Thursday, 22 June 2017
Politics | ČTK

President Miloš Zeman appointed Stanislav Stech (for Social Democrats) new education minister at Prague Castle yesterday, two days after he accepted the resignation of Kateřina Valachová (ČSSD) from the post.

Prague | Prague TV

A new card for tourists has been approved by Prague City Hall. The card will work as a ticket for select tourist attractions and also as a transportation ticket.



Politics | ČTK

Finance Minister Ivan Pilný (ANO), 72, wants to end in politics after the October general election in which he decided not to run, daily Právo reported yesterday.

Czech Republic and the EU | Financial Post

The governor of the Czech Republic’s central bank says the country is generally ready to adopt the euro, the common European currency.

Business | Radio Prague

Energetický a průmyslový holding, or EPH, is gearing up to buy two gas fired power plants in Great Britain through daughter company EP UK Investments.

National | ČTK

President Miloš Zeman had a short unplanned meeting with entrepreneur Ivana Trump, a former wife of the incumbent U.S. president, yesterday, his spokesman Jiří Ovčáček told ČTK, adding that Zeman told Trump that she would be a perfect candidate for U.S. ambassador to Prague.

Life | Prague TV

If you missed the recent sold-out concert from Depeche Mode, fear not. The band announced additional dates in Europe to return to places that just can't get enough, and Prague is among the lucky cities.

Life | Prague TV

The National Museum on the top of Wenceslas Square has been undergoing renovations and will partly reopen in 2018. When it does, the Pantheon, a hall with statues of significant Czechs, won't look the same as it did when the public was last inside.

Life | Prague TV video

The air is crisp, the sun is mild and the time is ripe for gathering mushrooms in the Czech Republic.