Monday, 24 September 2018
Finance | Brno Daily

According to the recent data published by the Czech Statistical Office, the second quarter of 2018 saw a further increase in the average gross monthly nominal wage for full-time employees. With the 2.3% increase in consumer prices, the growth of average wages was at a rate of 6.2% in real terms.

Business | Nasdaq/Reuters

The Czech central bank has some room to tighten monetary policy in the short term, although it should be done with a lot of caution, a board member was quoted as saying by Bloomberg news agency on Tuesday.

Business | Life |

The fifth edition of the most exciting career fair for expatriate job seekers in Prague is coming in November.

Business | Life | Multilingual Job Fair takes place October 6 at the Faculty of Social Studies of Masaryk University. It's perfect for candidates with excellent language skills and international education or work experience.

Business | Prague Daily Monitor

Transportation minister Dan Tok's (ANO) diktat to the new supervisory board at Czech Railways did not go unheeded, as the board pushed out Pavel Krtek as chairman of the board of directors and replaced him with the board member for technology, service and assets, Miroslav Kupec, at its meeting on Tuesday.

Business | Prague Daily Monitor

A multi-party caucus of politicians has signed their support for a proposal by MP Patrik Nacher (ANO) to change the law passed by the previous government that required large shops and wholesalers with outlets bigger that 200 m2 to close on certain public holidays.

National | Prague | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

The national police in coordination with the fire department and emergency held the largest ever counter-terror exercise in Prague's Congress Hall at Vysehrad on Tuesday.

Business | Brno Daily

At its last August meeting, Brno City Council approved the updated Territorial Energy Plan for the City of Brno. The aim was to find solutions to ensure the security of the city's energy supply, improve the economy of energy use, and promote the sustainable development of energy in the coming years.

Politics | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

Lidové noviny reports that politician Václav Klaus Jr., intends to submit a draft law to parliament later this year that upholds the freedom of expression, and will prevent Facebook from blocking posts that it deems contrarian.

Business | Prague TV

Korean Air announced that starting Oct. 29, 2018, it will fly a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner between Prague and Seoul. The aircraft is configured for 269 passengers in three classes.

Business | Radio Prague

Thomas Archer Bata is in charge of global marketing for the Bata shoe company, which has more than 5,000 stores in over 70 countries all around the globe. He is the only member of the Bata family working at the famous firm, which his great-grandfather, Tomáš Baťa, founded in the Moravian town of Zlín at the end of the 19th century.

Business | Nasdaq/Reuters

The crown firmed on Monday, outperforming most Central European peers, after Czech inflation data showing a bigger-than-expected pick-up fuelled expectations for rate hikes from the Czech central bank (CNB).

Business | World Grain

The Czech Republic's 2018 grain harvest was recently revised higher but is still slightly lower than last year's total, according to the Czech Statistics Bureau (CSU).

Business | Global Railway Review

From now until early 2019, Stadler will be carrying out tests at the Velim Test-Centre on bi-mode and electric trains for Greater Anglia.

National | Business | Prague Daily Monitor

Právo reports that the government is currently putting in place steps to present another law that aims to regulate lobbying to parliament this fall. While most European countries already have strict regulation in place and require all lobbyists to be registered, the Czech Republic is still quite far behind.