Thursday, 29 June 2017

Radio Prague

Odometer fraud remains major problem, Czech Radio reports

Radio Prague |
19 April 2017

Odometer fraud continues to be a major problem for buyers of second-hand cars in the Czech Republic. Past studies suggested that as many as 42% of vehicles sold, including imported cars, had seen their odometers tampered with.

Political scientist: The EU needs to establish a new relationship with Turkey

Radio Prague |
19 April 2017

Concerns are being voiced around Europe regarding Turkey's future course in the wake of Sunday's referendum which gave President Erdogan sweeping new powers.

Bohemian born priest John Neumann who became US saint

Radio Prague |
18 April 2017

A humble man born in South Bohemia later became one of the first saints in the United States. John Neumann actually studied for the priesthood in what was the then Bohemia, part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, but he could not get ordained in his homeland and so emigrated to the US.

Helping the stray and unwanted cats of Prague

Radio Prague |
18 April 2017

The Prague Animal Protection Association is an NGO which helps abandoned, injured, sick and abused animals, mainly in and around Prague.

Blacklist of tax offenders rejigged after previous model proves ineffective

Radio Prague |
13 April 2017

Under new legislation Czech entrepreneurs and firms suspected of not paying their taxes are liable to find their names on a tax authority blacklist.

Czech exports have soared in the ever growing Australian market

Radio Prague |
12 April 2017

It’s been a bit of a bumpy ride, but Czech exports to far away Australia are booming with total export turnover having almost tripled in five years.

Czechs seek to turn around farm sector fortunes

Radio Prague |
11 April 2017

Tomatoes from the Netherlands, garlic from China, lettuce from Spain, and apples from Italy. These are all examples of what is wrong in the Czech agricultural sector according to the government and many farmers’ leaders.

Prague Airport outlines CZK 27bn investment plans

Radio Prague |
10 April 2017

Václav Havel airport in Prague is set to see major investments over the next decade to accommodate the increasing number of passengers.

A day in the life of a Neolithic woman

Radio Prague |
7 April 2017

he discovery of the remains of a Neolithic settlement on Czech soil in 2001 led to years of painstaking research. Now the results of more than 15 years of study have appeared in a surprising format – a comic book called A day in the life of a Neolithic woman.

Enormous deal to purchase military helicopters in offing in Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
7 April 2017

A huge military contract to purchase around a dozen helicopters is taking shape in the Czech Republic, iHned.cz reported on Thursday. The news site said the deal would be worth at least CZK 6 billion.

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