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The Czech Republic has negotiated a deal in Brussels that spells a green
light for a number of major transport projects, the country’s prime
minister announced on Wednesday. The projects will not now require fresh
environmental impact assessments, meaning Prague should soon be able to
Large retail outlets in the Czech Republic will be forced to close their
doors on seven state holidays every year after the Chamber of Deputies
approved a Senate bill to that end in the face of stiff resistance from the
Czech Chamber of Commerce, which says it is discriminatory.
Competitiveness is one of those vogue terms that appears to be employing a
lot of grey matter around the world. And the Czech Republic is no exception
with the government, business groups, and recently one lawmaker from the
upper house of parliament, the Senate, looking over the entrails of ...
It is necessary to change the functioning of the whole European Union and the European Commission and it would be unfortunate to start any personnel battles now, Czech PM Bohuslav Sobotka said after meeting European Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday.
The Visegrad Group (V4) countries on Tuesday expressed a deep regret at Britain's decision to leave the EU, their prime ministers have said in a press release.
This year’s fruit harvest is expected to see a year-on-year drop by 28
percent, due to the late frosts which hit the Czech Republic at the end of
April. The country’s Fruit Growers Union estimates losses of around 400
His Holiness Tändzin Gjamccho, the 14th Dalai Lama, is among the speakers coming to the 20th annual Forum 2000 Conference. The conference was founded by former Czech president Václav Havel, and will be held October 16-19, 2016 under the title Courage to Take Responsibility in Prague and Other ...
The financial group owned by wealthiest Czech Petr Kellner has completed its retrenchment from extensive real estate projects in Prague. PPF has sold Prague Eye, a twin office towers project planned for Prague 11 which envisages the erection of the tallest buildings in the country.
Prior to the Czech Republic’s joining the European Union in 2004, the
country committed to adopting the European currency. But since, the
timeframe has since been pushed back, with estimates suggesting the Czechs
would not adopt the euro any time before 2020. The Brexit, Great
Britain’s decision ...
Business round-up this Friday: Brexit will slow Czech economy says
analysts; government commits to teacher pay rise; Country plans for more
agricultural attachés; Fruit harvest expected to see 28 percent drop.
Britain’s decision to leave the EU has raised concerns among Czech
companies with business interests in the country. Britain is the fourth
most important destination for Czech exporters and the second counting
re-exports. It is also one of the biggest foreign investors in the ...
Czech arms and military equipment producer Česká Zbrojovka increased its
sales by one percent last year to a record 3.41 billion crowns. The
traditional arms manufacturer expects sales to reach 3.85 billion crowns
The Czech government has just approved legislation that will make it
illegal for shops to give customers free plastic bags from the year after
next. Small clear bags to hold the likes of fruit or bread rolls will not
be affected by the new EU-required norm. Will Czechs mind having to pay ...
The British vote on whether to stay or leave the EU takes place Thursday
with most recent polls suggesting a very close race indeed. And its no
exaggeration to say that that the British vote is being followed with
trepidation across the rest of Europe, including Prague, with the economic
Czech companies are increasingly being hit by anti-dumping measures, the
business daily e15 reported on Wednesday. Most recently, such measures have
hit the Arcelor Mittal Czech steel giant in Ostrava. Earlier this year,
China imposed customs duty of 46.3 percent on flat roll electrical ...
Sixty percent of Czechs do not wish Britain to leave the European Union and 22 percent hold the opposite opinion, according to a flash poll by the Median agency for public Czech Radio (CRo) which released it yesterday, two days before the Brexit referendum.
Andrej Babis, Czech deputy prime minister and finance minister, would completely leave politics if his ANO movement did not get into the government after the 2017 general election, this ensues from an interview he gave to yesterday's issue of daily Hospodarske noviny (HN).
The Czech Republic was among 81 countries that improved their standing in the 10th annual Global Peace Index put out by the Institute for Economics and Peace. The Czech Republic rose to sixth place out of 183 countries. It had been at 10 out of 162 countries in 2015.
A tabled reorganisation of the police service’s structure is severely straining the government coalition. It envisages merging the Organised Crime Unit [ÚOOZ] and the Corruption and Financial Crimes Unit [ÚOKFK] into one centralised body.
The contours of one of the biggest foreign investments in the Czech Republic in a decade – the construction of a General Electric Aviation aircraft engine factory – are coming into sharper focus. Sources close to the government have told E15 that the process has moved to the point where a ...