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February 17, 2018
ČTK The cancellation of general vaccination of children against tuberculosis may have been premature, chairwoman of the Czech Chamber of Deputies health committee Vera Adamkova (ANO) has said, arguing with the rising number of TB cases. read...
February 17, 2018
ČTK The number of immigrants and asylum holders is rather lower in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia compared to the West European countries, but the population of the above four countries mostly opposes all forms of immigration,...
February 17, 2018
ČTK The Prague Municipal Court has cancelled most of the Environment Ministry's programme for the improvement of the quality of air in Prague, saying it was vague, without any timetable, and projected unrealistic goals such as the completion of...
February 17, 2018
ČTK The Czech Pirates will vote in support of the dismissal of Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) leader Tomio Okamura from the post of deputy chairman of the lower house of Czech parliament due to his statements about a concentration camp for...
February 17, 2018
ČTK The Czech Pirates propose that the general referendum bill, now under discussion, include two types of referendums, a common one, whose initiating would require 100,000 to 250,000 people's signatures, and a constitutional one, for which...
February 17, 2018
ČTK Czech public universities will receive 50 percent higher contributions for postgraduate students this year, Education Minister Robert Plaga said on Monday, adding that the ministry would like the conditions of the postgraduates and their...
February 17, 2018
ČTK A group of Czech Catholics have urged Pope Francis not to prolong Cardinal Dominik Duka's tenure as the Archbishop of Prague, also due to what they call nationalist tendencies of the Catholic Church in the Czech Republic under Duka, Jan...
February 17, 2018
ČTK The situation in Czech health care has improved only slightly, Czech Doctors' Chamber (CLK) head Milan Kubek has told CTK in relation to the CLK campaign Health Care Calling SOS launched two years ago. read more
February 17, 2018
ČTK The most valuable Czechoslovak postage stamp whose price is put at five million crowns will be offered for sale in an auction in March, according to Burda Auction catalogue. read more
February 17, 2018
ČTK The Prague City Hall director's office will manage the installation of concrete barriers against vehicle-ramming attacks, according to the principles on their distribution to be discussed on Tuesday by the municipal council. read more

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