Articles for tag: Andrej Babiš, Capi hnizdo, Chamber of Deputies


Czech Lower House

STAN Out Of Lower House, TOP 09 May Follow

Prague, July 4 (CTK) – Two small centre-right opposition parties, TOP 09 and Mayors and Independents (STAN), would not defend their seats in the lower house of Czech parliament, according to the STEM poll released today that confirmed the dominant position of the ANO movement.   The latest STEM poll showed that the right-wing opposition ...


Czech President Milos Zeman

Fearing Zeman’s Wrath MP’s Block Novichok Debate

Prague, May 31 (CTK) – The Chamber of Deputies did not discuss the alleged production of the Novichok agent and President Milos Zeman’s words about it because opponents of the discussion today blocked the special lower house session provoked by the centre-right opposition.   Lower house chairman Radek Vondracek (ANO) indefinitely postponed the special session ...


Cryptocurrency mining rig

Pirate MP Caught Mining Cryptocurrency In Chamber Flat

Prague, May 25 (CTK) – Czech Pirate MP Tomas Vymazal was running a strange business in his official flat at the Chamber of Deputies’ facility in the Prague centre where he installed a high-performance computer to mine cryptocurrency, daily Lidove noviny (LN) writes today.   Vymazal’ activity was revealed because of high electricity bills that ...


Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis

ANO: Babis Only Candidate For Prime Minister

Prague, April 10 (CTK) – The deputies for Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis’s ANO still consider him the movement’s only candidate for the post of prime minister, head of the ANO deputy group Jaroslav Faltynek told journalists today.   This evening, Babis will meet President Milos Zeman to discuss further steps after the talks on ...



Chamber Of Deputies Fails To Incorporate EU Directives Into Law

Prague, April 9 (CTK) – The Czech Republic fell behind in the transposition of EU directives as 17 of them were not incorporated in its national legislation according to an assessment made in October 2017.   The Czech Republic is rather slow in transposing the directives, occupying the 21st position among European Union member states. ...


Andrej Babis and Milos Zeman

Opposition Calls On Zeman To Sack Babis

Prague, April 6 (CTK) – Somebody else should be given the chance of forming a regular cabinet with the support of the majority of the Czech parliament if the ANO movement head Andrej Babis is unable or not willing to do so, Petr Fiala, the right-wing opposition Civic Democrats (ODS) leader, has said.   Fiala, ...


Andrej Babis Jan Hamacek

Social Democrats (CSSD) Optimistic: Progress In Cabinet Talks With ANO

Prague, March 21 (CTK) – There is the will to find agreement on the part of both Prime Minister Andrej Babis’s ANO and the Czech Social Democrats (CSSD), Social Democrat leader Jan Hamacek said after their representatives’ talks about taxes and finances, which may result in the creation of a new government, today.   Personnel ...