Monday, 21 May 2018

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Picturesque South Bohemian border town lands national award

Radio Prague |
20 April 2018

The south Bohemian town of Slavonice, which is known mainly for its uniquely preserved Gothic and Renaissance town houses, has been named Czech Historical Town of the year for 2017.

Beekepers accuse ministry of violating their right to privacy

Radio Prague |
20 April 2018

Personal data protection is a hot issue these days, not just among Facebook users. Czech beekeepers are up in arms over information released by the Czech agriculture ministry, arguing that it violates their privacy and puts their business at risk.

Construction of new Brno music hall to start in mid-2019

Radio Prague |
19 April 2018

Construction of a new concert hall in Brno is scheduled to start in mid- 2019, Brno City Hall deputy Matěj Hollan said on Wednesday.

New flat prices in Prague rise by 23 percent year-on-year

Radio Prague |
19 April 2018

The average price for new flats in Prague increased in the first quarter of 2018 by 22.8 percent year-on-year to 88.552 crowns per square meter, according to the data by developer companies Trigema, Skanska reality and Central Group released at a press conference on Wednesday.

Sculpture of Saint Vojtěch, fellow saints, installed in St. Vitus Cathedral

Radio Prague |
19 April 2018

Prague's St. Vitus Cathedral has gotten a new group of statues depicting the saints Vojtěch, Radim and Radla. The idea for the statues goes all the way back to 1936.

Czechs drinking less beer

Radio Prague |
19 April 2018

It's no secret that Czechs make some of the best beer in the world and also that many enjoy beer almost more than any other alcoholic or even non-alcoholic beverage. But habits appear to be changing. Last year, they consumed the least amount of beer in 50 years. In 2017, the Czech on average drank 138 litres over the course of the year, the lowest consumption in 50 years. The findings were released by the Czech Beer and Malt Association.

Central European auto sector seeks to drive changes to EU-wide emission limits

Radio Prague |
19 April 2018

Auto associations from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, and Hungary, have met in Prague to compare their responses to crucial European proposals for further curbing emissions of key pollutants.

Government concerned about future of Ostrava steelmaker

Radio Prague |
19 April 2018

The biggest Czech steelmaker and its home city of Ostrava are concerned they could be hit by a major ownership upheaval in the European steelmaking sector. And the Czech government is keeping close tabs on talks surrounding the fate of ArcelorMittal Ostrava.

IMF revises Czech growth forecast

Radio Prague |
18 April 2018

The International Monetary Fund has revised its economic growth forecast for the Czech Republic in 2018 from a projected 2.6 percent in the fall of last year to 3.5 percent of the GDP. The country saw a 4.3 percent growth last year.

Czech Media Invest buying radio assets from Lagardere

Radio Prague |
18 April 2018

The Czech group Media Invest, which is co-owned and run by billionaire Daniel Křetinský, is buying radio assets in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Romania from the French media group Lagardere.

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