Sunday, 20 May 2018

Politics

Interview - Peake talks about gov't crises

Prague Post |
20 May 2011

Head of VV's MP club says the party still may pull out of coalition.

Round Table of Comenius with Petr Nečas

Leaders Magazine |
20 May 2011

Round Table of Comenius with Petr Nečas.

White Paper on Defense looks to cut top brass ranks

Czech Position |
19 May 2011

If the gov't approves the White Paper, the Czech Army will have clear marching orders as to how to deal with its ever-shrinking budget.

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.

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