Monday, 23 October 2017
Politics | Radio Prague

The political map has been redrawn with elections that have seen ANO triumph, Okamura and the Pirates score big and the Social Democrats collapse. ANO came first in every single region in the country and have 78 mandates in the 200-seat lower house. If they entered into government with the Civic Democrats (with 25) they would not require the traditional third coalition partner.

Politics | Radio Prague

ANO have begun speaking to other groupings, but with so many parties cool on cooperating with Andrej Babiš a way forward seems elusive.



Politics | ČTK

President Miloš Zeman will name ANO's Andrej Babiš the new prime minister, Zeman said in an interview with the site on Sunday. He said he would change his mind only if Babiš were not interested in the prime minister's post.

Politics | ČTK

West European media wrote on Sunday about what they call a new era after the Czech October 20-21 general election that has changed the country's long-lasting political setup.

Politics | ČTK

MEP Jiří Pospíšil applied for TOP 09 membership in the wake of the October 20-21 general election in which the party led by Miroslav Kalousek suffered a defeat, telling ČTK that it is too early to speak of his running for TOP 09 chairman.

Business | Prague TV

Famous Czech personalities will be used to promote tourism to the regions. CzechTourism and the Ministry of Regional Development will launch a new campaign called Ambassador with a budget of CZK 22.5 million.

Business | Prague Leadership Institute

For every complex problem, there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong. A quote that sums up the wave of populism that is impacting governments around the world today.

Arts | Prague TV

The National Gallery opened five new installations at Veletržní palác for the fall season. The highlight is Manifesto, a series of videos by Berlin artist Julian Rosefeldt starring actress Cate Blanchett in 13 videos shown simultaneously.

Life | Prague TV

The Christmas tree that will be the centerpiece of the Christmas market in Prague's Old Town Square has been chosen. The selected tree grows in the open air near the Berounka river in Roztoky u Křivoklátu.

Prague | Prague TV

The renovation of the State Opera is in full swing, and actors should return to the stage in 2019/20 season. The building closed in July 2016, and renovations work began in March 2017. The budget for the project is CZK 858 million.

Life | Prague TV

This year's Halloween looks like to be a busy one. Prague puts on a number of great Halloween parties and other related events in the time around October 31st.

Opinion | ČTK

Czechs have completely rewritten the country's political map in the October 20-21 general election, which saw an increased number of voters who do not care about ideologies but find a strong leader important, domestic news sites agree in their commentaries published on Sunday.