Monday, 23 October 2017

Politics

TI to monitor funding of election campaigns of Czech parties

ČTK |
7 Jul 2017

The Transparency International (TI) anti-corruption organisation will again focus on the funding of the campaigns that Czech political parties wage before the general election due on October 20-21, TI writes in a press release issued on Monday.

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Drahoš reiterates he seeks presidency as independent

ČTK |
7 Jul 2017

Jiří Drahoš, former chairman of the Czech Science Academy, appreciates supports by the Christian Democrats (KDU-ČSL) and Mayors and Independents (STAN), but he wants to remain an independent presidential candidate, he said in a press release on Wednesday.

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Presidential candidate Horáček cooperates with Ewing PR

ČTK |
3 Jul 2017

The Czech presidential candidate, lyricist and businessman Michal Horacek will cooperate with Ewing Public Relations firm in his campaign, Jiri Taborsky, from Horacek's election team, told CTK on Friday, adding that the firm will be in charge of national-level communication.

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ANO widening its lead in polls before general elections

ČTK |
3 Jul 2017

Czech media and food mogul Andrej Babiš's ANO would win the October election to the Chamber of Deputies with 33.5 percent before the Civic Democratic Party (ODS) with 11 percent and Communists with 10.5 percent, according to a poll conducted by the Kantar agency in June and released on Sunday. The governing Social Democrats (ČSSD), a coalition partner of ANO, would be the fourth with 10 percent.

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Former Škoda car maker head Kulhánek to run for president

ČTK |
30 Jun 2017

Vratislav Kulhánek, former chairman of the Škoda car maker's board, officially announced his candidacy for Czech president as a candidate of the recently restored Civic Democratic Alliance (ODA) yesterday.

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Communists promise progressive taxation before election

ČTK |
30 Jun 2017

Communists (KSČM) will be promising progressive taxation of incomes and capital of big corporations and a reduction of the outflow of money to tax havens before the election to the Chamber of Deputies to be held on October 20-21, party leader Vojtěch Filip told ČTK yesterday.

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Christian Democrats, STAN unveil election manifesto

ČTK |
30 Jun 2017

The coalition of the ruling Czech Christian Democrats (KDU-ČSL) and the opposition Mayors and Independents (STAN) wants to increase teachers' salaries to 130 percent of the average salary its manifesto for the October 20-21 election it published today says.

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Communists more popular than ČSSD, poll shows

ČTK |
29 Jun 2017

The ANO movement remains the clear favourite of the autumn general election and the second most popular Czech party are the Communists (KSČM) who overtook the Social Democrats (ČSSD), according to the latest poll that the Median agency released yesterday.

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Zeman promises to restrict strong statements about politician

ČTK |
29 Jun 2017

President Miloš Zeman promised to make fewer strong statements targetting other politicians in a meeting with regional assembly members at the start of his three-day visit to the Vysočina Region yesterday.

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Drahoš leading in polls before presidential election

ČTK |
29 Jun 2017

Former head of the Czech Academy of Sciences Jiří Drahoš is leading with 53.5 percent as a presidential candidate before President Miloš Zeman, who will seek re-election, with 46.5 percent, in the latest poll conducted by the Median polling agency and released yesterday.

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