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Czech sex industry undergoing sea change

Nigerian girl victims of the gang were forced to work in Czech ‘nightclubs’  mostly along the border

The sex trade is stagnating and bordellos are desperate to entice new clients; but with Czechs now top clients, the trade is moving elsewhere

Prague transport fare increase likely

DPP acting head Vladimír Lich says price of annual tram, metro and buses passes could increase by up to Kč 500

Foreign investors in Czech solar plants to sue state over retro tax

One solar power industry association has estimated arbitration could cost the Czech state Kč 250 billion 

11.5.2012

ČEZ to be replaced on Warsaw’s WIG20 by JSW

Czech energy concern ČEZ will be replaced in the Warsaw bourse’s WIG20 blue-chip index by Polish mining company JSW

Czech inflation to exceed 3 pct next year

Czech annual inflation rate to exceed central bank’s 3 pct target level in 2012 due to increase in VAT; board made ‘right decision’ on rates

Czech economy grew 2.4 pct in Q2, says ČSU

Czech GDP growth slowed in the second quarter to 2.4 pct y/y, the Czech Statistical Office (ČSU) said in a flash estimate Tuesday

Czech prisons at ‘critical’ capacity

Over 30 Belarusian opposition leaders are reportedly still in jail

With over 23,200 people doing time in Czech prisons, overcrowding remains a serious problem, with inmates housed in makeshift cells

Czech Penta suing over A-TEC sale in Austria

Spolumajitel Penty Marek Dospiva dnes nabídl akcionářům Sazky svůj plán restrukturalizace loterijní firmy. Za stoprocentní podíl nabízí svazům i garanci ročních plateb.

Penta: Selecting Contor Industries as A-TEC investor breaches rules of Austrian co.’s restructuring plan OK’ed by Vienna Commercial Court

9.5.2012

Dozens of Czech unis join anti-plagiarism database

Diverzifikace nepůjde zřejmě po celých školách, ale menších celcích: fakultách či oborech.

Dozens of Czech universities are now using anti-plagiarism database developed and administered by Masaryk University in Brno

9.5.2012

Metro reduces stake in free Czech daily to 6.7 pct

Swedish publisher of free Metro dailies says as part of its focus on emerging markets, Czech newspaper to become franchise operation

Unipetrol sees Q2 drop in EBIT

Unipetrol wants to up its stake in Česká rafinérská — but is it ready to outbid Gazprom?

Unipetrol expects to post worse operating profit in the 2Q than the Kč 571 mln reported in 1Q following drop in refining margins

9.5.2012

Prague Zoo’s Sumatran tiger has litter

Endangered Sumatran tiger breeds in captivity at Prague Zoo, but successful rearing by ‘inexperienced mother’ uncertain

FinMin reopens Kč 115 bln ‘eco-tender’

Finance Ministry reopens Kč 115 billion ‘eco-tender’; bidders will have access to relevant data as of April 4, with bids due Sept. 5

9.5.2012

Archaeologists find early Stone Age houses in Prague

Same Prague district that yielded Stone Age ‘gender bender’ again sheds light on how humans lived millennia ago

Mucha’s ‘Slav Epic’ finally on display in Prague

‘The coronation of the Serbian Tsar Stefan Dušan as East Roman Emperor’

Alphonse Mucha had left ‘Slav Epic’ to the Czech capital on condition it build a tailor-made exhibition space for the cycle

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Brian Kenety