Tuesday, 25 April 2017

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Bohemian born priest John Neumann who became US saint

Radio Prague |
18 April 2017

A humble man born in South Bohemia later became one of the first saints in the United States. John Neumann actually studied for the priesthood in what was the then Bohemia, part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, but he could not get ordained in his homeland and so emigrated to the US.

Helping the stray and unwanted cats of Prague

Radio Prague |
18 April 2017

The Prague Animal Protection Association is an NGO which helps abandoned, injured, sick and abused animals, mainly in and around Prague.

Blacklist of tax offenders rejigged after previous model proves ineffective

Radio Prague |
13 April 2017

Under new legislation Czech entrepreneurs and firms suspected of not paying their taxes are liable to find their names on a tax authority blacklist.

Czech exports have soared in the ever growing Australian market

Radio Prague |
12 April 2017

It’s been a bit of a bumpy ride, but Czech exports to far away Australia are booming with total export turnover having almost tripled in five years.

Czechs seek to turn around farm sector fortunes

Radio Prague |
11 April 2017

Tomatoes from the Netherlands, garlic from China, lettuce from Spain, and apples from Italy. These are all examples of what is wrong in the Czech agricultural sector according to the government and many farmers’ leaders.

Prague Airport outlines CZK 27bn investment plans

Radio Prague |
10 April 2017

Václav Havel airport in Prague is set to see major investments over the next decade to accommodate the increasing number of passengers.

A day in the life of a Neolithic woman

Radio Prague |
7 April 2017

he discovery of the remains of a Neolithic settlement on Czech soil in 2001 led to years of painstaking research. Now the results of more than 15 years of study have appeared in a surprising format – a comic book called A day in the life of a Neolithic woman.

Enormous deal to purchase military helicopters in offing in Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
7 April 2017

A huge military contract to purchase around a dozen helicopters is taking shape in the Czech Republic, iHned.cz reported on Thursday. The news site said the deal would be worth at least CZK 6 billion.

Aero Vodochody mulls restart of L-159 series production

Radio Prague |
7 April 2017

The aviation industry appears to be on the rebound and the government has high hopes that the country's biggest aviation company, Aero Vodochody, and one of its key aircraft could be at the centre of the revival.

Slavia Prague, Celtic fans play tribute to Scottish 'Father of Czech Football'

Radio Prague |
6 April 2017

Visitors to Prague's main Olšanské cemetery were treated to a somewhat strange sight last Saturday as Glasgow Celtic and Prague Slavia football fans congregated at one specific grave to the tune of a mournful bagpipe.

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