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Century of Czech ice hockey celebrated in Prague

Radio Prague |
5 November 2008

Tuesday is a real red letter day for Czech sports fans, as a number of special events are being held to mark the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Czech Ice Hockey Association.

New eleven-degree version of best-selling Czech beer hits market

Radio Prague |
10 November 2008

One in every four beers served in this country is a Gambrinus, made by Plzeňský Prazdroj. The brewery has just unveiled a slightly stronger, 11-degree version of its bestseller, titled Gambrinus 11 Excelent.

Czech companies to cut thousands of jobs

Radio Prague |
27 November 2008

Tatra (Radio Prague)

After industrial companies announced cutting thousands of jobs, the government has finally admitted it will need to boost the export-oriented Czech economy. The Finance Ministry spokesman said the government is planning some provisions if the GDP growth next year drops below 2%.

Pankrác Plain: from marketplace to shopping mall

RADIO PRAGUE |
25 November 2008

Prague’s Pankrác neighbourhood has been a subject of many debates over the past months. Plans to build high-rise buildings on the Pankrác Plain have angered not only local inhabitants but also experts from UNESCO, who argue that the new skyscrapers would destroy Prague’s unique historical skyline.

Prague Fringe founder Steven Gove on mixing goulash and Australian folk

RADIO PRAGUE |
25 November 2008

For many years, Steven Gove has been working in his native Scotland at the Edinburgh Fringe, and is now on the board of directors of what is said to be the biggest arts festival in the world.

Analysts warn of looming ethnic conflict

Radio Prague |
21 November 2008

Dělnická strana supporter (ČTK)

The sight of people in Litvínov cheering on skinheads and urging them to attack their Romani neighbours has led some to warn of a looming ethnic conflict.

Award for firm hoping to make banknote counterfeiting thing of past

Radio Prague |
20 November 2008

Optaglio (Prague Radio)

The Česká hlava award for science and technology goes to the company Optaglio for creating a protective system for banknotes.

The Czech Republic’s nuclear energy dilemma

Radio Prague |
19 November 2008

The country has recently begun to wrestle with how it will meet its energy needs in the future, and more nuclear power seems to be topping the list of options.

National Theatre celebrates its 125th birthday

Radio Prague |
19 November 2008

 The first stage of the National Theatre reconstruction was completed yesterday. (ČTK)The theatre's restored roof sculptures have been unveiled. (ČTK)

Tuesday marked exactly 125 years since the opening of Prague's National Theatre.

Pupils intrigued, communists angered by controversial schools project

Radio Prague |
19 November 2008

Using documentary films and interaction with real people who lived through those times, the Stories of Injustice project attempts to shed light on a period that barely features on the mainstream Czech curriculum.

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