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Czech industrial production up ‘surprising’ 2.2 pct y/y in April

The biggest contribution to growth came from the manufacturing of vehicles, which increased 8.3% year on year, the ČSÚ said

Czech MPs strip David Rath of immunity

David Rath argues his case

Ex-Central Bohemia governor David Rath has accused the government of framing him as part of a political vendetta

6.6.2012

Karlovy Vary IFF to feature eight world film premieres

A scene from the existential drama ‘Boy Eating the Bird’s Food’ by debuting Greek director Ektoras Lygizos

Debuts at the KVIFF include a Mexican film by the co-writer of ‘Leap Year,winner of the Camera d’Or at Cannes for best first feature

6.6.2012

Poland to sell 100MW plant to Czech Energo-Pro

Energo-Pro, an independent CEE power producer specialized in hydro power, had been in exclusive talks with Poland since Sept. 2011

English name of Prague’s ‘Havel’ airport rethought

Central Europe’s busiest airport should be named after the late Czech statesman, wordsmith and humanitarian, according to film producer Fero Fenič

Ironically, the late Czech president Václav Havel, who had a love of the absurd, had a fear of flying 

4.6.2012

Husband of Czech novelist Monyová sentenced for her murder

Simona Monyová (17 March 1967 – 3 August 2011)

Boris Ingr, who claims not to remember the August attack on bestselling author Simona Monyová, has lost his appeal

FinMin agrees raise for Czech Philharmonic musicians

Conductor Jiří Bělohlávek, set to leave London for Prague, twice resigned when politicians didn’t deliver promised funds 

4.6.2012

Okamura to run for Czech Senate as independent

Tomio Okamura, a popular public figure, to run for the upper house of Parliament from Zlín, where his mother is from

4.6.2012

Ex-Czech EU Affairs minister charged

Career diplomat known as ‘Mr Europe’ has denied any misconduct related to contracts he signed when ambassador to Australia

Czech PMI at near 3-year low in May

New orders fell at the fastest pace in almost three years while output stalled and firms shed jobs on average

ČEZ mulls sale of Počerady, Chvaletice power stations

Czech Coal is keen to step into the national power market with its own major power plants and is already talking to ČEZ, but so is EPH 

31.5.2012

Nine in 10 wouldn’t vote for VV again: poll

Vít Bárta si právě vyslechl verdikt soudu.

One in four Czechs wouldn’t vote again for the party they backed in the 2010 parliamentary elections, STEM agency poll finds

31.5.2012

Czech gov’t agrees to scrap ‘bearer shares’

Konflikt: Peake předložila návrh na poslední chvíli a bez předchozích jednání, Pospíšil projednávání materiálu zastavil.

Czech government agrees measures to reveal true ownership of companies, allow for plea bargaining in corporate criminal cases 

30.5.2012

Dienstbier most popular Czech politician: poll

Senator Jiří Dienstbier who presented the motion, says the issue of presidential powers is now urgent due to the introduction of direct presidential elections

Over half of Czechs have a favorable opinion of the Social Democrats’ (ČSSD) presidential candidate, latest STEM poll shows

29.5.2012

Billionaire’s new party ANO 2011 in recruitment drive

After officially registering as a new Czech political party, Andrej Babiš’s ANO 2011 is looking to sign on new members

29.5.2012

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Brian Kenety