Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Politics

'Anonymous is the ideal of direct democracy in practice' says Czech activist Great Troll

Czech Position |
10 February 2012

Local Anonymous activist spells out the movement's local and global aims and actions to Czech Position.

Bill curbing politicians' immunity passes hurdle

Czech Position |
9 February 2012

Lower house lawmakers turned out in sufficient numbers to back a proposed constitutional change aimed at curbing their immunity.

Date set for party boss Bárta's corruption trial

Czech Position |
9 February 2012

Much-anticipated trial of Public Affairs' (VV) de facto leader Vít Bárta on bribery charges is scheduled to start on 5 March.

Farm minister escalates Budvar brewing battle

Czech Position |
8 February 2012

Agriculture Minister Petr Bendl (ODS) has fired off another salvo in his battle with state-owned brewer Budějovický Budvar.

Czech 'pirates' say gov't suspension of ACTA ratification not enough

Czech Position |
8 February 2012

PM Petr Nečas says more study is needed on what impact the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) would have 'in real life'.

Regional governor demands non-privatization guarantee for Budvar

Czech Position |
7 February 2012

South Bohemia governor Jiří Zimola says he will call a referendum on the future of famous brewery if PM Petr Nečas fails to act.

Billionaire's AN0 2011 group backing 10 Senate hopefuls

Czech Position |
7 February 2012

Andrej Babiš says ANO 2011 will support 10 independent anti-corruption candidates in Senate elections, seeks more contenders.

Prague transport firm massively overpaid for TV screens, related criminal complaint dismissed

Czech Position |
7 February 2012

Scandal-ridden DPP overpaid by some CZK 1.7 million for screens via contract with firm linked to (now former) acting chief Jaroslav Stůj.

MPs complete legislation aimed at legalizing cannabis for medical purposes

Radio Prague |
6 February 2012

A group of MPs from all of the parties in the Chamber of Deputies has completed legislation which could legalise the use of cannabis for medical purposes.

Party 'godfathers' brewing overhaul at Budějovický Budvar

Czech Position |
6 February 2012

Head of state-owned brewer Budějovický Budvar will reportedly be sacked due to changes being brewed by ODS puppetmasters.

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