Sunday, 22 October 2017

Politics

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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ANO, ČSSD leaders to meet in TV duel on eve of Czech elections

ČTK |
22 Sep 2017

The election leaders of the two strongest Czech parties, Andrej Babiš (ANO) and Lubomír Zaorálek (ČSSD), will meet in a TV Nova political duel to be held on the eve of the general election due on October 20-21.

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The tangled affairs of the probable next Czech prime minister

The Economist |
22 September 2017

Andrej Babis, a billionaire industrialist turned politician, has multiple conflicts of interest

Babiš's book violates election campaign rules, ANO faces fine

ČTK |
21 Sep 2017

The new Czech office supervising the financial affairs of political parties launched administrative proceedings against the ANO movement over a book in which its leader Andrej Babiš presents his political vision, Czech Radio (ČRo) reported.

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