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President Zeman’s visit to Germany dominated by business issues

Czech-German business cooperation, European issues and the possible impacts of the trade war between the US and China topped the agenda of President Zeman’s talks with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday. The German president said that as neighbours ... more >>
 

Daily news summary 21.9.2018

Zeman in Germany, International Day of Peace, Romani life in Czechoslovakia more >>
 

Visiting Warhorse Studios - The Czech game developer behind Kingdom Come: Deliverance

February 2018 saw the launch of the Czech medieval role-playing game, Kingdom Come: Delivarance. It was the culmination of a 7 year long project that assembled a studio led by some of the most stellar names in Czech video game development. Despite starting its existence as a Kickstarter project ... more >>
 

Ministry of Justice announces release of long awaited ankle bracelets for prisoners

The Ministry of Justice announced on Friday that it has started using the long awaited ankle bracelet system which will provide better monitoring of prisoners under house arrest. This should result in more frequent use of the house arrest concept and even free up more spaces in overcrowded prisons. more >>
 

Emperor Franz Josef still calling the shots at the Czech workplace

Czechs start work bright and early, more so than most other nations in Europe. According to a Microsoft survey just out, the majority of Czechs are at their workplace by 8 am, and most manual workers start by 6 am at the latest. more >>
 

Czech PM faces storm at home over child migrants

As Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš defended his government’s decision not to accept even a single migrant at the EU summit in Salzburg, trouble was brewing for him at home. A proposal for the Czech Republic to take in 50 Syrian orphans, has gained increasing support, and the prime minister ... more >>
 

Probation Service issues e-bracelets to monitor convicts outside prison

The Probation Service has begun putting electronic bracelets into operation for convicts allowed to serve sentences outside of prison. A defect in the monitoring devices delivered in an earlier tender had scuppered a previous initiative. Despite two general amnesties and efforts over the past ... more >>
 

Czech bells to ring nationwide on International Day of Peace

Bells in Czech churches, town halls and other historic buildings will ring out on Friday evening from 6:00 to 6:15 on the occasion of the International Day of Peace. In Europe, the Czech Republic and more than a dozen other countries will ring bells simultaneously to commemorate the end of World... more >>
 

President Zeman receiving military honours at close of visit to Germany

Czech President Miloš Zeman will be received on Friday by his counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Chancellor Angela Merkel at Bellevue Castle, with military honours. On the agenda are bilateral relations, migration and other EU issues, and relations with Russia. On the closing day of his ... more >>
 

Europa League: Slavia Prague defeats Girondins Bordeaux

Slavia Prague defeated French team Girondins Bordeaux at home crowd 1: 0 on Thursday evening in the opening match of the Europa League group stage. Czech midfielder Jaromír Zmrhal, who scored the only goal of the match, described it as the most beautiful one of his career. Meanwhile, ... more >>
 

Travelling exhibition on Romani life in Czechoslovakia opens in Prague

An exhibition about the Roma in Czechoslovakia has opened in the New Town Hall in Prague. Sections of it examine the life of the Romani minority during the First Republic, the Nazi occupation, under the communist regime, and after Velvet Revolution of 1989. The travelling exhibition will be on ... more >>
 

Weather outlook

Cloudy skies and cooler temperatures are expected throughout the country on Friday, with light rain possible in the east. Daytime highs should reach 15 to 19 degrees Celsius. Rain is expected almost nationwide on Saturday. more >>
 

President Zeman: Czech Republic should stand up for Hungary

The Czech Republic should stand up for Hungary in its dispute with the European Union, not only because it is a close ally, but because the Czechs themselves could one day find themselves in a similar position, President Zeman said in an interview for commercial TV Barrandov on Thursday. The ... more >>
 

President Zeman to meet with German top officicals

On a three-day official visit to Germany, Czech President Milos Zeman is to meet with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday. The talks are expected to focus on economic cooperation, EU reform, relations with Russia and the migrant crisis. On Thursday ... more >>
 

Environment Minister says water will not be more expensive

Prague Daily Monitor Richard Brabec (ANO), Minister for the Environment told Pravo in an interview that the price of water would not rise, despite the drought-like situation in many parts of the country. read more more >>
 

Čižinský says there is corruption at Prague City Hall

Prague Daily Monitor Jan Čižinský the leader of the citizen's movement Praha sobe which is contesting the communal elections in Prague told DVTV on Thursday that there was a lot of corruption at city hall in Prague. He added that change would not be possible with the ODS and ANO, and Praha sobě ... more >>
 

Zeman calls for Czechs to support Hungary

Prague Daily Monitor President Milos Zeman who is in the midst of a state visit to Germany, told Barrandov TV that the Czech Republic should support Hungary in its battle against the European Parliament, as it is in Czech interest to do so. read more more >>
 

Czech Republic 26th best country to live in

Prague Daily Monitor The Czech Republic was ranked 26th in the latest Social Progress Index, which measures global quality of life. The index is maintained by the Social Progress Imperative and Deloitte and annually ranks countries based on the quality of life they offer their residents. read ... more >>
 

Senators urge PM to take in 50 Syrian orphans

Twenty-eight senators have sent an open letter to Prime Minister Andrej Babis urging him to take steps enabling the Czech Republic to admit 50 Syrian orphans from overcrowded camps in Greece. The signatories of the letter say that orphans in need deserve unconditional and immediate help and the... more >>
 

Český slavík music awards not to be held this year

The popular Czech music awards Český slavík - or the Czech Nightingale –will not be held this year, the daily Právo reported, citing Jaroslav Těšinský of the Musica Bohemica agency organizing the event. The winners of the competition are chosen in a public poll and the organizers want to set ... more >>
 
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