Thursday, 13 December 2018

Politics

I am not a proponent of quotas for women, deputy PM says

Leaders Magazine |
9 December 2011

A talk with Karolína Peake, Deputy Prime Minister, the Chairman of the Legislative Council of the Government of the Czech Republic, and the Chairman of the Government Anti-corruption Committee

Svoboda continues political shakeup

Prague Post |
9 December 2011

Changes at Prague City Council matched by power shift at Prague ODS.

Nečas turns rough start into successful premiership

Prague Post |
9 December 2011

PM has managed to consolidate his power within ODS and government.

Culture Minister Jiří Besser resigns

Czech Position |
9 December 2011

Jiří Besser steps down citing a lack of support from party colleagues; he'd failed to divulge his business with a convicted felon.

Medvedev visit yields 14 deals worth EUR 2.15bn; Klaus hints Russian bid for Temelín best choice

Czech Position |
9 December 2011

Czech and Russian firms signed deals worth around EUR 2.15 billion (CZK 55.3 billion) during negotiations overseen by Czech President Václav Klaus and his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev, at Prague Castle on Thursday.

Klaus pens foreword to Australian climate change denier's book for highschoolers

Czech Position |
9 December 2011

President Václav Klaus and prominent geologist Ian Plimer say youngsters are 'indoctrinated' to believe in global warming.

Ex-defense minister Barták says Tatra bribery charges flawed, politicized

Czech Position |
8 December 2011

Martin Barták denies the accusations, claims witnesses can't recall even the basic details of the alleged bribery attempt.

Prague prosecutor calls on his deputy to resign over 'godfather' connection

Czech Position |
7 December 2011

Newly-appointed Prague chief prosecutor calls for his deputy Libor Grygárek to resign over links to ODS 'godfather' Roman Janoušek.

Minister's partner in Florida deal twice convicted

Czech Position |
7 December 2011

Culture Minister Jiří Besser's partner in the Florida firm Comoros Group has been convicted for fraud, as well as high-profile bribery.

PM warns against proposed change to central bank nominations

Czech Position |
7 December 2011

PM Petr Nečas says moves to switch to direct presidential elections stuck on head of state's powers to nominate ČNB board.

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