Saturday, 17 November 2018

Politics

Civic Democrats slip below Communists in poll

Czech Position |
19 April 2012

Mass privatization 'road to bankruptcy and corruption' Cambridge, Harvard sociologists claim

Czech Position |
19 April 2012

Study slams neoliberal policy of rapid mass privatization, claims proof of 'direct link' to its implementation with economic failure and graft.

Deputy PM Karolína Peake resigns from Public Affairs

Czech Position |
18 Apr 2012

Deputy prime minister for anticorruption strategy Karolína Peake announced Tuesday she is leaving Public Affairs (VV), the smallest of the three parties in the center-right coalition, to start a new political platform in a move that observers say could see the embattled party split into factions centered around her and VV de facto chairman Vít Bárta. At least four and as many as ten VV deputies have pledged to join her, media reports say.

Public Affairs selects education minister candidate

Czech Position |
18 April 2012

Public Affairs (VV) party reportedly to recommend Jiří Nantl, currently a deputy education minister, for the top spot.

Defense Ministry ignored military standards in uniform tender

Czech Position |
18 April 2012

Winner of CZK 40 million tender to deliver army uniforms failed to adhere to military equipment rules, antimonopoly office ÚOHS alerts.

Rallying call made for church restitution

Czech Position |
18 April 2012

Culture minister, country's top Roman Catholic defend proposals to compensate churches for property confiscated under communism.

Gov't vows no cuts in this year's foreign aid budget

Radio Prague |
17 April 2012

The Foreign Ministry has vowed that in spite of severe austerity measures, this year's budget for the country's foreign development aid will not suffer any cuts.

No more cuts if outlook proves correct, FinMin says

Czech Position |
17 April 2012

Finance Ministry still counting on 0.2% growth in 2012, but lowers forecast for 2013 to 1.3%.

MPs Bárta and Škárka found guilty in bribery case

Czech Position |
16 April 2012

Court found Vít Bárta offered bribes in the form of interest-free loans; Jaroslav Škárka took the money in bid to discredit him.

Former Czech football star Karel Poborský sets political goal

Czech Position |
13 April 2012

Former Czech international football star sets political goal to enter regional assembly for center-right ODS.

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