Wednesday, 29 March 2017
Politics | ČTK

President Miloš Zeman will appoint Jiří Havlíček (Social Democrats, ČSSD) to the post of industry and trade minister next week, Havlíček told journalists after meeting Zeman yesterday.

Prague | Prague TV

The summer timetable entered into effect at Václav Havel Airport Prague began March 26, and it will run until Oct. 28.

National | ČTK

The Presidential Office did not turn to the National Security Office (NBÚ) over child pornography that someone installed in the computer of President Miloš Zeman, which he said in a radio interview on Sunday.

Politics | ČTK

The Czech Foreign Ministry called yesterday on Russian and Belarussian authorities to release the people who had been detained during the weekend demonstrations in these countries.

Politics | ČTK

The coalition of the Czech junior government Christian Democrats (KDU-ČSL) and the opposition Mayors and Independents (STAN) would gain 8.5% of the vote in February and it would not enter the Chamber of Deputies, according to the Focus election model released yesterday.

National | Prague TV

Tickets for Prague Integrated Transit (PID) will be valid in more places outside of the city, as new towns have been added. PID tickets will be valid on new bus lines as well as on rail lines to these Central Bohemian towns.

News | Prague TV

Prague came in ninth place in TripAdvisor's ranking of top destinations in the 2017 Travelers' Choice Awards. It had been at number six in the previous list from 2016. Six of the top 10 for 2017 were in Europe.

National | ČTK

Some 61% of Czechs reject the acceptance of refugees from the countries afflicted by war conflicts, which is 3 percent less than at the at end of last year, according to a poll conducted by the CVVM polling institute in February and released yesterday.

News | ČTK

Another police team left the Czech Republic yesterday to help protect the Macedonian border near the town of Gevgelija in the next weeks, Police Presidium spokeswoman Ivana Nguyenová told ČTK, adding that this is the ninth police mission of its kind.

Politics | ČTK

Tomáš Haisman, a long-term director of the Interior Ministry's migration and asylum policy section who took an uncompromising stance on war refugees, is likely to head the Czech embassy in Kosovo, the country that has become a symbol of refugeeism in Europe, weekly Respekt out yesterday writes.

Czech Republic and the EU | EurActiv

The situation with tolling in the Czech Republic is unlawful and could happen again if the European Commission doesn’t intervene, says Matej Okáli.

Politics | ČTK

The Mayors and Independents (STAN) movement wants to run in the Czech October general election in a coalition with the Christian Democrats (KDU-ČSL), a crushing majority of the delegates to its congress decided Saturday.

National | ČTK

The number of registered drones that are used commercially has been rising in the Czech Republic and there are more than 400 at present, according to statistics of the Civil Aviation Authority.

Prague | ČTK

About 100 people took part in a protest against the Czech government, Islamisation and immigration staged by the far-right extra-parliamentary National Democracy (ND) party in Prague centre yesterday.

Prague | ČTK

Some 100 supporters of the European Union took part in the March for Europe in the centre of Prague Saturday, marking the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaties that create one of the European integration pillars.