Thursday, 23 November 2017

Politics

Number of marketing experts work for ANO of billionaire Babiš

ČTK |
24 Oct 2017

Brief profiles of Czech experts who markedly contributed to the political campaign of the ANO movement of rich businessman Andrej Babis that clearly won the general election in the Czech Republic.

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ANO, SPD to support Vondráček for lower house head

ČTK |
24 Oct 2017

The ANO movement and the Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) agreed on proposing Radek Vondráček (ANO) for the chairman of the new lower house of Czech parliament and both parties also want to push through a bill on a general referendum, their leaders said after their talks on Monday.

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Political scientist: President's reaction may be decisive factor in post-election talks

Radio Prague |
24 October 2017

As election winner Andrej Babiš tentatively tests the waters with respect to possible coalition partners it is becoming increasingly clear that forming a stable government will not be an easy task.

Western press refers to new era to follow Czech general election

ČTK |
23 Oct 2017

West European media wrote on Sunday about what they call a new era after the Czech October 20-21 general election that has changed the country's long-lasting political setup.

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Winning ANO to nominate Vondráček for lower house head

ČTK |
23 Oct 2017

The ANO movement, winner of the general election, will nominate Radek Vondracek for chairman of the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of Czech parliament, ANO first deputy head Jaroslav Faltynek told reporters after the talks between ANO and the Social Democrats (CSSD) on Sunday.

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Poll: Half of Czechs dissatisfied with election results

ČTK |
23 Oct 2017

Forty-six percent of respondents are dissatisfied and 44 percent are satisfied with the results of the October 20-21 general election, in which Andrej Babis's ANO movement scored a landslide victory, according to a Median poll released to CTK on Sunday.

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ČSSD to hold election congress in April

ČTK |
23 Oct 2017

The Czech Social Democratic Party (CSSD) is to hold a one-day extraordinary election congress in Hradec Kralove, east Bohemia, on April 7, CSSD acting chairman Chovanec Milan Chovanec told reporters after the party board's meeting tonight, preceding its talks with the winning ANO.

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MEP Pospíšil seeks TOP 09 entry

ČTK |
23 Oct 2017

MEP Jiří Pospíšil applied for TOP 09 membership in the wake of the October 20-21 general election in which the party led by Miroslav Kalousek suffered a defeat, telling ČTK that it is too early to speak of his running for TOP 09 chairman.

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ANO is first election winner to triumph in all Czech regions

ČTK |
23 Oct 2017

The ANO movement has become the first ever winner of a Czech general election to triumph in all 14 regions. Previously, the Social Democrats (CSSD) came the closest to this outcome in 2002 when they won in all regions except for Prague and Liberec.

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Lawyer: Election winner Babiš's prosecution interrupted

ČTK |
23 Oct 2017

Lawyer Ales Gerloch told CTK on Saturday that the prosecution of re-elected Czech MPs for ANO, its chairman Andrej Babis and deputy head Jaroslav Faltynek, in case of an EU subsidy fraud would be interrupted following the announcement of the final election results by the State Electoral Commission.

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