Monday, 19 February 2018

Politics

Public Affairs (VV) advisor linked to top post at president's new institute

Czech Position |
28 May 2012

Political pundit Jan Kubáček being linked to director's post at Václav Klaus' new institute suggests some interesting potential alliances.

Top Czech politician nailed in graft probe says he's like Ukraine's Yulia Tymoshenko

Czech Position |
21 May 2012

Czech politician detained in colorful corruption swoop says he is a political victim comparable to former the ex-Ukrainian premier.

Peake files criminal complaint against 'bogus' LIDEM

Czech Position |
21 May 2012

LIDEM, the newly created Czech political group forming around Karolína Peake, to register as party this week.

Nečas meets with Israeli prime minister

aktuálně.cz |
18 May 2012

Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu visited the Czech capital today for the second time in two years.

Curb to lawmakers' lifetime immunity back on track

Czech Position |
18 May 2012

Sought for immunity law change for members of parliament, which sparked students' "sex strike" call, back on course.

Finding money for firefighters without stealing

Czech Position |
18 May 2012

The government and the Ministry of the Interior should look beyond the bottom of the cashbox.

Jiří Paroubek's fouls in high-stakes political game

Czech Position |
17 May 2012

During the short existence of the National Socialists (LEV 21), their leader has shot wide of the post and scored own goals.

Lost decade: How the state wastes transport infrastructure resources

Czech Position |
16 May 2012

Over the past 10 years the Supreme Audit Office examined 11 ambitious projects in the transport sector; the results are depressing.

Firms tied to north Bohemia 'godfather' in crosshairs after EU funds audit

Czech Position |
15 May 2012

The allocation of grants from the European Union's regional NUTS 2 program for Northern Bohemia was not carried out in line EU requirements, according to a recent audit by the "big four" consultancy Deloitte. The audit, ordered by the Czech Ministry of Finance and the European Commission, uncovered problems in 34 of the 35 projects examined, the news server Aktualne.cz reported last week.

FinMin may pay piper over musicians' salary rise

Czech Position |
15 May 2012

Czech Philharmonic and National Theater musicians' salaries remain frozen despite Culture Ministry's promises; the FinMin is to blame.

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