Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Czech Republic and the EU | U.S. News & World Report/Reuters

A demand by Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies for border checks within the European Union to curb migration into Germany is unacceptable to the neighboring Czech Republic, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said on Tuesday. Babis said the 28-country EU still has a lot to do on migration, but it should not forget its core principles, including the freedom of movement.

Cinema | Prague TV

More guests have been announced for the 53rd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Tim Robbins, Terry Gilliam and Anna Paquin will introduce films. The festival will run from June 29 to July 7 at the spa town in Western Bohemia.



Business | Prague TV

Some foreigners who work in the Czech Republic have a higher average wage than employees with Czech citizenship. On average, Germans, Slovaks and Russians and Romanians are better off than Czechs in the Czech Republic.

Politics | Radio Prague

Czech doctor and political activist Marek Hilšer first made headlines in 2014, when he and a colleague stripped to the waist at a government press conference to protest Russian aggression towards Ukraine and show support for the EU and Nato. Now he is running for the Senate, to represent Prague districts 2 and 3.

Business | Radio Prague

The Czech company Chemoprojekt, based in Ústí nad Labem in north Bohemia, is set to launch production of biodiesel made from waste frying oil, the daily Hospodářské noviny reported on Tuesday. It will be the first company in the country to introduce production of so-called second-generation biofuels.

National | Prague TV

On Friday, June 22 the University of New York in Prague will hold its 17th annual Graduation Ceremony at Palác Žofín. The Keynote speaker for the 2018 UNYP Graduation will be the Former Prime Minister of Czech Republic, Jan Fischer.

Arts | Prague TV

The sixth edition of the Landscape Festival will present 60 works of art, installations and interventions in public space by Czech and foreign artists. The festival starts at 4 pm on June 21 with a concert called the Escalation of Good on Vítkov Hill.

Life | Prague TV

There are many islands in Prague and we are going to show you a couple of them and what to do there.

Arts | Radio Prague

The Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, one of the leading ensembles in the country, has embarked on their 12th tour of Japan, where they are scheduled to play over a dozen concerts.