Thursday, 27 June 2019

Politics

Czech Euro MPs oppose 'completely wide of the mark' ACTA

Czech Position |
2 February 2012

Czech MEPs say the ACTA is nontransparent, dictated by commercial interests and a threat to individual rights and freedoms.

Parliament 'violating' labour law as it cracks down on others

Czech Position |
1 February 2012

Lawmakers pay assistants via illegal 'Švarc system' of back-to-back contracts that robs the state of social, health insurance taxes.

Gov't seeks to open up council press ahead of elections

Czech Position |
31 January 2012

The center-right ODS-led government wants new rules that would open up council, regional newspapers to a range of views.

Report implies ex-transport minister spied on his successor

Czech Position |
31 January 2012

Daily MfD reported Monday that a listening device was found in the car of Transport Minister Pavel Dobeš; he won't confirm the story.

Presidential favorite Jan Fischer has legacy of inaction, dubious decisions

Czech Position |
31 January 2012

He's the popular choice to replace Klaus in 2013, yet few know his opinions — or that his gov't signed deals that cost the state dearly.

Ex-MP gets 5 years for fraud, embezzlement

Czech Position |
30 January 2012

Court in Ostrava hands down five-year prison sentence and a CZK 1.2 million fine to former Social Democrat deputy Petr Wolf.

EdMin cancels suspicious CZK 99m legal services tender

Czech Position |
27 January 2012

Following negative assessment by the EU and public outcry, Education Ministry cancels controversial tender for legal services.

Cabinet clears overhaul of under-fire public prosecution service

Czech Position |
26 January 2012

A new law aimed at reform of the much criticized public prosecution service which has backed by the Cabinet.

Europhobes won't be stopped by early elections (because there won't be any)

Czech Position |
25 January 2012

The fight over Europe's fiscal treaty which left TOP 09 isolated in the coalition has stirred up the unlikely prospect of early elections.

Cabinet to discuss making no-confidence votes more difficult

Czech Position |
24 January 2012

A proposal to team-up no-confidence votes with a proposal for a replacement prime minister will be discussed by the Cabinet.

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