Thursday, 25 April 2019

Prague Daily Monitor

International support for Fajt grows stronger

Prague Daily Monitor |
24 Apr 2019

International support for Jiří Fajt, who was controversially dismissed as the Director of the National Gallery in Prague by Culture Minister Antonín Staněk last week, is growing.

ANO would win elections

Prague Daily Monitor |
24 Apr 2019

The latest political opinion polls released by the Public Opinion Research Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic for April 2019, indicate that ANO would win the elections, with 32% of the vote.

Risk of fires in Czechia is amongst the highest in Europe

Prague Daily Monitor |
24 Apr 2019

Czech Television reports, based on the latest data from the EU's Copernicus Programme, which is the European system for monitoring the earth, that given the arid, drought-like conditions present on the continent, the Czech Republic is amongst the countries with the highest risk for forest fires.

Hamáček warns ANO over Supreme State Prosecutor

Prague Daily Monitor |
24 Apr 2019

Jan Hamáček, Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the ČSSD, the junior partner in the current governing coalition, warned ANO and Prime Minister Andrej Babiš that his party would leave the coalition, if the government attempted to remove Supreme State Prosecutor Pavel Zeman from his position. Hamáček said any vote on Zeman's future, would be the last vote that the government would take, according to Czech Television.

Wind and fire warning in place on Tuesday

Prague Daily Monitor |
23 Apr 2019

The Czech Hydrometeorological Institute (CHMU) warned citizens to be aware of the risks posed by strong winds and dry, warm temperatures and their ability to cause forest fires. Winds with gusts of up to 70km/h are expected on Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Electricity prices at highest in seven years

Prague Daily Monitor |
23 Apr 2019

Czech Television reports that electricity prices are at the highest they have been in the last seven years and are expected to continue rising.

Forest fire in the Pilsen region

Prague Daily Monitor |
23 Apr 2019

Fire fighters doused a potentially life-threating forest fire on the outskirts of Pilsen, on Monday evening. Novinky.cz reports that the fire spread to the northern edge of Pilsen, behind the Lochotín housing estate towards Krkavec Hill.

MP Dominik Feri suffers racist attack in Moravia

Prague Daily Monitor |
23 Apr 2019

MP Dominik Feri (TOP 09) who is the youngest parliamentarian in the history of the Czech Republic, was racially attacked by two unidentified men, in the village of Borsice, near Uherske Hradiste, in Moravia, on Sunday afternoon.

EU approves Liberty House's purchase of ArcelorMittal's Czech and European assets

Prague Daily Monitor |
18 Apr 2019

The European Commission announced in a press release on Wednesday, that it had approved under the EU Merger Regulation, Liberty House Group's purchases of several ArcelorMittal steel plants, sold under commitments made by ArcelorMittal in order to buy Ilva.

Petříček to travel to Bratislava for V4 meeting with France

Prague Daily Monitor |
18 Apr 2019

Minister of Foreign Affairs Tomas Petříček (ČSSD) will travel to Bratislava on Thursday, April 18th, for a meeting of Visegrad 4 Foreign Ministers with the French Foreign Minister.

Syndicate content