Articles for tag: Prague

Matt Atlas

Tesla Launches Prague Service Center

Tesla is gradually expanding its presence in Europe and they are adding locations in Czech Republic and Iceland.   The automaker is already covering most of Europe, but there are still many smaller European auto markets where Tesla is not directly selling and servicing its vehicles — mainly in Eastern Europe.   In the Czech ...


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Cardinal Duka: Communist’s Proposed Money Grab ‘Scandalous’

Velehrad, South Moravia, July 7 (CTK) – The Communists’ demands that the property returned to churches confiscated from them by the Communist regime should be taxed are scandalous, Prague Archbishop Cardinal Dominik Duka told journalists today.   If the property is taxed, the churches will defend themselves in court, Duka said.   On Wednesday, a ...


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Trump’s Alt-Right Adviser Bannon To Visit Prague Next Week

Prague, May 14 (CTK) – Stephen Bannon, former strategic adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, will arrive in the Czech Republic next week to attend a debate on the 2016 election battle between Trump and Hillary Clinton to be held by the CEVRO Institute, its director Alexandr Vondra told CTK today.   Bannon will discuss ...


Poisoned Russian Double Agent Skripal Made Secret Trip To Prague

Prague, May 13 (CTK) – Double agent Sergei Skripal, poisoned by the Novichok agent in Britain this March, was secretly in Prague in 2012 and he met representatives of Czech security forces at least once in Britain, the weekly Respekt said on its webpage today.   Respekt writes its sources do not think the attack ...


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Prague Taxi Drivers Revolt: Protest Governments Uber Deal

Prague/Brno, May 2 (CTK) – The Association of Czech Taxi Drivers has called a protest rally against a memorandum signed by the government and Uber representatives on Monday, with the protest to be held in Cestlice near Prague on Friday morning, the association said on Facebook.   The association is criticising the fact that Uber ...


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Zeman Faces Backlash Over Sale Of State Assets To China

Prague, May 2 (CTK) – Czech politicians have finally realised that China has been investing in the country with the aim to swap money for power and they are preparing a bill enabling to assess Chinese investment projects and protect Czech know-how, Julie Hrstkova writes in daily Hospodarske noviny (HN) today.   Officially opening Czech ...


Avast Plans Kc82 Billion Listing On London Stock Exchange

Prague/London, April 12 (CTK) – Avast, originally a Czech security software company, wants to acquire some USD200m in May by listing a share issue on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), the company said in a press release today.   Avast thus plans to cut debts and finance its further growth.   According to information from ...


Seasonal Jobs Spur Decline In Unemployment

Prague, April 8 (CTK) – The Czech Republic’s unemployment rate decreased to 3.5 percent in March from 3.7 percent in February, according to estimates of analysts approached by CTK.   The drop was caused by economic growth together with demand for employees and start of seasonal jobs.   The Employment Office will release employment data ...


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Retail Sales Slide: Down 6% Year Over Year

Prague, April 6 (CTK) – Czech retail sales, excluding motor vehicles, decelerated their annual growth to 6 percent in February, down from the revised 8.4 percent in January, and a rise in sales via mail order houses and via Internet had the biggest impact, the Czech Statistical Office (CSU) said today.   The 6 percent ...