Politics

Embassy Urges Czech’s In US Book Flights Home

The Czech Embassy in the United States recommends Czech citizens book flights to Europe now as cancellations mount driving ticket prices up. The embassy confirmed that there will be a repatriation flight from Chicago to Prague next week. The flight is for Czech citizens unable to travel via commercial carriers. Foreign Minister Tomas Petricek said […]

Govt Approves Record Budget Deficit To Fight Coronavirus

The state budget deficit will increase from CZK 40 billion to CZK 200 billion. President Milos Zeman signed the amendment to the Budget Act. The rise in the deficit is in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Due to the projected economic downturn, there will be a revenue shortfall and additional expenditures to fight coronavirus. Budget […]

Zeman Associate Behind China’s Medical Supply Smuggling Ring

Chinese Embassy in Prague secretly purchased personal protective equipment Beginning in January, the Chinese embassy in Prague instructed thousands of Chinese citizens living in the Czech Republic to purchase personal protective equipment for shipment to China, Aktualne reports. At the beginning of March, the Security and Information Service warned the government that the Chinese Embassy […]