Thursday, 24 May 2018
Business | Radio Prague

The company R2G has made what appears to be a record acquisition for a Czech investor in the United States, reported. R2G has bought First Quality Nonwovens from the group First Quality Enterprises, which has factories in the US and China and supplies fabrics for hygiene products, at a cost of an estimated USD 500,000, the equivalent of almost CZK 11 billion.

Prague | Prague TV

The route of the planned Metro D line is still being changed, even though the long-delayed construction is set to finally start soon. The first section of the Metro D will lead from Pankrác to Písnice. But where it will go from Pankrác is still contested.



National | ČTK

The Chamber of Deputies will not discuss the case of Novichok's presence in the country at the current plenary session in reaction to President Milos Zeman's words, since the issue has been withdrawn from the session agenda at the initiative of the Communists (KSCM).

National | ČTK

Several hundred people with taped mouths joined a silent protest against Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) in Old Town Square in the city centre on Tuesday, in reaction to Babis's refusal to talk to them in public.

National | ČTK

Czech Defence Minister Karla Slechtova (for ANO) has asked the military police to check the case of planned purchase contract for Israeli MADR radars worth 3.5 billion crowns over "extremely serious findings," she said in an interview with CTK on Tuesday.

National | ČTK

The Cheb area, the westernmost in the Czech Republic, experienced an earthquake of up to magnitude 4.4 on Monday night, another within an earthquake swarm that hit the region earlier this month.

Business | Radio Prague

Major Czech auto industry players are turning their attention to India, the daily Hospodářské noviny reported on Tuesday. The car industry in India has been growing at a record pace and the government there wants to triple car production by the year 2026.

Arts | Prague TV

German DJ and analogue music producer Fritz Kalkbrenner is coming to Prague's Roxy club on Sep. 15 for what most likely will be a sold-out show. Tickets are already on sale.

Life | Prague TV

The fifth edition of Legendy Motor Show will be exceptional not only for its thematic focus, but also for its new location — Výstaviště in Prague's Holešovice district. It will be held June 8–10.

Sport | Prague TV

Young football players from different continents will be showing off their skills at the eighth edition of the CEE Cup, held July 25 to 31. The final match will take place in the Ďolíček stadium in Prague's Vršovice district. The famous stadium, built in the 1930s, is home to Bohemians 1905.