Sunday, 19 February 2017

Politics

PM Sobotka asks Babiš whether fiscal authority checked bonds

ČTK |
17 Feb 2017

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, CSSD) has asked Finance Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) whether the Financial Authority dealt with the cases of the issue and purchases of one-crown bonds in a letter dated February 15 and released to CTK on Thursday.

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MfD: Rightist parties lack courage for change like ČSSD

ČTK |
16 Feb 2017

Voter preferences' polls are not practically changing, repeatedly showing that the Czech rightist opposition is unable to rise again because it lacks courage for change, the same as the senior government Social Democrats (CSSD), Jaroslav Plesl writes in Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD).

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TOP 09 launching election campaign

ČTK |
16 Feb 2017

The opposition TOP 09 starts the first part of its election campaign in Pardubice, east Bohemia, on Wednesday within which it will invite the population of all regional capitals and Prague to a debate on its recently published Vision 2030 medium-term strategy, party leader Miroslav Kalousek has told journalists.

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Czech presidential candidate presents his advisers

ČTK |
13 Feb 2017

Czech presidential candidate Michal Horacek, 64, lyricist and former businessman, on Friday presented his advisers in the campaign, including Slovak diplomat, politician and former actress Magda Vasaryova, State Office for Nuclear Safety (SUJB) head Dana Drabova and lawyer Karel Elias.

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Experts: Christian Democrat-STAN coalition risky

ČTK |
13 Feb 2017

Czech Christian Democrats (KDU-CSL) and the Mayors and Independents (STAN) are taking a risk if they want to contest the autumn election to the Chamber of Deputies in a two-member coalition for which they must gain at least 10 percent to enter it, analysts told CTK on Friday.

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Czech project checks veracity of politicians' statements

ČTK |
13 Feb 2017

Over one-fifth of politicians' statements were false or misleading in the past five years, Jan Tvrdon, head of the Demagog.cz project that checked over 7,500 statements by roughly 340 Czech politicians, told CTK on Friday.

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Sobotka: New ČSSD platform is based on freedom, solidarity

ČTK |
13 Feb 2017

The Czech Social Democrat (CSSD) long-term programme is based on the principles of freedom, justice and solidarity, CSSD leader Bohuslav Sobotka said after the party's central executive committee approved the programme on Saturday.

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ČSSD leader: Coalition against Babiš would not work

ČTK |
13 Feb 2017

A possible Czech government of all democratic parties united against the ANO movement of Andrej Babis would not work because it could hardly agree on a reasonable programme, Social Democrat (CSSD) leader and PM Bohuslav Sobotka told the Prima television channel on Sunday.

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Sobotka backed by 13 out of 14 Czech region

ČTK |
10 Feb 2017

The Moravia-Silesia regional branch of the governing Czech Social Democrats (ČSSD) proposed Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka to the post of its leader yesterday, thanks to which he gained support in 13 out of the 14 regional party branches.

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Presidential candidate presents his advisers

ČTK |
9 Feb 2017

Presidential candidate Michal Horáček, 64, lyricist and former businessman, yesterday presented his advisers in the campaign, including Slovak diplomat, politician and former actress Magda Vasaryová, State Office for Nuclear Safety (SUJB) head Dana Drábová and lawyer Karel Eliáš.

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