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Rutland Je~ek, law firm based in the Czech Republic on a new important institute of the Czech Immigration law. The President has recently signed a new amendment to the Czech Immigration law, which substantially changes the current legislation. This law shall become effective 15 days after it has been ...
FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 file photo, Czech Republic's Prime Minister Andrej Babis looks on at the start of Parliament session in Prague, Czech Republic. A Slovak court has dismissed a lawsuit by acting Czech Prime Minister, billionaire Andrej Babis, against claims that he collaborated with ...
The last parts of the amendment of Act No. 89/2012 Sb., Civil Code (the "Civil Code") and of Act No. 304/2013 Sb., on public registers (the "Public Registers Act"), which introduces records of trusts in particular (the "Records"), became effective on 1 January 2018. As the amendment is bringing about ...
Czech Republic - Factors To Watch on Feb 13. Reuters Tuesday February 13, 2018 2:30 AM. Kitco News. Share this article: PRAGUE, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial markets on Tuesday. ALL TIMES GMT (Czech Republic: GMT ...
With Mardi Gras and carnival season in full swing in other parts of the world, the Czech Republic is throwing its own late-winter party. Known as Masopust (literally, "giving up meat"), the festival was traditionally the last chance to eat and drink in excess before the austerity of Lent. One of the biggest ...

The annual National marriage Week, aiming at increasing rates of marriage and children born in wedlock, gets under way in the Czech Republic on Monday. According to the data of the Czech Statistical Office, the divorce rate in the Czech Republic, which has traditionally been one of the highest in Europe, ...
Czech Republic - Factors To Watch on Feb 12. Reuters Monday February 12, 2018 2:34 AM. Kitco News. Share this article: PRAGUE, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial markets on Monday. ALL TIMES GMT (Czech Republic: GMT + ...
Feb 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka and the Czech Republic signed a landmark agreement on Mutual Cooperation aiming to formulate and implement a framework of economic engagement through the establishment of a joint committee to promote bilateral trade, investment and economic relations. The Minister of ...
PRAGUE, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Czech Republic beat Switzerland 3-1 on Sunday in the first round of the Fed Cup in Prague. The Czech team advanced to the semifinal of the women's tennis team competition after the victory. This is the eight meeting between the Czech Republic and Switzerland in the ...
A flu epidemic in the Czech Republic has worsened over the last week with around 10 percent more cases registered. There is now an average of 1882 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. The epidemic has hit all of the country with the exceptions of the capital, Prague, and the South Moravia region. So far 100 ...
Tomas Satoransky is thrilled to see that long-time Mystics center Kia Vaughn (2013-2016) is now rep'ing the Czech Republic. Vaughn has played for the same club Satoransky did for several years (USK Praha) and was even the EuroLeague women MVP back in 2015 when they won the whole thing.
The man, citizen of an EU member state, had been arrested last November in the Czech Republic following an arrest warrant issued against him in 2016 by Cypriot authorities, in connection with reports that he had on several occasions presented himself as the director of a Cyprus-based investment ...
But if you've ever wanted to move elsewhere to further your career, the Czech Republic is looking for a lot of Filipino workers. And by a lot, we mean a thousand jobs up for grabs. According to the Filipino Times, Philippine Embassy Charge d'affaires Jed Dayang said Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis ...
The Czech Republic could start becoming a net contributor to the European Union budget as early as 2024 or 2025, according to Economists sounded out by the business daily E15. Since joining the European Union in 2004, the Czech Republic has always been on the receiving end of EU payments ...
Czech Republic - Factors To Watch on Feb 8. Reuters Thursday February 08, 2018 2:22 AM. Kitco News. Share this article: PRAGUE, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial markets on Thursday. ALL TIMES GMT (Czech Republic: GMT + ...
The Czech Republic's Digital Broadcasting has added two more channels to its DVB-T2 transition multiplex PS13. Joj Family HD and the documentary-based KinoSvet are now included in a line-up that already contains Nova, Nova cinema, Nova Action, Nova Gold, Nova 2, TV rebel and TV Relax. PS13 is ...

Czech Republic - Factors To Watch on Feb 7. Reuters Wednesday February 07, 2018 1:45 AM. Kitco News. Share this article: PRAGUE, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial markets on Wednesday. ALL TIMES GMT (Czech Republic: ...
Azerbaijan and the Czech Republic are holding talks to sign a new energy agreement, Czech Minister for Industry and Trade Tomas Huner said in an exclusive interview with Trend. The minister added that expert discussions on an inter-ministerial agreement on energy cooperation to be signed by the ...
The agreement was signed between Development strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrama and Czech Republic Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Sri Lanka Milan Hovorka, who was authorised to sign on behalf of the Industry and Trade Minister of the Czech ...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholar has promoted a Washington DC-based practitioner who has served as counsel in over 30 investment treaty arbitrations and was part of the team that recently secured a win for the Czech Republic in the first of seven cases brought against it by European investors over reforms ...
Since Britain voted in 2016 to exit the European Union, European officials have been determined to avoid more anti-EU votes elsewhere, including the Czech Republic, one of the bloc's most euroskeptic countries according to polls. governments in Prague have been largely cool to deeper EU integration ...
The Czech Republic has halted an acquisition process for new military helicopters to redraw its specifications for the new aircraft. Prague had in October 2017 shortlisted the Bell Helicopter UH-1Y and Leonardo Helicopters AW139M for the 12-unit requirement to replace its Mil Mi-24s. However, the Czech ...
While global inequality has declined significantly over the past three decades, the gap between the real real incomes of the young and the elderly remains significant. This is one of the key findings of a new report published by the IMF: Inequality and Poverty Across Generations in the European Union.
In the Czech Republic, as in many European countries, the prime minister is far more powerful than the president. Nevertheless, the Czech president represents his country abroad, speaks on its behalf and generally helps set the tone and tenor of public debate, much like the American president does in the ...
This appeared in Tuesday's Washington Post:Milos Zeman, the president of the Czech Republic, speaks and acts as if he were a pure Russian agent. Virtually alone among senior Western politicians, he defends the seizure and annexation of Crimea by the regime of Vladimir Putin, denies the presence of ...
The government is planning to invest close to 600 million crowns to increase security at the country's international airports in Brno, Karlovy Vary, Ostrava or Pardubice. A special commission is to be set up to assess their needs. Prague's Vaclav Havel International Airport has significantly increased security ...
Eastern-European states have seen a larger rise of Euroscepticism since the continent's migration crisis in 2015, sparking long-running battles between far-right populist movements and the bloc. The Czech Republic, along with Poland and Hungary, is set to be sued by the European Commission in the ...
The Czech Republic this week selected its song to send to May's Eurovision Song Contest. . 22-year-old singer Mikolas Josef will represent the Czech Republic with the song Lie to Me, which he wrote himself. But the song is getting attention for its rather explicit lyrics. The track is written from the ...
O2 CR: Fixed and mobile operator O2 Czech Republic reported on Tuesday an 18.2 percent rise in fourth-quarter net profit to 1.47 billion crowns ($71.91 million), boosted by new services and the sale of a stake in start-up company Taxify. Story: Related stories: PRESIDENT: Senior European Union officials ...
Mikolas Josef has won the Czech selection for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest with the song 'Lie To Me'. More than four hundred songs by various producers, performers and bands from all over the world were submitted for the national selection. Six songs, six genres, six performers. This year, fans ...
The Czech Republic in 2018 stands at a dividing line in Europe, pitting the older established members of the EU such as France and Germany against the newer former Warsaw Pact members that are still struggling to wane themselves off Russian influence and find their place in 21st century Europe.
PRAGUE -- After an election campaign centered on questions of civility in politics and the Czech Republic's place in Europe, voters decided on Saturday to stick with President Milos Zeman and his often-caustic brand of populism that has stoked resentment toward Muslim immigrants and ruptured the ...
The Czech Republic goes to the polls in a presidential election run-off where pro-western academic Jiri Drahos is trying to oust incumbent Milos Zeman. The vote, expected to be almost even, reflects the divisions between liberals and conservatives seen elsewhere in Europe and the United States.
"Diplomatic relations between the Czech Republic and Armenia were established on 5 January 1993. Armenia is an important partner for the Czech Republic. Our countries share common democratic values which creates a very solid basis for our bilateral cooperation. For instance, since Armenia opened ...
Czech Republic - Factors To Watch on Jan 26. Reuters Friday January 26, 2018 2:48 AM. Kitco News. Share this article: PRAGUE, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial markets on Friday. ALL TIMES GMT (Czech Republic: GMT + 1 ...
The Czech Republic is on the verge of a flu epidemic, according to the State Health Institute. It said that there were 1,224 cases of flu per 100,000 people. That's an advance of around 10 percent of cases on the previous week. The ratio of cases still falls just short of that needed for a flu epidemic to be ...
"Don't go to Ostrava," they said - "they" being many of the students I taught while living in the Czech Republic a few years ago. A bad reputation can be a powerful thing - because, if you asked them, it turned out no one had ever been. Why shouldn't you visit Ostrava? Near the Polish and Slovak borders, ...
Sitting in contemplative silence atop an enormous sandstone rock, I hear the first whoops in the distance. My initial reaction is to wonder who dares destroy this peace and tranquillity? Is it leftover warlords from Jez Butterworth's new blockbuster TV drama Brittania? Scenes from the series (which aired for ...
Although solar is not the prioritized source in the Green Savings Programme, the scheme has enabled the deployment of most of the Czech Republic's PV capacity over the past four years. In 2016, 4.83 MW of residential PV systems were connected to the grid mostly through this scheme in the country.
The number of cars on Czech roads exceeded 5.5 million last year, according to data released by the Car Importers Association on Wednesday. The number of passenger cars in the car registry reached 5.6 million at the end of December 2017, an increase by 224,000 on the previous year. The average ...
The Czech's Republic second-richest man is suspect of defrauding the EU of around €2 million ($2.34 million) in 2007. According to the prosecutors, Babis moved one of his farms, dubbed 'Stork Nest', out of his business empire Agrofert to make it eligible for a small-company subsidy from the EU. The farm ...
Migration Drops Near Zero in Czech Republic but Sways election Campaign ... PRAGUE (Reuters) - The number of asylum seekers crossing the Czech Republic dropped in 2017 to negligible numbers, police said on Tuesday amid a presidential election in which illegal migration has become a hot topic.
T-Mobile Czech Republic is extending its range of television services with the addition of satellite TV. T-Mobile SAT TV covers 100 percent of Czech territory and will serve as an alternative transmission method for areas where IPTV is not available, because of slow internet. The IPTV platform has been ...
Story: PRESIDENTIAL POLL: Independent challenger Jiri Drahos holds a narrow lead over Milos Zeman, the incumbent president of the Czech Republic, before this weekend's election, but undecided voters could tilt the balance, an opinion poll showed on Monday. Story: TIGHTER LENDING: Czech banks ...
Czech Republic - Factors To Watch on Jan 22. Reuters Monday January 22, 2018 2:49 AM. Kitco News. Share this article: PRAGUE, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Czech financial markets on Monday. ALL TIMES GMT (Czech Republic: GMT + ...
THE Czech Republic's eurosceptic president is under threat of being overthrown by a pro-European Union candidate as both are neck and neck in the run-up to the ... The vote is considered as a referendum on Mr Zeman, who has been in office since 2013 and is the third president of the Czech Republic.
The rating agency Standard & Poor's has affirmed the Czech Republic's AA-minus long-term foreign currency sovereign credit rating. The outlook remains stable. The sovereign credit rating evaluates a country's creditworthiness and its future ability to pay its obligations. It also serves as a measure of the ...
... over EU payments. THE Czech parliament lifted the protection of immunity for Prime Minister Andrej Babis, leaving the billionaire open to prosecution over allegations that he fraudulently received European Union subsidies. By Lloyd Johnson. PUBLISHED: 20:10, Fri, Jan 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 20:16, Fri, Jan 19, 2018 ...
"That was mainly the so-called 'soft deportation', i.e. the people are not grabbed and taken out, but just get a stamp in their passport and are asked to leave the territory of the Czech Republic till a certain date," the ambassador said, specifying that the deportees are also banned from entering the EU for a ...


 

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