Wednesday, 20 February 2019
Business | Prague TV

The Czech Republic has some of the most expensive phone data packages in Europe, but it looks like the government won't be trying to lower the rates. The high cost of mobile service has long been an issue. Prime Minister Andrej Babiš previously called for intervention, but current Industry and Trade Minister Marta Nováková now says it is up to the open market to set rates.

Business | Radio Prague

Czech officials are gearing up for negotiations with European Commission representatives on how much money the Czech Republic may draw from EU regional development funds in 2021-2027 and what the funds may be used for. The talks are due to begin in a fortnight's time and the Czech Republic is the first EU member state to undergo them.



 

 

Business | Radio Prague

PM Andrej Babiš is currently on an official visit to Israel, meeting with his counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu and has high hopes for strengthening what he says is a "strategic partnership". Irena Kalhousová, an expert on Czech-Israeli relations from the London School of Economics, talks about what makes the relationship special.

Business | Radio Prague

A free global network for poets and poetry lovers, developed in the Czech Republic, has recently been launched in the United States. Called Poetizer, it allows its users to publish and share their poems and aims to serve as an alternative to the existing social platforms, such as Facebook and Instagram.

Business | Prague TV

The Tesco building at Národní třída has been sold and will be renovated. The MY Národní building was bought by Amádeus Real. Details of the purchase were not disclosed. The store should remain in operation during the renovations.

Business | Prague Connect

A conference organized by the Czech Management Association in co-operation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will focus on topics such as entrepreneurial culture, economic efficiency or working conditions for foreign managers in the Czech Republic.

Business | Brno Daily

February data released by the Czech Statistical Office has revealed that the Consumer Price Index (CPI), a figure that tracks the overall cost of living in the Czech economy, has risen by 2.5% year-on-year from last January, and 1% in the last month alone.

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Cinema | Prague TV

Three recent films will show a different side of life in the Middle East. The small festival Arabian Nights will run Feb. 21–24 at kino Lucerna with three films plus a debate in English with some of the filmmakers and other guests.

Cinema | Prague TV

An exhibition showcasing the artwork of animation studio Pixar is at Křižík Pavillion E at Výstaviště until May 26. Pixar – 30 Years of Animation has been traveling around the world and is an official touring exhibition from the studio.

Cinema | Radio Prague

More than sixty years after its premiere, a unique Czech documentary from Tibet, made in the early 1950s, returns to Czech cinemas. It brings a unique testimony of places that have long been destroyed by the Chinese Cultural Revolution.

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Arts | Prague TV
Arts | Prague TV