Thursday, 27 June 2019

Politics

Public Affairs sharpens shoulders for key role in police, prosecution reform

Czech Position |
24 January 2012

The VV party is positioning itself for a lead role in the government's move to reform the police and state prosecution services.

Anti-graft group charts links between Prague politicians and tender winners

Czech Position |
23 January 2012

Civic group Naši Politici's pilot study suggests strong ties between Prague politicans and firms landing lucrative tenders.

Právo: 'Political bomb' in police safe

Czech Position |
23 January 2012

According to the daily Právo, police investigating corruption in Road and Motorway Directorate found a 'payroll' for politicians.

Head of Cabinet bonus affair to pay dividends, but for whom?

Czech Position |
23 January 2012

As a rule, Czech institutions refuse to publicize officials salaries even in the face of legitimate freedom of information requests and court rulings.

Czech MoD cancels suspect order of Jackal armored cars

Czech Position |
20 January 2012

Defense Ministry signed contract to buy British Jackal 2 all-terrain reconnaissance and assault vehicles for CZK 99 million without a public tender.

Gov't Temelín point man: build new nuclear plants on old army sites

Czech Position |
20 January 2012

In addition to building two new reactors at the Temelín nuclear power plant, the government is contemplating proposals to make nuclear power the source of up to 80% of the country's energy. Such a strategy would require building more nuclear plants, and a report reviewed by the government on Wednesday says military training grounds are the most-suitable potential sites.

Prague mayor seeks total sweep of ODS chapter leadership

Czech Position |
20 January 2012

Talks over who should head Civic Democrats' key Prague chapter in final stage; Mayor Svoboda openly seeks top leadership spot.

Deputies get off scot-free for breach of good manners

Czech Position |
19 January 2012

Is giving the finger to a fellow member of Parliament or calling him an idiot acceptable? It is in the Czech Republic, at least according to MPs themselves.

Czechs favour campaign spending limits, political consensus elusive

Czech Position |
19 January 2012

Center-right governing coalition has not fallen in with opposition Social Democrats' bill to regulate campaign spending by political parties.

Education minister gave neo-nationalist CZK 250,000 golden handshake

Czech Position |
18 January 2012

Though he 'resigned' under pressure, far-right civil servant Ladislav Bátora was quietly kept on and later given a redundancy package.

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