Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Business | Prague Leadership Institute

The Paradox of Our Age, a poem from His Holiness the Dalai Lama, is such wonderful food for thought about the times in which we live that I wanted to share it with you.

Business | Radio Prague

Insurance claims in the Czech Republic climbed top around 284,000 in 2017, an increase of around 31 percent, on the previous year, the Czech Insurance Association has announced.

Business | Radio Prague

The Czech Republic and the Australian-based metals company, European Metals Holdings (EMH) will sign an addendum to the memorandum on lithium mining in the Czech Republic, the outgoing Minister of Industry and Trade Tomáš Hüner said following talks on Thursday.

Business | Radio Prague

Unions at the Czech Republic's biggest car maker, Škoda Auto, have tabled a demand for pay rises this year of 18 percent.
They have asked for a 14 percent increase in the basic wage and a further 4.0 percent rise related to personal evaluations.

Business | Radio Prague

Advertising revenues in the Czech Republic climbed by around 10 percent to around 150 billion crowns, according to the Association of Communications Agencies on Thursday.

Business | Radio Prague

Business daily E15 says that the Czech Republic appears to have lost at least one of the outstanding arbitration procedures launched by investors in solar power plants.

Business | Radio Prague

NN Investment Partners is an international fund management company that has been operating in the Czech Republic for more than 20 years. In 2016 it had over 111 billion crowns under management. It's services are offered to insurance companies, pension funds, as well as individuals.

Business | Radio Prague

Karlovy Vary based Czech mineral and bottled waters giant Karlovarské Minerální Vody (KMV) has taken a significant step in boosting its portfolio of products and its turnover.

Business | Radio Prague

A hat made in honour of Jiří Raška, the 1968 Olympics ski jumping champion, that is the highlight of the 2018 Winter Olympic collection, is reported to be hugely successful.

Finance | Reuters

Positive data from the Czech and European economy warrant a 25 basis point interest rate hike at the central bank board's policy meeting next week, and one or more hikes could follow later this year, board member Marek Mora said on Tuesday.

Finance | Radio Prague

The Czech spending watchdog, the Supreme Audit Office, has submitted a caustic report on the accounting abilities of one of the country's key ministries, the Ministry of Regional Development. In total, the watchdog said that around 8.0 billion crowns in spending was not properly accounted for or explained in the closing accounts and significant discrepancies were apparent.

Business | Prague TV

Prague City Hall is launching a web application called Innovation Market (Trh inovací). It is another tool to help businesses in Prague by making it easier for companies to implement innovative concepts and connect with science-based research institutes.

Business | Forbes

Actijoy is an up-and-coming brand from the Czech Republic and, thanks to them, your dogs could soon be healthier and happier. They have recently gained the support of Czech billionaire Pavel Bouška, the owner of Brit dog food. Their first goal is no mean feat: the US market.

Business | ČTK

The lawyer for a small shareholder of the Agpi firm has filed a lawsuit against the resolution of its general meeting to transfer the pig farm facility, in the place of a former Nazi concentration camp for the Roma, to the state, lawyer Jan Valek told journalists on Monday.

Business | Prague TV

The low-cost airline Wizz Air will cancel its base at Václav Havel Airport Prague in mid-June and will limit the number of lines there to three. The reason is low demand, a press release stated.