Thursday, 13 December 2018

Politics

Maláčová: Government will seek consensus to pass budget

Prague Daily Monitor |
24 Sep 2018

Jana Malacova (CSSD), Minister for Labour and Social Affairs told Television Prima, that the ruling coalition would seek support to pass the budget bill for 2019. She added that ANO and CSSD would probably work with the Communists (KSCM) to do so.

Petříček's nomination as FM should not be a problem

Prague Daily Monitor |
24 Sep 2018

Jan Chvojka who is the parliamentary leader of the ČSSD, told television host Václav Moravec on his show on Czech Television over the weekend, that President Miloš Zeman had agreed to sign off on Tomáš Petříček's nomination as foreign minister.

Bizarre election campaign videos circulate on social media as municipal elections approach

Brno Daily |
24 September 2018

The campaign videos of candidates for the upcoming regional elections have caught the public interest and sparked a lot of debate on social media.

Which parties are running in Brno's municipal elections

Brno Daily |
21 September 2018

The fast-approaching elections (Oct.5-6) will decide the members of local councils in the city's 29 districts and of Brno City Council, which has 55 members. EU nationals residing in the Czech Republic with temporary or permanent residence and registered to their local electoral roll are eligible to vote in communal elections.

Čižinský says there is corruption at Prague City Hall

Prague Daily Monitor |
21 Sep 2018

Jan Čižinský the leader of the citizen's movement Praha sobe which is contesting the communal elections in Prague told DVTV on Thursday that there was a lot of corruption at city hall in Prague. He added that change would not be possible with the ODS and ANO, and Praha sobě would not form a coalition with them if it were given the option.

Poche: Either Babiš broke the coalition agreement or Zeman subverted the constitution

Prague Daily Monitor |
20 Sep 2018

MEP Miroslav Poche (CSSD) who is currently a Political Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told Czech TV in a hard-hitting interview on Monday night, that both PM Andrej Babis and President Milos Zeman were wrong in not appointing him as Minister, after he was nominated by the CSSD for the role.

TOP 09 fails with Syrian orphan resolution

Prague Daily Monitor |
20 Sep 2018

TOP 09 failed in parliament on Wednesday to pass a resolution in the lower house requesting the government to accept 50 Syrian orphans.

Hamáček suggests Tomáš Petříček as Foreign Minister to Babiš

Prague Daily Monitor |
19 Sep 2018

Deputy Prime Minister and acting Foreign Minister Jan Hamáček, who leads the Social Democrats in the governing coalition, wrote to PM Andrej Babiš on Tuesday, and asked him to nominate Tomáš Petříček as Foreign Minister.

Czech PM accuses Pirate Party of mining Bitcoin

Bitcoinist |
19 September 2018

Bitcoin mining became the subject of an unexpected political clash in the Czech Republic. The Prime Minister accused his opposition, the Czech Pirate Party, of doing nothing useful in the IT sector other than mining Bitcoin.

Voting requirements for expats

Prague TV |
18 September 2018

Municipal elections are coming up Oct. 5 and 6. Expats from European Union countries can vote, provided they have a temporary or permanent residence in the Czech Republic and they are 18 years of age by the last day of the elections.

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