Tuesday, 19 February 2019
National | Business | Radio Prague

Among those following developments in Venezuela with avid interest are Venezuelan emigres who have made a new life in the Czech Republic. For many of them Juan Guaido represents new hope that they will one day be able to return home.

National | Business | Radio Prague

Professor Jiří Neužil is one of the Czech Republic's leading specialists in cancer research. His research teams at the Biotechnological Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences and Griffith University in Australia have focused on a novel approach in the fight against incurable forms of breast cancer.

National | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

The Czech Rectors Conference, the leading education body in the country, underlined its support for Charles University, in its legal challenge to President Zeman, over his refusal to name two of the university's academics, professors. The university filed new lawsuits in the Prague Municipal Court against Zeman, earlier this week.

Business | Brno Daily

Deutsche Telekom Services Europe Czech Republic has been growing in Brno since October 2016. Stability, high quality, and innovation are the key characteristics of the company. Managing Director Sergei Holmeckis gives us an overview of the company and sets out his expectations for the future.

Business | Digital TV Europe

Slovakian commercial broadcast outfit JOJ Group has agreed the acquisition of 100% control of Czech channel provider Československá filmová společnost, which operates channels CS Film, CS Mini, Horor film, War TV and Kinosvět and online video portal Filmpopular.cz.

Business | Radio Prague

A full four-fifths of Czechs are happy with the state of their country's economy, the highest rating from the public in 23 years, according to a survey conducted by the CVVM polling agency.

Business | Prague Daily Monitor

The Chamber of Deputies finally finished the first reading of the amendment to the controversial law on the Electronic Registration of Sales (EET). Once passed, the EET law will be extended to apply to food stalls, craftsmen, doctors and certain other professionals, in its third and fourth waves.

National | Business | CU Media

Street Law is a program first introduced by Georgetown University in the United States in the early 1970s to boost professional development of its law students while passing on practical knowledge in high schools. Inspired by the project, The Faculty of Law's Michal Urban founded a Street Law chapter at Charles University in 2009.

Business | Prague Daily Monitor

Jana Maláčová, the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, announced that her ministry would be reviewing a decision that required doctors to issue electronic sick notes as of 2019, according to Czech Television.

Business | Prague Daily Monitor

Year-on-year inflation was 2.5% for the month of January. In December 2018, the figure was 2% and the jump has surprised many bankers, indicating that the Central Bank's monetary policy, could be tested.

Finance | National | Brno Daily

A foreigner's money and possessions were stolen by a taxi driver, who drove away without notice.

Business | Reuters

The Czech economy could slow by up to 1 percentage point in 2019 if Britain were to leave the European Union without a deal, Czech National Bank (CNB) Vice-Governor Tomas Nidetzky said on Wednesday.

Finance | Radio Prague

The Czech Republic's unions have come out strongly against the minister of finance's plans to make some 10% of state employees redundant as a cost-saving measure. Union leaders say the idea will impact the quality of public services – and are threatening action. The cuts would mainly concern clerks and would not impact teachers, police officers, fire officers or soldiers, Czech Television reported.

National | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

Czech Television reports that KDU-CSL MEP Michaela Sojdrova, presented the government with a list of 14 orphans, currently housed in refugee camps in Greece, whom she would like to see re-housed in the Czech Republic.

Business | The New York Times

For more than 1,000 years, the sprawling castle complex perched high above Prague has been the seat of power for Holy Roman emperors, the kings of Bohemia and, now, the Czech president, Milos Zeman. And for the last four years, the Chinese technology giant Huawei has had a contract to fulfill the communication needs of the president and his staff.