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Royal London Hospital
Posted on in EU News

UK Patient Care is Being Impacted by a Shortage of Nurses

Across the United Kingdom and the European Union, healthcare is taking a hit – and not because nurses and medical staff are not properly trained. Instead, healthcare staff is in short supply, and there are simply not enough nurses to handle the aging population around the world. England has expanded the number of doctors by… Keep Reading

Mazen Maalouf
Posted on in Culture

Mazen Maarouf: The Poems of an Exiled Palestinian in Prague

You are cordially invited to an evening with Mazen Maarouf, a Palestinian author living in Iceland, on Monday 17th September at 7 pm in the salon of Café Kampus (Náprstkova 10, Praha 1). Mazen will be presented by Alexandra Büchler of Literature Across Frontiers and will read his poems and a short story in Arabic… Keep Reading

Video Streaming
Posted on in Cinema

Are Video Streaming Services Killing Cinema?

Cinema attendances dropped to a 25 year low in 2017. In the Czech Republic, the number of cinema-goers fell 2.5%, from 15.6 million in 2016 to 15.2 million in 2017. In Canada and the U.S., ticket sales fell 5.8% in 2017, the lowest cinema attendance in North America since 1992. In the UK, August which… Keep Reading

Czech law court trial
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Czech Judge Rules to Extradite Hacker To America

In a high-stakes, divorce-like custody case between Russia and America, a Czech judge has made a decision. If the case in question is like an international tug-of-war between the two big nations, the judge sent the rope to the USA. An American Gulfstream V landed in Prague on March 24, 2018. It left Václav Havel… Keep Reading

Trump - Moon Jae-in meeting
Posted on in World News

Why The U.S. May Need To Choose Between Japan And South Korea

The United States, Japan, and South Korea. There was never any question of the latter two being key Asian allies of the superpower. But for the US to have to choose between Tokyo and Seoul sounds unthinkable. The US is synonymous with invincibility, indestructibility. And then again, there was 9/11. Japan and the Republic of… Keep Reading

Czech Republic explosion
Posted on in Czech News

Breaking: Explosion near Prague, six dead and many injured

An explosion at a chemical compound in the Kralupy nad Vltavou which is located 20 km northwest of Prague killed six people and injured several others, according to the local media reports. A spokesman for Unipetrol, which operates a Synthos facility at the chemical plant, said the “extraordinary event occurred on our premises.” Fire spokeswoman… Keep Reading

ZMG Construction
Posted on in Business

ZMG Construction Exemplifies the Necessity of Ethics

According to the dictionary definition, ethics are portrayed as moral principles that govern behavior. In other words, they include all the intrinsic motivation and thought processes that drive people towards their decisions. In real life, that can be the difference between someone running a business without any sense of sympathy for the environment and someone… Keep Reading

wonga
Posted on in Business

Online Lending Market Growth Continues With Spanish Purchase

The lucrative, albeit controversial online lending market has experienced a significant boon over the years. The massive popularity and digital accessibility of these loans have been well publicised in the press lately, primarily due to many reforms that have rolled out internationally to protect customers. A plethora of small lenders were culled out of business… Keep Reading

Trump caricature
Posted on in EU News

Doctors and Nurses Criticize Trump’s NHS Comments

United States President Donald Trump criticized the NHS on Twitter on Monday. “The Democrats are pushing for Universal HealthCare while thousands of people are marching in the UK because their U system is going broke and not working. Dems want to raise taxes for really bad and non-personal medical care. No thanks!” he tweeted. The… Keep Reading

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