Thursday, 2 April 2015
Business | ČTK

The Czech company Nafigate Corporation gained the international prize Frost & Sullivan for having placed on the market an innovative biotechnology with which bioplastic can be produced from used frying oil, the company announced on Tuesday. The technology was patented at the Brno University of Technology (VUT).

Life | Prague TV

Today, the online portal Prague.TV debuts a new and fresh redesign of its website. It is exactly 14 years to the day since Benson and co-founders Jeff Smith and Peter Lowe launched the original Prague.TV.



National | Radio Prague

Police came in for a lot of criticism in the immediate aftermath of the Uherský Brod shooting in which a gunman shot dead eight before killing himself. The main answers were given on Tuesday when the results of the internal police investigation were revealed.

National | ČTK

Some 15,000-20,000 people, including Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, came to the army's Ruzyně barracks on Tuesday to take a close look at the equipment of the US military convoy travelling through the country these days.

Politics | ČTK

The ANO political movement owes CZK 65 million to its chairman Andrej Babiš and its expenditures were CZK 128.8 million in 2014, according to ANO's annual financial report.

National | ČTK

The police are investigating the loss of guns from the Česká zbrojovka arms maker's factory in Uherský Brod, Mladá fronta Dnes reports, adding the case may be related to a giant contract for the Egyptian police.

Life | ANSAmed

The Czech Republic Tuesday became the first country to complete construction of a pavilion for the Expo 2015 universal exposition. Each floor of the pavilion showcases Czech scientific discoveries, in particular the DNA of cereals.

Arts | The Prague Post

While it is still quite a way in the future, it isn't too early to get tickets to the 15th Dvořák Prague festival. Some events are likely to sell out. The festival, running from Sept. 7 to 23, will open with Jiří Bělohlávek conducting a black-tie event with the Czech Philharmonic featuring soloist Yo-Yo Ma.

Cinema | ČTK

A new German film focused on racism and xenophobia, We Are Young. We Are Strong, directed by Burhan Qurbani, will open the 22nd Days of European Film festival in Prague on April 9.

Life | Prague TV

While Prague may be best known to the outside world for its cheap but quality beer, stunning mix of gothic, renaissance and baroque architecture and classical composer Antonín Dvořák the city is also home to countless parks and gardens that offer a peaceful interlude from the hustle and bustle of Prague's busy city streets.