making them declare funding and spending flows. But while it's a step in the right direction, some flaws are still seen in the overall framework.

Renovation of Baroque gem underway in Stromovka park

Radio Prague |
18 October 2017

Šlechtova restuarace is a Baroque summer palace located in Prague's Stromovka Park which has been in disrepair and ruins since the 1960s. Since then the building weathered fire and floods and remained standing. Now, renovation of the historic gem has begun.

High prices lay foundations for Prague shared housing start-ups

Radio Prague |
18 October 2017

A group of people united in a project called Sdílené domy or Shared Houses decided to buy a house in Prague, and administer it themselves: not as a traditional tenants' association, but as a community.

Construction begins on state-of-the-art battery factory

Radio Prague |
17 October 2017

Construction began on Monday at an industrial zone in Horní Suchá, near Havířov in the region of Moravia-Silesia on what investors are promising will be the world's most modern battery factory.

How should socialist architecture be treated now?

Radio Prague |
17 October 2017

Haruna Honcoop's film Built to Last depicts Eastern Bloc socialist architecture in various states of repair. She argues it should all be preserved.

Ministry mulls massive recruitment of foreign workers to fill jobs

Radio Prague |
17 October 2017

Wages and jobs have been pushed as one of the main themes of Czech parliamentary elections. And a proposal from the finance ministry to open the door to around 200,000 foreign workers has sparked fresh clashes over the subject.

Parents who kidnapped their children wanted on European arrest warrant

Radio Prague |
16 October 2017

Police are searching for two children who were kidnapped by their parents from a children's home in Strakonice, South Bohemia on Friday. The two brothers, aged four and 10, were removed from the parents by the court.

Exhibition focuses on story of Prague pre-fab six

Radio Prague |
17 October 2017

An exhibition mapping the history of six panelak housing estates in Prague got underway on Thursday at the city's Dejvice district. It is the last in a series of fourteen exhibitions dedicated to the communist-era prefabricated apartment blocks around the Czech Republic.

Julian Rosefeldt's Manifesto one of highlights of National Gallery's autumn season

Radio Prague |
17 October 2017

The National Gallery is getting ready to launch its autumn season with a slew of new exhibitions as well as the publication of Law of the Journey, an accompanying book for the installation of one of the more famous works by artist and dissident Ai Weiwei at the Trade Fair Palace.

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