Tuesday, 16 January 2018
Business | Radio Prague

The Czech Republic's spending watchdog has roundly criticized the way state and European funds were used in connection with different projects to maintain and improve the country's forests.

Business | Prague TV

The Prague Film Fund has launched a new call for applications for grants for live-action, animated or documentary films and series that feature Prague. The deadline for submitting applications is Feb. 15 and up to CZK 15 million can be distributed among projects.

Business | ČTK

Mirek Topolanek, former Czech PM who failed in the first round of the direct presidential election this weekend, has resumed work in the firms belonging to the Energy and Industrial Holding (EPH) of businessman Daniel Kretinsky, EPH spokesman Daniel Castvaj told CTK on Monday.

Business | Prague Leadership Institute

Some today pretend to be talking in the name of the people, but they are just ventriloquists, said Emmanuel Macron. The President of France may be young and lack a depth of experience in certain areas, but he sure knows how to call out the duplicity of some political leaders today.

Business | Radio Prague

French pharmaceutical company Sanofi has registered the colour and shape of the famous Czech painkiller Ibalgin, the daily Hospodářeké noviny reported on Friday. The round tablets in bright pink colour belong among the 10 top-selling drugs in the country.

Finance | ČTK

The Czech education sector budget should be increased by approximately 50 billion crowns within the next four years, Education Minister Robert Plaga told journalists on Friday after a meeting with the school trade unions and PM Andrej Babis (both ANO).

Business | Prague TV

The Czech Republic continues to have one of the lowest unemployment rates in the European Union. According to the latest figures from the Czech Statistical Office, the unemployment rate was 2.5 percent in November 2017.

Business | Radio Prague

Swedish furniture giant IKEA will open a new store in the very centre of Prague this summer, the daily e15 reported on Thursday. A temporary pop-up store selling living rooms will be located on Wenceslas Square.

Finance | Radio Prague

The Czech National Bank (CNB) has announced a shake-up of its system for managing its foreign currency reserves. The bank says it will now divide its reserves into two categories: those destined for fast access and use and those regarded as long-term investments.

Business | Prague Connect

Interchange raised more than CZK 120,000 for the People in Need organization through its public collection boxes at Václav Havel Airport Prague and matches the collection by donating the same itself. All of the money donated will go to PIN's public collection known as "a Better School for Everyone" which focuses on education of children living in difficult conditions.

Business | Prague Connect

Music & Leadership is proud to announce its release of the first book titled 'Music & Leadership - Empowering Global Leadership For The New Millennia' authored by Bibi Pelić. The book presents a groundbreaking perspective in redefining leadership of the 21st century.

Business | Prague TV

Prague TV is a web portal providing resources for English-speakers living in, visiting, or interested in Prague. With over 150,000 page visits per month, Prague.TV is the leading English language city & lifestyle magazine in Prague.

Business | Prague Morning

Czech supermarkets larger than 400 square metres are now banned from throwing away unsold food and must instead donate it to charities or to non-profit organizations. The main aim of the new law is to reduce food waste.

Business | Jobspin.cz

The third edition of the most exciting international career networking event in Prague takes place on Saturday, March 3 at Anglo-American University.

Business | Radio Prague

The pace of annual Czech inflation slowed in December to 2.4 percent from November's 2.6 percent. But that did not appreciably cut the final 2017 figure for inflation in the country. It came in at 2.5 percent for the whole year.