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According to Agriculture Minister Marian Jurečka, less than 50 percent of
red meat in domestic supermarkets is of Czech origin. In the future, he
made has clear, he will be aiming for the numbers to improve. One good
sign? Chains based in the Czech Republic are not against taking more from
The Prague-based company Homeport, which is operating successful bike
sharing schemes all around the world, including Great Britain, France or
Saudi Arabia, is planning to launch its services in Prague. The company
wants to take part in a public tender for bike sharing operators, which
should be ...
Motorists who commute to Prague have long gotten used to being able to park
for free in parts of Prague 5 and 6 nearest the city centre. As of this
Wednesday, that has changed. Blue zones prepared months ago have now come
into effect – reserving parking largely for paying residents.
OVB Financial services company (OVB Allfinanz a.s., Czech Republic) trying to proceed by a lawyer against a student who tried to shed some light on dubious recruitment & sales practices ... here the documentry (unfortunately only in Czech)
A consortium of firms, headed by Czech company VHS (Vodohospodářské
stavby), has won the contract to repair and broaden a roughly seven
kilometre stretch of the country’s most frequented highway, the D1
between Prague and Brno. The section of road is near Jihlava and Velký
The concept of a short paternity leave, which has been debated on the Czech
political scene since 2010, looks close to being realized. The proposal,
approved by the government in May of this year, has divided the Cabinet and
united old-time rivals.
Vítkovice Power Engineering, one of the key daughter companies of the
engineering conglomerate Vítkovice, has filed for “reorganization“
bankruptcy. The company reportedly owes close to two billion crowns to over
700 creditors. The regional court in Ostrava, which was due to deal with a
The 14th annual Czech Winegrower of the Year competition culminated in a
gala ceremony held in Prague’s Žofín on Thursday evening. A jury of
international wine experts evaluated a set of six wines from dozens of
winemakers, the aim being to recognize all-round wine-making capabilities.
Business roundup: The average price of Prague flats has continued to go up;
the military is assessing offers of mobile radars; an extra billion crowns
from budget will go toward university teachers' pay; the Regiojet rail
company posts numbers in the black.
Dubai wants to attract more tourists from the Czech Republic. The
country’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing is set to open a
subsidiary in Prague. Some 45,000 Czechs visited the Emirates last year.
The vast majority of the European Union funds drawn by the Czech Republic
have gone to state projects in areas such as transport, education and
science. Of private companies, steel producer Třinecké železárny has
benefited the most, says financial daily Hospodářské noviny in the first
report of ...
Inhabitants of the Prague suburb of Uhříněves are fast growing tired of
increased traffic along one of the district’s major roads. Transport
trucks heading in the direction of Hradec Kralové have taken to using the
route as a short-cut. On Monday several dozen people gathered to
Outside of periods of drought, water conservation is not something Czechs
consider a pressing issue. However the prospect of a threefold increase in
the price of ground water by 2022 has divided the cabinet and elicited loud
protests from municipalities around the country.
Czech households spend the biggest share of their income on living
expenses, according to the results of a study by the Czech Statistics
Office comparing household spending in the years 1995 to 2015.
Following the transfer of around 1,500 train stations around the Czech
Republic to a new owner later this month, the focus won’t just be on the
state of the buildings themselves: Contracts with newsagents, bakeries and
other outlets are also set to come up for review.
The marriage of Czech and Polish tour operators Čedok and Itaka looks like
creating a formidable negotiating force on the regional market faced with
airline operators and hotel companies.
In this week’s Business News: mining company OKD heads for restructuring;
hop crop seen rebounding; unemployment back on the up; Cobra delivers on
tax evasion clampdown; more and older cars on road; and local wines make
British based retailer Marks & Spencer announced this week that it will
open food-only outlets in the Czech Republic.
The battle over the future of hard coal mining company OKD has just got a
lot more complicated and bitter.
The Czech jewellery and glass industry is still inextricably linked with
the north Bohemian city of Jablonec nad Nisou although the business has
gone through a tough couple of decades with the workforce in the sector
shrinking to around a third of what is was 20 years ago. It now shows