Thursday, 22 February 2018

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Czech tennis player Radek Štěpánek enjoying successful start to year

Radio Prague |
25 February 2009

The Czech tennis player Radek Štěpánek is so far having a fantastic 2009.

Gordon Lovitt – an English director of programming at Czech TV station

Radio Prague |
24 February 2009

Gordon Lovitt has an unusual position in that he is an Englishman who is director of programming at one of the Czech Republic’s four main TV channels, the commercial station Prima.

Abbas thanks Czech officials for balanced approach to Middle East

Radio Prague |
24 February 2009

During a two-day visit to Prague, Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas met the Czech head of state Václav Klaus and other Czech officials on Monday and praised the Czech Republic’s involvement in the peace process.

Author Jan Novák on Hrabal, Škvorecký and scandalizing the Chicago Czech community

RADIO PRAGUE |
23 February 2009

Jan Novák left Kolín in Communist Czechoslovakia a teenager in 1969. He emigrated with his parents to Chicago, where he studied and started to chronicle Czech life in the Windy City.

Things to think about on Vítkov Hill

RADIO PRAGUE |
23 February 2009

Of all the good things to see in Prague that are on hills, I like to take new guests to the monument on Vítkov.

Another side of Warhol

Radio Prague |
16 February 2009

A photograph by Andy Warhol (Courtesy)

Andy Warhol's films are on show at Prague’s Rudolfinum.

Teacher of Nations exhibition opens in Prague

Radio Prague |
13 February 2009

An exhibition on the legacy of Jan Ámos Komenský, usually known abroad as Comenius, opened in Prague on Wednesday.

Studio Najbrt setting standard for graphic design in ČR

Radio Prague |
16 February 2009

Prague logo (Courtesy)

The studio is even responsible for the logos for entire cities, in this case Prague and Ostrava.

Cardinal Vlk joins criticism over controversial papal pardon

Radio Prague |
12 February 2009

The head of the Czech Catholic Church, Cardinal Miloslav Vlk, has joined criticism of Pope Benedict XVI over his decision to lift the excommunication of several bishops, including a notorious Holocaust denier.

Czech Republic criticized for fining journalist who protected source

Radio Prague |
12 February 2009

A year ago, Sabina Slonková acquired undercover footage of the president’s chief of staff, Jiří Weigl, meeting lobbyist Miroslav Šlouf in a downtown Prague hotel. Slonková was recently fined CZK 20,000 for posting the footage on the news website Aktuálně while failing to disclose who had given her the tape.

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