Thursday, 21 September 2017

Politics

Babiš's book violates election campaign rules, ANO faces fine

ČTK |
21 Sep 2017

The new Czech office supervising the financial affairs of political parties launched administrative proceedings against the ANO movement over a book in which its leader Andrej Babiš presents his political vision, Czech Radio (ČRo) reported.

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Komárek brands fellow MPs wreckers in new book

ČTK |
18 Sep 2017

Czech deputy Martin Komarek (ANO) has made an original contribution to the campaign ahead of the October 20-21 general election by issuing a book about his experience in the Chamber of Deputies and branding lawmakers wreckers with satirical hyperbole.

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MfD: Czechs have no respectful ex-PM to choose for president

ČTK |
18 Sep 2017

An optimal candidate for Czech political parties to field in the direct presidential election would definitely be a widely respected and dignified former prime minister, but none is available, unfortunately, Miroslav Korecky wrote in daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) on Saturday.

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Zeman still ready to name Babiš PM after elections

ČTK |
15 Sep 2017

President Miloš Zeman is still ready to appoint the winner of the October general election as the prime minister, including Andrej Babiš (ANO) who was released for prosecution by the Chamber of Deputies earlier this month.

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LN: Men to dominate Czech parliament even more after elections

ČTK |
14 Sep 2017

The new Czech Chamber of Deputies to arise from the October general election is likely to be dominated by men even more than now as fewer women are in upper places of the lists of candidates than in 2013, daily Lidove noviny (LN) wrote on Wednesday.

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LN: ČSSD election leader campaigning at National Theatre

ČTK |
12 Sep 2017

Czech Social Democrat (CSSD) election leader Lubomir Zaoralek visited the National Theatre (ND) in Prague and delivered a speech there within the election campaign on Thursday, causing outrage, daily Lidove noviny (LN) wrote on Monday.

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Denník N: Babiš wants to be Czech PM to avoid imprisonment

ČTK |
11 Sep 2017

ANO leader Andrej Babis wants to rule the Czech Republic after the autumn general election in order to avoid his prosecution and possible imprisonment over a suspected subsidy related to his Capi hnizdo (Stork Nest) farm and congress centre, Slovak daily Dennik N wrote on Friday.

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Outgoing cabinet: Next gov't should keep country in EU core

ČTK |
11 Sep 2017

The next government should gain a better position for the Czech Republic in the core of the European Union, according to a draft report worked out by the outgoing centre-left government of Bohuslav Sobotka (ČSSD).

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Parties start campaigning before general elections

ČTK |
11 Sep 2017

Intensive political campaigning started at the beginning of September and it will last for six weeks until the Czech general election scheduled for October 20-21.

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ČT, ČRo to broadcast political debates before elections

ČTK |
11 Sep 2017

The public Czech Television (CT) and Czech Radio (CRo) will broadcast political discussions before the October 20-21 general election and debates with party leaders will also be presented by private media, such as the Blesk.cz website and the Seznam.cz server.

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