Monday, 20 February 2017

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Czech Internet economy advances in spite of obstacles

Radio Prague |
26 January 2017

A comprehensive survey mapping the state of the Czech Internet economy has just been completed by the companies most closely involved.

ČR could join protest against German motorway tolls, PM says

Radio Prague |
26 January 2017

The Czech Republic could sign up to an Austrian protest against the imposition of tolls on German motorways.

Prague’s #Donateacoat project offers novel way to help the needy

Radio Prague |
26 January 2017

“Are you cold? Take a coat!” That is literally the message on a wardrobe on the main square in Prague 6 where people in need can pick up clothes at the very spot where others have dropped them off.

Czech businessmen buyout Swedes to take control of TV Prima

Radio Prague |
26 January 2017

Czech businessman Ivan Zach has become a majority owner of TV Prima, the second biggest commercial channel in the Czech Republic, the Czech News Agency reported on Wednesday.

Czech Republic slips in corruption perception rankings

Radio Prague |
26 January 2017

The Czech Republic has slipped 10 places on a list of 176 countries in watchdog Transparency International’s annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI).

Czechs probe the secret language of birds

Radio Prague |
25 January 2017

It is a well-known fact that there are various dialects in human languages, but not everyone is perhaps aware that the same holds true for birdsong.

Czech diplomats negotiate release of Polish national held in Syria

Radio Prague |
25 January 2017

Czech diplomats have managed to negotiate the release of a Polish national jailed in Syria since 2015. According to a statement from the Office of the President the man was released on humanitarian grounds and is reported to be in “satisfactory” physical condition.

Bohemist Ivana Bozděchová: Dropping -ová ending has “bigger consequences than these women even realise”

Radio Prague |
24 January 2017

Charles University academic Ivana Bozděchová has taught Czech and Czech Studies in several corners of the world, including in the United States and in the South Korean capital Seoul.

Czech labour mobility incentive stalls

Radio Prague |
24 January 2017

Home is, as the saying goes, where the heart is and for most Czechs the heart does appear to be reluctant to move too far.

Two Czechs killed by avalanche in Austria

Radio Prague |
23 January 2017

Two Czechs were killed in an avalanche accident in the Austrian Alps on Sunday. Four tourists from the Czech Republic were caught by the avalanche that struck the Wildgerlostal mountain resort near Salzburg, the Austrian mountain service informed.

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