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How Has the Eurozone Debt Crisis Affected the Czech Republic?

The Eurozone debt crisis is still the elephant in the room and still affecting a majority of European countries – even those that don’t outwardly show signs of distress. However, even countries outside of the euro have seen undue distress due to the crisis. The Czech Republic was all set to adopt the EUR –… Keep Reading

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Marriage For All Comes to Czech Chamber of Deputies

Prague, Czech Republic — The lower house of the Czech Parliament is set to debate the legalization of same-sex marriage. On Wednesday, 31 October, marriage equality is for the first time in history guaranteed to be on the agenda of the 20th meeting of the Chamber of Deputies. The opening of this debate item will… 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

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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

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Banned Workers’ Party Takes to the Streets

On the 28th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, the Banned Workers’ Party Takes to the Streets This past Friday, November 17th, marked the 28th anniversary of the 1989 Velvet Revolution, the peoples’ peaceful uprising that had brought 40 years of Communist totalitarianism to an end. Many commemorated the event by taking to the streets, exercising… Keep Reading

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National Technical Museum exhibits old railroad cars

National Technical Museum has an exhibition of old railroad cars open to the public from June 1st to October 29th. The former engine depot of the Czech railway system contains over one hundred pieces of rolling stock and other items of railroad technology. Opening hours: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm The… Keep Reading

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World’s best marmalade may become harder to come by

Czech entrepreneur retakes control of business for fear of ‘bashing out … products en masse’ Blanka Milfaitová’s delicious marmalades have received a number of international awards and are successfully sold abroad, but she recently decided to limit her production in order to regain full control, the daily Mladá fronta Dnes (MfD) writes today. Blanka, born… Keep Reading

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Czech expert says sperm quality is not declining

Data in previous research has been misinterpreted and repeated The shared view that the quality of human sperm has been declining is erroneous, based on outdated research methods and misinterpretation of previous research results, Czech embryologist Pavel Trávník says. Trávník, an expert in fertility defects who works in Repromeda, a Brno-based center of reproduction medicine… Keep Reading

Czech beer fest
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Most Czechs satisfied with life

Long term polls show an upward trend for the stereotypically dour nation Czechs aren’t known for being the most optimistic bunch, but most are satisfied with their lives. Some 71% are mostly satisfied, and another 28% are somewhat satisfied with life in general, a poll conducted in February by CVVM showed. Less than a quarter… Keep Reading

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Hindus urge Czech brewery not to use Lord Ganesha image

Upset Hindus are urging Náchod (Czechia) based award-winning Primator Brewery to not use Hindu deity Lord Ganesha’s image on its IPA beer bottles, calling it highly inappropriate. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that inappropriate usage of Hindu deities or concepts or symbols for commercial or other agenda was not… Keep Reading

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