Saturday, 21 July 2018

Politics

Divided they stand: Can upstart Czech right parties unite?

Czech Position |
2 April 2012

Civic group D.O.S.T. hopes to acts as a bridge for conservative group; Sovereignty wants them to unite under one banner.

VV: New education minister will need manoeuvring room in face of difficult tasks

Radio Prague |
30 March 2012

Finding a successor to outgoing Education Minister Josef Dobeš, who resigned over planned budget cuts at the ministry, is seeing delays and most definitely will not be sorted by the end of the month.

Secret recording causes 'crisis of confidence' in Czech ruling coalition

Czech Position |
30 March 2012

Public Affairs party considers future in government after recordings suggest coalition partners tried to pay MPs to jump ship.

ODS faces change or fall scenario

Czech Position |
29 March 2012

Civic Democrats (ODS), the main Czech gov't party, looks like they're heading over the cliff with latest campaign, refusal to mend ways.

PM calls on ex-Prague mayor to resign from parliament

Czech Position |
28 March 2012

Civic Democrats say scandal-hit ex-mayor Pavel Bém, after handing in party membership card should also give up parliamentary seat.

Intelligence service recordings of ex-Prague mayor reveal cronyism

Czech Position |
22 March 2012

Wiretaps made by secret service and somehow obtained by security firm ABL indicate Prague lobbyist's sway over city administration.

Lower house passes bill to enable banishment of petty criminals

Czech Position |
22 March 2012

Controversial law would give municipalities powers to ban prostitutes, beggars and petty criminals for three months.

Opposition pledges to keep up pressure on gov't following confidence vote

Czech Position |
22 March 2012

Center-right coalition of PM Petr Nečas survives no-confidence vote called by the main opposition Social Democrats (ČSSD.

Kremlin ideologist to oversee Russian trade ties with ČR

Czech Position |
21 March 2012

Vladislav Surkov, engineer of Russian 'sovereign democracy,' is now chairman of the Czech-Russian trade and industry commission.

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