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U Emy Destinnové celebrates 10 years

The restaurant U Emy Destinnové will soon celebratingits10th anniversary. The first meal was served Nov. 1, 2007. When chef Steven Trumpfheller came here a short time before opening the small eatery, he intended only to stay for a little while. more >>
 

Czech crown seen resistant to political uncertainty

Czechs are still waiting to see what government will result from elections to the lower house of parliament won by billionaire businessman Andrej Babiš. But some conclusions for business and the economy can already be drawn if Babiš converts his win into a stable government. more >>
 

SCS Software’s CEO Pavel Šebor on the success of flagship title Euro Truck Simulator and what it’s like to drive 18 wheels of steel

Twenty years ago, SCS software was a small company just starting out, founded by three friends with programming backgrounds. At the start, the company took small contracts designing games for other publishers, often under a tight schedule and limited budget. In those days, one of the founders ... more >>
 

Used car market still booming

Used cars are still selling exceptional well in the Czech Republic with 820 thousand of them on offer around the country. The price of used cars has also gone up by around 15, 000 crowns year-on-year, with vehicles now selling at 205, 000 crowns on average. more >>
 

Top Czech brewers to boost production capacity

The leading Czech brewery Plzeňský Prazdroj is investing over CZK 280 million in production facilities for its world-famous lager Pilsner Urquell. more >>
 

Crown strengthening but no immediate boon for consumers

The Czech crown this week reached its strongest level to the euro since before the Czech Central Bank launched its intervention regime in 2013, when it climbed to on Wednesday. I discussed the current development – and the future outlook for the crown – with Patria Finance’s chief economist, Jan ... more >>
 

Six metro stations in Prague get Wi-Fi

As of this week, six metro stations in Prague have a free Wi-Fi connection allowing passengers to surf the Internet while waiting for their train, the Prague Public Transport Company announced on Tuesday. more >>
 

High prices lay foundations for Prague shared housing start-ups

The prices of apartments in Prague have skyrocketed in recent years, making it almost impossible for many people to find affordable housing in the capital. A group of people united in a project called Sdílené domy or Shared Houses decided to buy a house in Prague, and administer it themselves: ... more >>
 

Crown closes in on pre-interventions level to euro

The Czech crown has now reached its strongest level to the euro since before the central bank launched an intervention policy in 2013. more >>
 

JobSpin Job Fair in Prague (Oct. 21, 2017) – Program and Exhibitors

This Saturday, October 21, at JobSpin.cz Multilingual Job Fair Prague powered by Prague TV, you will have the opportunity to meet representatives from 20 world-known companies that want to fill their job vacancies with multilingual people from all over the world. more >>
 

Czech ministry mulls massive recruitment of foreign workers to fill jobs

Wages and jobs have been pushed as one of the main themes of Czech parliamentary elections. And a proposal from the finance ministry to open the door to around 200,000 foreign workers has sparked fresh clashes over the subject. more >>
 

Czech business incubator created in Bangalore

The Czech state business promotion agency CzechTrade and the Association of Small and Mid-Sized Businesses and Self Employed have teamed up to create a incubator to help Czech firms get a foothold in the massive Indian market. more >>
 

City Hall plans more action against money changers

Prague City Hall will be addressing the issue of money changing due to increased complaints of disadvantageous rates at exchange bureaus and fraudulent transactions by scam artists on the street giving worthless currency instead of Czech crowns. The city also plans to increase its efforts to ... more >>
 

Seznam.cz launches Windy Maps

A new smartphone app aimed at hikers, cyclists, and other tourists has been launched by Czech internet firm Seznam.cz. The app, called Windy Maps, covers the whole world. more >>
 

Spolana tops Czech polluters’ rankings

The Spolana chemical plant in Neratovice in Central Bohemia, tops the rankings of the biggest Czech polluters in 2016, presented by environmental association Arnika on Wednesday. Other large polluters include the power plants operated by the state dominated ČEZ utility. more >>
 

Czech-Iranian relations set to be restored at top level: report

Iran is one of the world markets that everyone wanted recently to get a share of with the prospect of sanctions ending, oil and gas exports starting in a significant way, and imports rolling in as the country starts to modernise. more >>
 

Greenpeace calls for hike in Czech lithium mining royalties as row continues

The environment group Greenpeace has weighed into a political row over the extraction of the valuable lithium ore in the Czech Republic. It says the country risks getting seriously short changed under the current mining royalty rules. more >>
 

Czech GPs stage symbolic protest against poor financing and bureaucracy

GPs, outpatient specialists and dentists around the country held a symbolic nationwide protest on Tuesday against inadequate financing and excessive bureaucracy that is driving many of them out of business. They warned that the symbolic protest would be followed by a one day strike if ... more >>
 

Prague College seminar: Man Disconnected – Motivating Millenials

Prague College, one of the Czech Republic's leading private universities, is delighted to announce that on Thursday, 19th October from 17:30 onwards, it will be hosting yet another high-profile speaker event, this time a seminar on the internet and its impact on our lives entitled “Man ... more >>
 

Czech pre-election battle plugs into war of words over lithium mining deal

A seemingly innocuous memorandum with an Australian mining company about exploitation and processing of some of the Czech Republic’s biggest lithium reserves is now in the spotlight on the eve of parliamentary elections. Some parties are calling for a special session of parliament to be held so ... more >>
 
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