Monday, 20 February 2017

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Czech ‘BackPackLady’: Travelling in Asia on 14 dollars a day

Radio Prague |
23 January 2017

In her late 20s Czech traveller Michaela Bugrisová aka. BackPackLady spent more than six months travelling in Asia in 2016 - visiting some eight countries including Indonesia, Cambodia and Vietnam.

The ugly beauty of Ostrava

Radio Prague |
23 January 2017

It’s January and every hotel in Ostrava is fully booked. So what’s pulling the crowd to a city that many Czechs wouldn’t visit for free?

Legal battle threatens Plzeňský Prazdroj sale

Radio Prague |
23 January 2017

The Pilsen-based association Právovarečné měšťanstvo is questioning the sale of the Czech brewery Plzeňský Prazdroj to the Japanese company Asahi Group Holdings, the news site iDnes.cz has reported.

Jazz guitarist David Dorůžka releases new album

Radio Prague |
23 January 2017

In today’s edition of Sunday Music Show we will be playing a new album by David Dorůžka, one of the country’s most distinguished jazz musicians and an exceptionally talented guitarist

Up to nine million tourists visit Czech Republic in 2016

Radio Prague |
20 January 2017

The number of tourists visiting the Czech Republic has been on the increase in recent years, according to Czech Tourism agency.

Senate backs greater rights for councils in national parks

Radio Prague |
20 January 2017

The upper house of parliament, the Senate, has voted for local councils to be given increased rights over the management of national parks.

Fanta reconstruction target set for 2022

Radio Prague |
20 January 2017

Reconstruction of the Fanta building, the historical part of Prague's Main Train Station, should be completed by 2022. It is expected to cost the Czech Railway Administration CZK 730 million, Tomáš Drmola of the administration announced on Thursday.

Damková becomes first Czech in FIFA Referees Committee

Radio Prague |
20 January 2017

Former football referee Dagmar Damková has become a member of FIFA Referees Committee for the next four years. Damková, who is 42, holds the same post in the UEFA, in charge of European women's football refereeing.

Czech cinemas report record audience figures

Radio Prague |
20 January 2017

Attendance at Czech cinemas last year was at the highest level since 1993, according to figures released on Thursday by the Union of Film Distributors.

Departing US ambassador Schapiro: If you're afraid to say things some don't want to hear, you'll never accomplish anything

Radio Prague |
20 January 2017

Andrew Schapiro, whose mother was born in the city, has been one of the most visible US ambassadors to Prague in recent decades.

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