Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Politics

MPO 'Back to the Top' study elaborate — and vague

Czech Position |
19 May 2011

Amid a sea of official jargon, a new strategy to raise Czech competitiveness contains ambitious plans to revive the economy.

STEM: Trust in Klaus at record low

Czech Position |
19 May 2011

Recent political crises have also taken a toll on the standing of President Václav Klaus; most responents to a recent poll don't trust in him.

Cabinet okays bill to clean up public tenders

Czech Position |
19 May 2011

The Czech Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposed law that aims to stamp out corruption in public tenders, which is costing the country tens of billions of crowns a year. The proposed new law on public tenders has been drawn up in the Ministry of Regional Development (MRR) headed by Kamil Jankovský (Public Affairs, VV).

Two polls paint divergent political landscapes

Czech Position |
18 May 2011

If elections were held now, SANEP sees six parliamentary parties and STEM just four; both pollsters find KDU-ČSL and VV on the edge.

Courting trouble at the Justice Ministry

Czech Position |
18 May 2011

Justice Minister Jiří Pospíšil is under fire from political rivals seeking his post — and due to a highly energetic Supreme State Attorney.

Vít Bárta 'promised' MPs commissions on tenders

Czech Position |
18 May 2011

Secret document reveals the ex-transport minister and de facto VV leader promised close party associates commissions on public tenders.

PM Petr Nečas accepts resignation of his deputy in charge of fighting corruption

The Canadian Press/AP |
18 May 2011

Czech Prime Minister Petr Nečas has accepted the resignation of his deputy Radek John. John — chairman of the junior coalition Public Affairs party — stepped down as interior minister last month to take over a newly created post of vice-premier in charge of fighting corruption.

Czech coalition threesome could break up in June

Czech Position |
17 May 2011

Public Affairs is not finding it easy to boost its public profile; if it were to leave the government, disillusioned supporters might return.

Pandur: Why was Dalík there, and other questions

Czech Position |
17 May 2011

Lobbyist Marek Dalík's presence at a meeting about Pandur APCs raises some questions about how military business is done.

TOP 09 calls on Chalupa to resign over Key Investments

Czech Position |
17 May 2011

TOP 09 calls on Environment Minister Tomáš Chalupa and Prague district mayors to resign over the Key Investments case.

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