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April 29, 2017
ČTK A new organ for the St Vitus Cathedral at Prague Castle will be built by the Spanish firm of Gerhard Grenzing from Barcelona under a contract that Cardinal Dominik Duka and the firm's representatives signed in the church yesterday. read more
April 29, 2017
ČTK The Czech Financial Administration has taken 1,080 control steps related to one-crown bonds and imposed additional taxes worth a total of CZK 87 million, Finance Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) told journalists after a cabinet meeting yesterday...
April 29, 2017
ČTK The Czech cabinet approved today the promotion of four officers to the rank of general, including Colonel Lenka Šmerdová, the first female candidate in the country's history, the Defence Ministry's spokesman Petr Mědek has told the media....
April 29, 2017
ČTK About 1.02 million people, or 9.7% of the 10.5 million inhabitants of the Czech Republic, lived below the income poverty line in 2016, the same percentage as in 2015, Michaela Brázdilová, from the Czech Statistical Office (CSU), said...
April 29, 2017
ČTK Finance Minister and ANO head Andrej Babiš favoured Emmanuel Macron in the first round of the French presidential election on Sunday, but he does not share his views of migration and EU integration, he said yesterday, adding that he...
April 29, 2017
ČTK The government approved yesterday the 2016 financial management and decided to use the CZK 62 billion budget surplus to help repay the state debt and finance some projects, Education Minister Kateřina Valachová (Social Democrats, ČSSD) has...
April 29, 2017
ČTK President Miloš Zeman, 72, who will seek re-election next year, and his rival candidate, former head of the Czech Science Academy Jiří Drahoš, 68, launched the petitions for their presidential candidacy yesterday. read more
April 29, 2017
ČTK The protection of Czech citizens' rights, financial settlement, continuity of law and trade relations will be the priorities Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka will be defending at the Brexit extraordinary EU summit on April 29, the government...
April 29, 2017
ČTK Czech couples are waiting for adoption for years since the number of children who can be legally adopted is decreasing in the country, daily Hospodářské noviny (HN) reported yesterday. read more
April 29, 2017
ČTK The Czech Republic is a stronghold of liberal Turks whose number is surging here, daily Lidové noviny (LN) reported yesterday, stressing that only very few of them voted for the proposal to increase the powers of the...

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