Monday, 19 March 2018
Business | Prague TV

American Airlines will launch new scheduled services between Václav Havel Airport Prague and its Philadelphia International Airport hub. The new service will use Boeing 767-300 aircraft.

Business | Prague Leadership Institute

Life tends to snap you at your weakest link. So it isn't the strongest link you're looking for... It isn't even the average strength of the chain. It's the weakest link that causes the problem.

Business | Radio Prague

Consolidation on the Czech publishing scene is proceeding apace following the announcement that one of the country's biggest publishers is taking over one of the oldest companies still on the market.

Business | Radio Prague

Bohemia Boards & Brews, is a café/pub/bar that boasts a library of some 500 board games, is one of a kind in the Czech capital, a trendy, well-designed venue for both gamers and non-gamers alike.

Finance | Nasdaq/Reuters

Czech Central Bank Governor Jiri Rusnok said on Sunday he sees space for an interest rate rise earlier than the bank's forecast if needed but otherwise envisions further hikes late this year or in early 2019.

Business | Bloomberg

Czech energy magnate Pavel Tykač is ready to spend 1 billion euros of his own cash on aging coal and gas-fired power plants across Europe. He's betting the dirty generators will be needed for decades to supplement the green power that's taking a bigger role at utilities from Germany to Britain.

Business | Radio Prague

The head of the Czech Chamber of Commerce has hit out at current prime minister Andrej Babiš for his stance that state dominated utility ČEZ should be able to build new nuclear reactors on its own without any help.

Business | Radio Prague

Turnover in the Czech retail sector was 8.2 percent higher in January compared with a year earlier, according to the Czech Statistical Office on Thursday. Activity was 0.8 percent higher in January compared with December.

Business | Radio Prague

The market for health foods, organic, and direct from farm produce took some time to develop in the Czech Republic and there have clearly been some growing pains. Three of the biggest players merged in 2016 to join forces under the Sklizeno brand.

Finance | Radio Prague

Czechs' financial literacy improved since last year by only the very slightest of margins, an annual survey commissioned by the Czech Banking Association has shown. The news isn't all bad though: the number of Czechs setting aside savings has at least increased, Czech Radio confirmed.

Finance | Reuters

Inflation developments in the Czech Republic create room for further interest rate rises to normalise monetary policy, although loose euro zone policy is a limiting factor, central bank Governor Jiri Rusnok said on Wednesday.

Business | ČTK

Representatives of Czech employers and unions agreed with the cabinet's plan to raise pensions as of 2019 in the talks with government officials on Wednesday, Confederation of Industry head Jaroslav Hanak and CMKOS umbrella union head Josef Stredula said after the Tripartite meeting.

Finance | ČTK

Detectives from the National Centre against Organised Crime (NCOZ) have accused 22 people of tax evasion causing damage of some 75 million crowns, NCOZ spokesman Jaroslav Ibehej told CTK on Wednesday.

Finance | Radio Prague

Czech teachers' gross monthly wage increased to 31,632 crowns last year, which is an increase by 7.3 percent on the previous year, according to data released by the Czech Education Ministry on Wednesday.

Business | Radio Prague

Czech use of IT technologies at work is 20 percent lower than in other European countries, a survey carried out by Microsoft in 20 EU member states suggests.