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International Charles IV exhibition set for anniversary
Culture

International Charles IV exhibition set for anniversary

National Gallery exhibition will be the first to show Charles IV’s crown from Aachen Jiří Fajt, general director of the National Gallery in Prague, and representatives of two German museums signed an agreement on cooperation on the international exhibition Charles IV 1316–1378. The Czech-Bavarian exhibition is under the auspices of prime ministers of the two… Keep Reading

Crocodile invading drug scene
Czech News

Crocodile invading drug scene

Dangerous drug is coming from Poland, further east Prague, Aug 8 (ČTK) — A new kind of narcotic, dubbed “crocodile,” has reached the Czech Republic, daily Lidové noviny (LN) writes today, adding that this is an extremely dangerous drug that is mainly coming from the East, former Soviet countries and China. “I know of it,… Keep Reading

New EU laws
EU News

Fact sheet: Stronger data protection rules for Europe

Changes to data protection are currently working their way through the EU process The EU press office released the following fact sheet to explain the pending changes to data protection rules: Luxembourg, June 15, 2015 — More than 90 percent of Europeans are concerned about mobile apps collecting their data without their consent. Today, an… Keep Reading

Aeromobil
Technology

Flying car Aeromobil prototype crashes in Slovakia

Inventor has been working on Jetsons-type vehicle for 25 years Bratislava, May 9 (ČTK) — The prototype of a unique flying car crashed in Nitra, west Slovakia, on Friday, but its pilot and inventor Štefan Klein suffered only light injuries since he activated a parachute in time, Slovak media have reported. When the engine was… Keep Reading

borneo-forest-esa
Technology

Norway funds project to monitor forests

New software will ensure fast processing of satellite data for developing countries Norway and FAO have signed a NOK 35 million (around $4.5 million) partnership agreement to improve the capacity of developing countries to monitor and report on their forest resources and changes in forest area. The project will facilitate countries’ access to earth observation… Keep Reading

golem meyrink
Culture

Prague library to digitize works of Czech Jewish authors

Gustav Meyrink, Otokar Fischer and David Popper among those is collection Prague, April 12 (ČTK) — Works of Prague Jewish writers and composers of the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries owned by the Prague Municipal Library will be available in digital form thanks to a project covered from European subsidies, the library’s spokeswoman… Keep Reading

cernin-palace
Czech News

MfD: Czech diplomacy hiring former spies

Former intelligence service members are getting ambassadorial posts Prague, April 4 (ČTK) — The Czech state has started taking interest in what will be done by its veteran intelligence service employees, offering them posts in its diplomatic service, daily Mladá fronta Dnes (MfD) writes today. This is exemplified by the case of Miroslav Toman, former… Keep Reading

Focus on SEO needed in 2016
Technology

Focus on SEO needed in 2015

Companies have to focus on local Search Engine Optimization to be successful in business You will hear a lot of things about search engine optimization. Some people will tell you that you have to forget about it since direct marketing is the future while others will tell you that SEO will work since Google has… Keep Reading

chp-plant
Technology

District energy potential for a low carbon economy

The EU offers support for changing to sustainable heating and cooling systems As sustainable energy moves up the political agenda, low carbon solutions for heating and cooling (almost 50 percent of the total energy consumed in Europe) are increasingly important. Analyzing European energy security in response to potential disruption in gas supplies, last autumn the… Keep Reading

Russian president Viladimir Putin meets Ukranian president Petro Poroshenko in Minsk with Angela Merkel
World News

Full text: Joint declaration on the Ukraine ceasefire

A joint statement by all participants was released by the German government press and information office Full text of the joint statement: Declaration by the President of the Russian Federation, the President of the Ukraine, the President of the French Republic and the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany in support of the “Package… Keep Reading

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