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INFLATION: The Czech economy still generates strong inflation pressures, the Czech National Bank said on Monday after data showed that consumer prices grew in January just a touch below the central bank's forecast. CEE markets: The Romanian leu hovered close to an all-time low on Wednesday ...
In the struggle between the dissidents who were trying to overthrow the communist government and the Czech government, Corbyn is working on the side of the Czech government. "The Czechs were interested in anti-communists and they are using Corbyn for immediate operational information useful to ...

Prague, Feb 14 (CTK) - The Czech cabinet ruling in resignation wants to mainly focus on the EU budget and asylum policy within the EU agenda, Ales Chmelar, the state secretary for the EU, told reporters after the cabinet's informal meeting on Wednesday. This was the ministers' first meeting discussing ...
PRAGUE, Feb 14 (Reuters) - The Czech government agreed on Wednesday to seek ratification of the European Union's fiscal compact on budget stability. The Czech Republic is among the last EU member states yet to adopt the fiscal pact, which places limits on deficits and debt, intended to protect the ...
Prague, Feb 10 (CTK) - The Czech government has submitted the EU-Australia Framework Agreement, which includes cooperation in foreign policy and security matters, humanitarian aid, justice and freedom, economy and trade, sustainable development, energy and transport, to the Parliament for ...
A court in Prague has ruled the Czech government's air quality plan for the city fails to bring air pollution within European limits. The court on Wednesday called the plan laid out by the Czech Ministry of Environment in 2012 "too vague and unrealistic," according to the non-profit environmental law ...

According to the Czech Chamber of Commerce, which has long criticized the situation, the processing of a Ukrainian application for a job in the Czech Republic takes seven months on average. Prime Minister Andrej Babiš has long pushed for the country to open up to foreign workers faster in order to allow ...
The Czech government agreed yesterday (31 January) to double the number of Ukrainians it was allowing in as fast-track migrant workers to 19,600 per year, aiming to help firms struggling to find workers and facing pressure from the workforce for wage hikes. The decision, raising the quota for easy access ...
PRAGUE -- The Czech government is looking to back out of a deal that could give an Australian company the right to mine a huge deposit of lithium, a key component in electric batteries. Acting Prime Minister Andrej Babis says his industry and trade minister has been asked to find a way to make the ...
PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech government agreed on Wednesday to double the number of Ukrainians it was allowing in as fast-track migrant workers to 19,600 per year, aiming to help firms struggling to find workers and facing pressure from the workforce for wage hikes. The decision, raising the quota for easy access to ...
"But if you are from an Arab country and spend all your time among Arabs, they can't help you because they don't know how things work in the Czech Republic. It's better to really study Czech." Learning the language is a cornerstone of the Czech government's integration programme for refugees, which ...
The result will also influence the formation of the next Czech government, with Zeman one of the few political backers of Prime Minister Andrej Babis, whose minority cabinet lost a confidence vote this month due to fraud allegations hanging over the billionaire businessman. Zeman has been a polarising ...
He also rejected Zeman and Okamura's idea of a referendum on Czech EU membership. "I've said many times that I was against a referendum, because we [the Czech government] will try to make our activity bigger here [in the EU capital]. We have to fight for our interests [here]," Babis said. But he said ...
One of the Czech president's key responsibilities is picking the prime minister after a general election, power that was on display in the days before the runoff election. The government led by populist billionaire Andrej Babis since his party placed first in an October election resigned Wednesday after failing ...
The Czech government led by populist billionaire Andrej Babis resigned on Wednesday after failing to win a confidence vote. President Milos Zeman immediately asked Babis, his ally, to try again. Zeman is seeking re-election in a runoff election that ends Saturday. He has said that even if he loses to ...
Ahead of a meeting of the Central European grouping on Friday in Budapest, Babiš said the main task of the Czech government was to deal with Czech banks. Hungary and Poland have been the main backers of a regional development bank on the grounds that European Union funds for such a purpose ...
According to the Czech Constitution, every new government is due to automatically face a vote of no-confidence within weeks of being appointed. The populist ANO party won 78 out of 200 parliamentary seats in the October vote, putting far above any of the rival parties. However, due to graft accusations ...

The Ministry of Industry and Trade had suggested that the Czech Republic should add its weight to a legal appeal being lodged by the government in Warsaw. However, Prime Minister Andrej Babiš told the Chamber of Deputies on Tuesday that he was more inclined to back the Ministry of the Environment, ...
Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis, battling allegations he illegally tapped European Union subsidies a decade ago, looked certain to lose a parliamentary confidence vote on Wednesday. The billionaire's ANO party won an October election by a wide margin but lacks a majority and has struggled to gain ...
Czech Republic's Prime Minister Andrej Babis addresses lawmakers during a Parliament session in Prague, Czech Republic, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Czech Republic's Parliament gathered for a confidence vote for a newly appointed government led by Babis. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek) The ...
Prime Minister Andrej Babiš' minority government presented its policy program on Monday including six priority areas for the Czech Republic: digitalisation, strategic investment, pension reform, a high profile within the EU, state reform and increased security. Another aspect envisioned by the government is ...
Prague, Dec 22 (CTK) - Prime Minister Andrej Babis's government approved on Friday the abolition of 14 departments and 73 posts at ministries and the government office that will take effect next year, Babis has told journalists. The move was confirmed by the Deputy Interior Minister in Charge of Civil ...
In November, the Czech government signed a deal to buy the farm for 451 million Czech crowns (€17.5 million) from AGPI. The company has remained neutral throughout the fight, say activists, despite protests and blockades. Miker, whose NGO Konexe was a leading actor in the bid to shift the farm and ...
Prague, Dec 20 (CTK) - The draft policy statement that the Czech minority government of Andrej Babis (ANO) approved on Monday does not include any particular pledges in the sphere of foreign policy, political analysts Vit Dostal and Vladimir Bartevic told CTK on Wednesday. Dostal, head of the ...
Illustrative photo: Fotomovimiento, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Meanwhile, the office of the outgoing government announced on Friday that the Czech Republic together with its partners in the Visegrad Four (Slovakia, Poland and Hungary) is launching a joint project to help strengthen Libyan border protection and ...
That government, consisting entirely of ANO members and independent technocrats, will be sworn in tomorrow. Both the Communists on the far left (with 15 seats) and Freedom and Direct democracy (SPD) on the far right (22 seats) have signaled that they might be willing to tolerate it for the time being, but ...
It means that a man with an appetite for fake news now has a role in combating it, as one of his responsibilities is working closely with Czech intelligence services and the Czech government's efforts to fight disinformation. And the pro-Russian websites that he has promoted are celebrating his rise. But his ...
The government of the Czech Republic has announced the approval of 1,000 job openings for qualified Filipinos as part of its three-country expansion for foreign workers. Philippine Embassy Charge d'affaires Jed Dayang said the approval was personally relayed to him by no less than Czech Prime ...
The government of the Czech Republic has announced the approval of 1,000 job openings for qualified Filipinos as part of its three-country expansion for foreign workers. Philippine Embassy Charge d'affaires Jed Dayang said the approval was personally relayed to him by no less than Czech Prime ...
The Czech parliament lifted Prime Minister Andrej Babis' immunity on Friday, leaving him open to prosecution over accusations he fraudulently received European Union subsidies. The threat of legal action has prevented Babis from creating a government as smaller parties have refused to back him while ...
Prague, Dec 22 (CTK) - Prime Minister Andrej Babis's government approved on Friday the abolition of 14 departments and 73 posts at ministries and the government office that will take effect next year, Babis has told journalists. The move was confirmed by the Deputy Interior Minister in Charge of Civil ...
Radovan Krejcir is facing a series of criminal trials and two civil matters, including an attempt by the Czech government to extradite him. Picture: Chris Collingridge/ ANA Archive. Johannesburg - Czech crime boss Radovan Krejcir's attempt to find senior government officials, including Justice Minister ...
The Czech Republic, officially known as Czechia, has a new minority government as of Dec. 13. It likely won't in less than a month: There is an excellent chance the new government will not survive a vote of confidence in early January, potentially threatening further political turmoil in a key NATO ally that's ...
Representatives of the BMW Group, the Czech government and the Karlovary Vary region announced construction of a new proving ground today in Prague. ... Dr. Herbert Grebenc explained the decision to locate in the Czech Republic, as follows: "We found the ideal conditions and grounds we need for ...
Secretary of State for economy and finance H.E. Vongsey Vissoth expressed the appreciation when receiving Vice President of Senate of Czech Republic Mr. Ivo Barek at the ministry office. According to the secretary of state, the Czech government has decided to convert Cambodia's debt to Czech into ...
He has also unsuccessfully called on the Czech government to hold a referendum on its membership in the European Union and NATO, ...
The presence of the Czech finance minister was in response to a request from the Czech government for the Czech Republic to be granted ...
The Czech government was praised for ending the practice of segregating Romany children in special schools and reaching agreement on the ...
PRAGUE, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Foreign holdings of Czech domestic government bonds jumped to a new high of 51.35 percent of the total stock in ...
The Czech president has asked Andrej Babis to try to form a new government after the populist billionaire's centrist movement won ...
Just one week after the country's general elections, ANO leader Andrej Babiš has given up on the idea of forming a coalition government and is ...
But as in many European countries, Czech politics is fragmenting. ... who prides himself on competence; the Czech government ran a budget ...
The head of Australian-based mining company, European Metals Holdings (EMH) has re-stated its intent to push ahead and exploit some of ...
FILE - In this July 14, 2017, file photo, the pig farm in Lety, southern Czech Republic is pictured. The Czech government has approved the ...
FILE - In this July 14, 2017, file photo, the pig farm in Lety, southern Czech Republic is pictured. The Czech government has approved the ...
The honorary consulate was created to recognize Nebraska's long-standing cultural, governmental military and personal ties to the Czech ...
FILE - In this July 14, 2017, file photo, the pig farm in Lety, southern Czech Republic is pictured. The Czech government has approved the ...
Czech billionaire Andrej Babis has ruled out forming a minority government following his big win in last week's parliamentary election.
The Czech government has said it will buy a pig farm at the site of a former Nazi concentration camp. A memorial to honor the hundreds of ...
Speaking after the victory, Babis sought to allay fears that the next Czech government would cement an East European block, along with ...


 

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