Friday, 24 March 2017

Politics

TOP 09 changes logo, will present manifesto in May

ČTK |
24 Mar 2017

The Czech rightist opposition TOP 09 has changed its logo adding a motif of the bow tie which its honorary chairman Karel Schwarzenberg wears, party chairman Miroslav Kalousek said on Thursday, adding that the party wanted to enliven its logo before the autumn general election.

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KDU-ČSL - STAN coalition can prevent ANO from dominance

ČTK |
24 Mar 2017

The formation of an election coalition of the junior ruling Christian Democrats (KDU-CSL) and the opposition Mayors and Independents (STAN) movement will help prevent the ANO movement from gaining control of Czech politics, KDU-CSL head Pavel Belobradek wrote to party members on Thursday.

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MPs want court to abolish part of parties' financing law

ČTK |
23 Mar 2017

A group of Czech senators, headed by representatives of the Mayors and Independents (STAN) movement, sent a proposal to abolish a part of the law on financing political parties to the Constiutional Court (US) on Wednesday, MEP and STAN deputy head Stanislav Polcak has told CTK.

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Gov't Office plans steps to prevent MEPs' rebellions

ČTK |
22 Mar 2017

The Czech Government Office plans to improve the exchange of information between the prime minister, ministers and MEPs in order to prevent embarrassing situations where Czech MEPs vote against Prague's positions in the EP, daily Lidove noviny (LN) wrote on Tuesday.

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ANO leader pleading not guilty in tax evasion case

ČTK |
22 Mar 2017

Czech Finance Minister Babiš said in a letter to Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka on Tuesday that the Chamber of Deputies accuses him of fraud without any evidence and wants to try him, which is a lynch.

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Free Citizens party changes visual style before elections

ČTK |
22 Mar 2017

The Czech Eurosceptical extra-parliamentary Free Citizens Party simplified its logo with the symbol of a ram and the visual style of its website before the October general elections, which the party presented at a meeting of its members and supporters in Prague on Tuesday.

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Analysts: KDU-ČSL, STAN may be important in gov't creation

ČTK |
21 Mar 2017

The Czech government Christian Democrats (KDU-CSL) and the opposition Mayors and Independents (STAN) will play an important role in the formation of a new cabinet if they enter the Chamber of Deputies after the October general election, political analysts told CTK on Monday.

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Pirates want to win 10% of vote, says re-elected leader

ČTK |
20 Mar 2017

The Czech Pirates want to win 10% of the vote in the autumn general election, said Ivan Bartoš who defended the post of the party's leader at its national conference on Saturday.

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Christian Democrats approve election coalition with STAN

ČTK |
20 Mar 2017

The Christian Democrats (KDÚ-ČSL) will run in the autumn Czech general election in a coalition with the Mayors and Independents (STAN), the party decided on Saturday by a narrow majority of the vote.

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Real estate firm owner Morcinek to head ANO's election campaign

ČTK |
17 Mar 2017

Petr Morcinek, who owns the M&M Reality estate firm, will be the chief manager of the Czech government ANO movement's campaign ahead of the October general election, ANO spokesman Vladimir Vorechovsky told CTK on Thursday, adding that the ANO board has approved Morcinek's nomination.

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