Wednesday, 28 June 2017
National | ČTK

Representatives of parties in parliament, former political prisoners and other people yesterday commemorated Czech democratic politician Milada Horáková (1901-1950).

News | Prague TV

Czechs have conservative habits when reading news. They are among the world's most reluctant people to pay for internet content, and have a low level of trust in the news they read.

Politics | ČTK

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen, who arrived in Prague by train to pay his first official visit to Czech Republic, discussed bilateral cooperation and transport infrastructure with Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka yesterday, government spokesman Martin Ayrer has told ČTK.

National | Newshub

While job interviews demand a level of scrutiny, getting close to naked isn't common workplace practice. But for a nuclear plant in the Czech Republic, a baffling audition process saw the company hold a bikini contest, and call for female candidates to compete for a two-week intern role.

Politics | ČTK

The Social Democrats (ČSSD) and the Communists (KSČM) seem equally strong before the Czech general election for the first time after 25 years during which the ČSSD clearly had the upper hand, Miroslav Korecký writes in daily Mladá fronta Dnes (MfD) yesterday.

National | ČTK

The Czech Republic has one of the biggest differences between the net earnings and pensions in the EU, according to a study compiled by the Institute of Democracy and Economic Analysis (IDEA) of the Czech Academic of Sciences and released yesterday.

Politics | ČTK

Andrej Babiš, chairman of the Czech government ANO movement, will lead the candidates for the October general election in the Central Bohemia Region, the ANO leadership confirmed yesterday, ANO has announced in a press release.

Politics | ČTK

The local branch of the senior ruling Czech Social Democrats (ČSSD) in Cerhenice approved the admission of former ČSSD chairman and ex-PM Jiri Paroubek to the party despite the Prague organisation's rejection.

Politics | ČTK

The board of the opposition Civic Democratic Party (ODS) approved the manifesto and list of candidates for the October general election in the Czech Republic yesterday, party leader Petr Fiala has told journalists.

News | ČTK

The Czech Republic and Israel want to strengthen cooperation in advanced technologies, such as robotics and cybernetics, Czech Deputy PM for Science, Research and Innovations Pavel Bělobrádek and his Israeli counterpart Ofir Akuniska told reporters after their talks yesterday.

National | ČTK

Development aid should not be calculated in the 2% of GDP that NATO member states are to spend on defence in the years to come, Czech General Petr Pavel, chairman of the NATO Military Committee, told ČTK yesterday.

National | ČTK

A list of fallen Czechoslovak troops, messages from the president and government, and a handful of soil were put into a memory box, which is to be placed in a reconstructed monument to the troops who died in the Zborov Battle 100 years ago, at a ceremonial event in Prague yesterday.

National | ČTK

The Czech government approved today participation in Expo 2020 in Dubai, where it will have its own pavilion and present a technology of water production from the air based on a blueprint by Jiří František Potužník who will be appointed Expo general commissioner.

National | ČTK

Several dozen people paid tribute to the former communist regime's victims at the Prague-Ďáblice cemetery on Commemoration Day of Victims of Communism today which falls on June 27, the day when Milada Horáková was executed by the communist regime in 1950.

Politics | ČTK

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, CČSSD) will leave for a five-day visit to Japan on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of resumption of Czech-Japanese relations during which he will discuss economic and defence cooperation between the two countries.