Articles for category: Politics

Petr Dubinsky

Czech Republic, Taiwan Plan Direct Flights

Prague Mayor Zdeněk Hřib (Pirates) thanked Taiwan for its cooperation today after talks with Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu. The mayor negotiated with Wu, among other things, on a direct line between the capitals of the Czech Republic and Taiwan. He also handed over a commemorative coin depicting the Prague Astronomical Clock to the Minister ...

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Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Praises Havel, Kubera And Vystrčil

Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu praised former Czech President Vaclav Havel and former and current Senate Speakers Jaroslav Kuber and Milos Vystrcil (both ODS) in Prague today for their democratic values. At the international conference on its cooperation with Taiwan, he also highlighted the Czech Republic as a trading partner and a country that supports the ...

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Vojtech Urges Czechs To Get Vaccinated As Infections Soar

According to the Minister of Health Adam Vojtěch (for YES), the covid-19 epidemic in the Czech Republic has become an epidemic of the unvaccinated. According to data on the spread of the disease in October, 74 percent are positive and 63 percent are hospitalized. If vaccination coverage increased, it would be possible to repeal “maybe tomorrow” all anti-epidemic measures, ...

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Czech Republic, Taiwan Sign Cooperation Agreements

Representatives of the Czech Republic and Taiwan signed five new memoranda to expand their cooperation in Internet security, the space industry, the development of catalyst technologies or precision engineering. This was announced after the Czech-Taiwanese trade meeting in Prague by the Minister and Chairman of the National Development Council of Taiwan, Kchung Ming-sin, who led the ...

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Andrej Babis

Prosecutor Calls For Babis To Be Stripped Of Immunity

 The supervising public prosecutor Jaroslav Šaroch will ask the deputy to extradite Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) to prosecute in the Stork’s Nest case only after the inaugural meeting of the new Chamber of Deputies. A spokesman for the Prague City Public Prosecutor’s Office, Aleš Cimbala, told ČTK. Šaroch was originally supposed to decide on the police’s ...

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Lawmakers Move To Strip Zeman Of Powers

According to the Senate Constitutional Commission, the conditions for the transfer of the powers of the President were fulfilled due to the state of health of Miloš Zeman. The Senate should decide on the transfer of powers to the Prime Minister and the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies before the lower house of parliament, by ...

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Babis Calls For Mynar To Resign

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš called on Zeman’s Chief of Staff, Vratislav Mynář, to resign. If Mynář does not do so, after activating Article 66, Babiš would make any personnel changes himself, he told iDNES.cz. Babiš said that he did not address Mynář or is not going to do so, according to him it is a public challenge. According ...

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Opposition Name Nominee For President Of The Chamber Of Deputies

The candidate of the coalitions Together (ODS, KDU-ČSL, TOP 09) and Pirates with Mayors and Independents (STAN) for the post of President of the new Chamber of Deputies will be the head of TOP 09 Markéta Pekarová Adamová. This was announced by the chairman of the ODS, Petr Fiala. He also added that the incumbent government of ...

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Police Investigate Mynar’s Silence On Zeman’s Health

The police will start an investigation into a possible illegal act, in which signs of crimes against the republic can be seen. She stated this on Twitter in connection with information that was heard at Monday’s press conference of the Senate. She added that she could not provide further information now. Senate President Miloš Vystrčil (ODS) said on Monday ...