Friday, 24 March 2017

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Consumer price inflation exceeds central bank's target rate

Radio Prague |
13 February 2017

Czech consumer price inflation accelerated unexpectedly at the start of the year, coming in above market projections and the Czech National Bank's target rate.

W Hotels to make Prague debut with Art Nouveau makeover

Radio Prague |
10 February 2017

W Hotels Worldwide, part of US hoteliers Marriot International, announced on Thursday it will open its first hotel in Prague.

Analyst: Christian Democrats could be better match for mayors group than previous partner TOP 09

Radio Prague |
8 February 2017

An outline plan just agreed by the Christian Democrats and the Mayors and Independents group to form an alliance ahead of parliamentary elections this autumn could represent a significant shift in Czech politics.

New bill could lead to lower data prices for mobile users

Radio Prague |
9 February 2017

The Czech Republic’s law on electronic communications looks set for an overhaul that should benefit ordinary mobile phone users and boost the powers of regulator the Czech Telecommunications Office (CTO).

PM champions high-speed rail developments

Radio Prague |
8 February 2017

High speed rail routes are a popular hobby horse for Czech politicians. ANO leader and finance minister Andrej Babiš has already got on board complaining of the Czech lack of such routes compared with France. And Czech prime minister Bohuslav Sobotka has now boarded the train as well.

Last chance to see 'Czechoslovak' comet

Radio Prague |
8 February 2017

Over the next few days, people in the Czech Republic can observe a unique dwarf comet in the sky with the aid of just the smallest binoculars.

Private train and bus operator Leo Express sees rise of one-third in number of passengers

Radio Prague |
3 February 2017

Private train and bus operator Leo Express saw its number of passengers rise by close to a third in 2016, CEO Peter Köhler confirmed; however, according to preliminary results the company still remained in the red due to vehicle write-offs, interest payments and further investment and company development.

ČR increasingly popular as study abroad destination with US students

Radio Prague |
3 February 2017

The Czech Republic is becoming increasingly popular with university students from the United States, according to the latest report by the Institute of International Education, a US organisation monitoring international student exchange.

Peacock: In Britain we had no idea about the richness of the Czech cultural heritage

Radio Prague |
3 February 2017

British architectural historian Barbara Peacock was recently honoured with a Point of Light Award by Prime Minister Theresa May for her work in helping to repair, preserve and enhance the Czech Republic's rich architectural heritage.

Czech ski resorts report turnaround in fortunes

Radio Prague |
2 February 2017

Czech mountain resorts have been reporting record-breaking number of visitors. Although the winter season is still in full swing, it is already clear that it is going to be one of the most successful over the past decade, the daily e15 reported on Wednesday.

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