Thursday, 19 October 2017

Politics

Aktuálně.cz: Liglass sponsored party close to Zeman

ČTK |
5 Oct 2017

The Czech company Liglass Trading CZ donated 200,000 crowns to the Party of Citizens' Rights (SPO), whose honorary chairman is President Miloš Zeman and whose former leader was Vratislav Mynář, head of Zeman's office, the news site Aktuálně.cz wrote on Wednesday, adding that both men later lobbied for the company to obtain a deal in Kyrgyzstan. The server has found out from SPO's annual report that the party received the money from Liglass last year.

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Poll: Czech students want Pirates to rule country

ČTK |
5 Oct 2017

The Pirates would rule the Czech Republic if secondary school students were to decide on the lineup of the next government, the fresh results of the simulated general election that the People in Need organisation provided to ČTK showed two weeks before the real election date.

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Czech Pirates want to win 10-percent of vote, says leader

ČTK |
3 Oct 2017

The Czech Pirates want not only to enter the Chamber of Deputies for the first time, but also to win at least 10 percent of the vote so that they can push through more of their programme, their leader Ivan Bartos has told CTK in an interview held three weeks before the general election.

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EconLab: The Greens have most honest financing of all political parties

ČTK |
3 Oct 2017

The Greens, Pirates and Communists (KSČM) have the clearest financing of all Czech parties when it comes to the link with the business sphere, economists from the EconLab association at Charles University told journalists on Monday.

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Poll: ANO's voter preferences stagnate, SPD, Pirates rising

ČTK |
2 Oct 2017

The ANO movement would win a Czech general election with 27 percent, if held now, followed by its government partner, the Social Democrats (CSSD), with 13.5 percent, according to a poll the Median agency released on Friday.

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Reflex: Election campaign is lacklustre, though much is at stake

ČTK |
29 Sep 2017

The Czech voter has not seen such a lacklustre election campaign for a long time, which is in a sharp contract with what is at stake in the forthcoming election to the Chamber of Deputies, Bohumil Pecinka writes in the weekly Reflex on Wednesday.

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Activists: Greens, Pirates are most open to LGBT rights

ČTK |
27 Sep 2017

The Czech Greens, followed by the Pirates and the ANO movement are the most open to the idea of marriages for all, including same-sex couples, and adoption of the biological child of one's homosexual partner, Adela Horakova, from the LGBT platform PROUD said on Wednesday.

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Poll: ANO easily leading in popularity

ČTK |
26 Sep 2017

A new poll by the CVVM agency suggests Babiš's ANO would win the election to the Chamber of Deputies with a large lead ahead of Social Democrats. The Pirates and the populist anti-Islam Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) would be the newcomers.

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Czech politicians appreciate Merkel's fourth victory

ČTK |
25 Sep 2017

Czech politicians, including PM Bohuslav Sobotka, have highlighted that the conservative Christian Democrats (CDU/CSU) led by Chancellor Angela Merkel succeeded in winning a German parliamentary election for the fourth time in a row on Sunday, according to the results estimates.

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ČSSD seeks out-of-court settlement of debt to Altner

ČTK |
22 Sep 2017

The Czech government Social Democrats (CSSD) have offered 180 million crowns in an out-of-court settlement to the heirs of the late lawyer Zdenek Altner in a dispute over a huge sum he claimed for his services to the party, Czech Radio reported on Thursday, citing three reliable sources.

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