Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Politics

Drahoš to launch his Czech presidential petition on Monday

ČTK |
24 Apr 2017

Former head of the Czech Academy of Sciences Jiří Drahoš will start collecting signatures on the petition for his presidential candidacy on Monday, on the same day as President Miloš Zeman who will seek re-election.

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ČSSD demands info on checks of one-crown bonds

ČTK |
24 Apr 2017

The Czech senior government Social Democrats (ČSSD) demand that the Tax Authority release information about its checks of the untaxed one-crown bonds that firms issued in 2012, PM and ČSSD chairman Bohuslav Sobotka told reporters Friday.

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Czechs to focus on Ukraine, Turkey in Council of Europe

ČTK |
24 Apr 2017

The Czech Republic will focus on political tackling of the consequences of the political developments in Ukraine and Turkey when it holds the presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek said Friday.

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ČSSD approves election leaders, candidates in eight regions

ČTK |
24 Apr 2017

The Czech senior government Social Democrats' (ČSSD) leadership approved the leaders and lists of candidates for the October general election in eight regions today and it will decide on the remaining six regions on May 12, ČSSD Chairman and PM Bohuslav Sobotka has told reporters.

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ODS wants to prevent President Zeman's re-election

ČTK |
24 Apr 2017

The Civic Democratic Party (ODS) is seeking a presidential candidate who has a realistic chance to beat incumbent President Miloš Zeman and it is unlikely to support any of his rivals who have joined the presidential contest so far, ODS leader Petr Fiala told journalists Saturday.

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Czech PM hails Macron's win in first French fight for president

ČTK |
24 Apr 2017

The expected victory of centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron in the first round of the French presidential election today would be good news for France, the Czech Republic and Europe, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, ČSSD) said on Twitter last night.

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Social Democrats launching debate on support for family

ČTK |
21 Apr 2017

Czech Social Democrats (CSSD) started their project the Czech Republic 20+ with a debate on the ways of supporting family on Thursday.

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Zeman officially calls general election for October 20-21

ČTK |
20 Apr 2017

Czech President Milos Zeman has officially called a general election for October 20-21, which is the latest date when the voting can take place, his spokesman Jiri Ovcacek told CTK on Wednesday.

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ODS vows to cut taxes to attract voters

ČTK |
20 Apr 2017

The Czech opposition Civic Democratic Party (ODS) wants to lower taxes so that employees would newly pay a 15 percent tax from their gross salary instead of the super gross salary, thanks to which their net income would rise by 7 percent, party leader Petr Fiala told CTK on Wednesday.

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New regional coalition formed in South Bohemia

ČTK |
19 Apr 2017

Representatives of the Social Democrats (CSSD), Christian Democrats (KDU-CSL), the South Bohemians 2012 movement and the For South Bohemia group signed an agreement on cooperation in a coalition in the South Bohemia Region on Tuesday.

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