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February 21, 2018
The change in the composition of pensions, drafted by Prime Minister Andrej Babiš's government in resignation, will raise existing low pensions, but slow down increases in roughly one-half of all pensions, Labour and Social Affairs Minister...
February 21, 2018
Czech moves to construct new nuclear reactors by addressing the crucial question of who and how they will be funded looks like it could be finally addressed. A proposed shake-up of energy company ČEZ aimed at paving the way for power plant...
February 20, 2018
ČTK The Czech Republic does not need a law on general referendum on which the government ANO is negotiating with the Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) and Communists (KSCM), Civic Democrat (ODS) deputy head Martin Kupka said after the party's...
February 20, 2018
ČTK Central Bohemia and the capital Prague are the Czech regions that are the most populous and have seen the steepest population growth in recent years, Czech Statistical Office said on Tuesday, presenting selected demographic data from 2016....
February 20, 2018
ČTK Vietnamese blogger Pham Doan Trang will receive the Homo Homini award for human rights promotion from the Czech People in Need humanitarian organisation at the beginning of the One World film festival on March 5. read more
February 20, 2018
ČTK The public Czech Television (CT) will air an additional expert discussion on the Forgotten Leaders Russian series it broadcast at the end of 2017 in response to the Council for Radio and Television Broadcasting (RRTV) criticism, CT...
February 20, 2018
ČTK The new leadership that the Social Democrats (CSSD) will elect on Sunday should include politicians from both streams in the party, the "traditional" and the "centrist", CSSD deputy head Jan Hamacek, who is running for the party's leader,...
February 20, 2018
ČTK Czechs most trust the leaders of ANO, Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) and the Pirates, that is Andrej Babis, Tomio Okamura and Ivan Bartos, respectively, out of parties' leaders, according to a January CVVM agency poll. read more
February 20, 2018
ČTK The Czech cabinet ruling in resignation wants to mainly focus on the EU budget and asylum policy within the EU agenda, Aleš Chmelař, the state secretary for the EU, told reporters after the cabinet's informal meeting on Wednesday. read more
February 20, 2018
ČTK Some 1,000 firefighters from across the country will create a musical fountain on the Vltava River in Prague in June to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Czechoslovakia's establishment. read more

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