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Renovation of popular Prague's embankment gets underway

Radio Prague |
17 April 2018

The restoration of Prague's Rašínovo nábřeží embankment along the Vltava River gets underway on Monday. The project will mainly concern the renovation of 12 rooms set into the stone embankment walls, which will be turned into cafes, galleries and public toilets.

Czech unmanned aircraft producer heading for stock exchange launch

Radio Prague |
17 April 2018

A Czech company is flying high just two years after being created. Primoco UAV produces mid-sized unmanned aircraft used to survey oil and gas pipelines, create 3-D maps, or for monitoring borders. And over the next month it plans a stock exchange launch to fuel its development.

Number of Czech scouts reaches over 60,500

Radio Prague |
16 April 2018

The number of Czech scouts has increased by about one third since 2006 to over 60,500, according to the data released by the Czech Scouting Movement Junák on Saturday. The most significant increase, by about 2,700, was recorded last year.

Czech Republic claims debts worth CZK 29.6 billion abroad

Radio Prague |
16 April 2018

The Czech Republic claims debts worth 29.6 billion crowns in foreign countries, the Czech News Agency reported on Sunday, citing figures released in a report by the Financial Ministry. Last year, that figure stood at 38.2 billion.

Mountain resorts to invest more than CZK 30 million in summer attractions

Radio Prague |
16 April 2018

Czech mountain resorts plan to invest more than 30 million crowns this year into summer attractions, such as bike trails or treetop adventure parks, according to the Czech Association of Mountain Resorts. One of the biggest attraction, the world's largest mammoth model, is being built in Dolí Morava resort in northeast Bohemia.

Charlotta Kotik: the independent great-granddaughter of TGM

Radio Prague |
16 April 2018

Charlotta Kotik, the great-granddaughter of the first Czechoslovak president, talks about her family heritage.

Nature Conservation chapter in Vlašim oversees successful release of bats at chateau park

Radio Prague |
16 April 2018

The Czech Union for Nature Conservation's local chapter in Vlašim, Central Bohemia, this week released four species of bats that had wintered at its shelter over the last four months.

Iconic Czech steelworks goes under the hammer with Poldi prospects unclear

Radio Prague |
16 April 2018

Poldi's famous steelworks on the outskirts of Prague has been auctioned off to a foreign buyer. The move has sparked hopes amid continuing uncertainty what its future could be.

Poldi Steelworks auctioned off for CZK 261 million

Radio Prague |
13 April 2018

The bankrupt Poldi Steelworks was auctioned on Thursday for 261 million crowns. The former jewel of Czech steelmaking at Kladno has been closed for years and been in insolvency since the end of 2017. The winning bid came from Stanislav Kraslavski, who is based in Switzerland. He said he wanted to restart production as soon as possible.

Škoda Auto sees double digit increase in Q1 deliveries

Radio Prague |
13 April 2018

The Czech Republic's biggest car maker, Škoda Auto, increased deliveries in the first quarter of the year by 11.7 percent to total 316,700 vehicles. In March, deliveries climbed by 10.7 percent to 120,200. Key markets such as China, Russia, and Western Europe were strong.

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