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Jackals make new home in Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
24 July 2017

Just one year ago, a photographer snapped the first-ever photo of a golden jackal on Czech soil. This week, a camera trap in the Milovice area in central Bohemia documented the fact that the species has settled down and started breeding in the Czech Republic.

Czechs to open clinic in Tanzania

Radio Prague |
24 July 2017

A Czech businessman is set to open a clinic in Tanzania. It is the first major Czech investment in the country, the daily e15 wrote on Friday. The Europe Dispensary Clinic was built by Czech consultant Viktor Korček, founder of the Czech-Kenyan trade chamber, and is set to start operating in August in Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam. It is intended mainly for middle-class and higher class clients. Korček expects the clinic to attract around three thousand patients a month and to be economically self-sufficient.

Study: High number of vacancies not translating much into wage rises

Radio Prague |
21 July 2017

The number of vacancies on the Czech labour market continues to grow. However, this is not translating into salary increases on the part of companies seeking to make hires, suggests a freshly published report.

Czech unions recruit German support for wage hikes

Radio Prague |
20 July 2017

Workers of the world unite! A stirring rallying cry which in reality often failed to cross borders. But Czech unions now appear to have won allies for their campaign to hike local wages on the grounds that the same work should be earning the same reward irrespective of where it is taking place.

Czech long-term jobless rate falls by more than half in three years

Radio Prague |
18 July 2017

The number of long-term unemployed in the Czech Republic in June was less than half the figure for the same month three years previously. Indeed, according to figures released by the national Office of Labour, the long-term jobless rate is way below the number of positions being offered.

Prague police deal with 1,200 violations in first month of smoking ban

Radio Prague |
14 July 2017

The police in Prague dealt with over 1,200 violations of the smoking ban in pubs and restaurants in the first month after it was introduced at the end of May, a spokesperson said on Thursday. In over 1,000 cases the smokers agreed to stop on the spot, while fines were levied in around 200 cases. The average fine amounted to CZK 370.

Special measures imposed in response to African swine fever outbreak

Radio Prague |
14 July 2017

Special measures are to come into force on Friday in the Zlín region and other parts of Moravia in response to the first outbreak of African swine fever in the Czech Republic. Hunters will be allowed to shoot all wild boar throughout the country.

Landlocked Czechs take to luxury cruises

Radio Prague |
14 July 2017

An increasing number of Czech tourists are spending their holidays on luxury cruise liners, the daily e15 reported on Thursday. The interest in cruises has nearly doubled over the past five years.

Czechs say Italy and Greece failed to allow them to carry out full background checks on refugees

Radio Prague |
14 July 2017

Czech minister of the interior Milan Chovanec has said the country will defend itself against Brussels' criticism that it has failed to live up to its promises to take in immigrants currently in Italy and Greece. Chovanec says that Czechs simply were not allowed by officials in those countries to carry out the detailed background checks on refugees.

Czech experts share their know-how in civilian mission the world over

Radio Prague |
14 July 2017

You'll find them in Kosovo, Ukraine, Afghanistan or Iraq – Czech experts have been involved in civilian missions the world over for 15 years now.

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