Monday, 20 February 2017

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Brno plugs into transport vision with hyperloop memorandum

Radio Prague |
20 January 2017

The Czech Republic's second city, Brno, has signed a memorandum with the company behind a revolutionary transport concept, the hyperloop.

Czech official: Czechs and Germans are willing partners who are coming to understand each other's sense of humor

Radio Prague |
20 January 2017

Twenty years ago the Czech Republic and Germany signed a joint declaration pledging not to burden bilateral relations with controversial issues from the past so as to enable the neighbouring states to look forward and fully develop the existing potential for cooperation.

Jan Kaplan shares his memories and photographs of Bohumil Hrabal

Radio Prague |
20 January 2017

An exhibition of photographs of the internationally renowned author Bohumil Hrabal is currently on show at Lucerna Café in Prague. The collection of photos was taken by the Czech-born documentary filmmaker and photographer Jan Kaplan.

More foreigners than Czechs caught working illegally for first time

Radio Prague |
19 January 2017

The Czech labour authorities caught more foreigners than Czechs working illegally for the first time ever last year, iDnes.cz reported on Wednesday. While 1,338 non-nationals were uncovered working off the books in 2016, the number of Czechs was 758.

Czech companies amongst biggest Internet users in EU

Radio Prague |
19 January 2017

Companies in the Czech Republic are among the highest European users of the Internet to sell their goods and services, according to the industry association SPIR.

Gov't official: UK must "very quickly" say how it will deal with EU residents

Radio Prague |
19 January 2017

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has outlined uncompromising plans for her country's exit from the EU, including restricting workers from member states and quitting the common market. However, her speech on Tuesday has also raised a host of questions, particularly for people from other EU states currently resident in Britain.

Prague set for end of pier reconstruction show

Radio Prague |
19 January 2017

The Directorate of Waterways of the Czech Republic is set to invest tens of millions of crowns into the renovation of a pier at the Vltava embankment in the centre of Prague.

Swedish director Ninja Thyberg's works among films showcased at Prague Short Film Festival

Radio Prague |
19 January 2017

The 12th Prague Short Film Festival gets underway on January 18th. For the next four days visitors to Prague's Světozor will be able to view some of the very best short films from around the world.

Debate develops over direction of Czech health care sector

Radio Prague |
19 January 2017

Health looks set to be one of the political battlegrounds in upcoming Czech elections scheduled to take place in October. Some of the lines are already being drawn and that's just between the two leading government parties, the Social Democrats, and ANO.

Events to mark Czech Technical University's 310th anniversary

Radio Prague |
18 January 2017

Events are being held to mark the 310th anniversary of the foundation of the Czech Technical University in Prague. The institution was created by an edict of Holy Roman Emperor Joseph 1 on 18 January 1707 with the aim of training engineers.

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