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January 23, 2018
ČTK Roughly three-quarters of Czechs who cast their votes for the unsuccessful candidates in the first round of the presidential election are ready to vote for Jiri Drahos in the second round, according to the latest poll released on Wednesday....
January 23, 2018
ČTK The Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of Czech parliament, will deal with the release of PM Andrej Babis (ANO) and ANO first deputy head Jaroslav Faltynek for prosecution on Friday, deputies decided on Wednesday, approving the ANO group's...
January 23, 2018
ČTK The Czech government has approved the new rules for its own functioning and meetings, Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO), whose cabinet resigned earlier on Wednesday, has told journalists. The Justice Ministry said the changes mainly wanted...
January 23, 2018
ČTK The Mayors and Independents (STAN) want to amend the Czech law on election campaigns financing as it contains major mistakes due to which the Office Supervising Finances of Political Parties cannot punish the violation of law by foreign...
January 23, 2018
ČTK Tens of Czech personalities have signed a petition, called Barriers of Democracy and citing 19 principles of a responsible government, asking parties to observe the principles of democratic governance, Tereza Kristofova, from the...
January 23, 2018
ČTK Czech Pirate MP Lukas Cernohorsky will head a lower house commission investigating the privatisation of the OKD coal mining firm, the MPs decided in a secret vote on Wednesday, election commission head Martin Kolovratnik (ANO) said. read...
January 23, 2018
ČTK Communist deputy Zdeněk Ondráček will not head the Chamber of Deputies' committee supervising the General Inspection of Security Forces (GIBS), as he was not elected to the post in MPs' repeated vote on Wednesday. read more
January 23, 2018
ČTK Czech President Miloš Zeman will not accept the resignation of the minority government of Andrej Babiš (ANO) this week, although he originally announced it, because of his busy schedule, his spokesman Jiří Ovčáček...
January 23, 2018
ČTK Ten research institutions from Central and Eastern Europe have formed Alliance4Life, a project to boost their cooperation in science, management and employee care, and a joint promotion of their interests in the EU at their current...
January 23, 2018
ČTK The High Court acquitted former Czech Energy Regulatory Office (ERU) chairwoman Alena Vitaskova of charges in the case of the ERU's irregular granting of licences to two solar power plants in north Bohemia on Wednesday. read more

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