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January 11, 2013
ČTK The Czechs who will join the newly- introduced pension reform and start transferring a part of their compulsory social contributions from the state pay-as-you-go system to private pension funds have to reckon with a lower pension from the...
January 11, 2013
ČTK Health Minister Leoš Heger is preparing a new bill that would completely ban smoking in restaurants, except for their open-air premises, and also the sale of cigarettes and alcohol through vending machines and at...
January 11, 2013
ČTK Social Democrats want to stage a no-confidence vote in the Czech cabinet over the amnesty declared by President Václav Klaus and counter-signed by Prime Minister Petr Nečas next week, party leader Bohuslav Sobotka said.
January 11, 2013
ČTK The biggest Buddhist centre in the Czech Republic is being built in a former factory in the Holešovice district in Prague, organiser Jan Matuška told ČTK Tuesday.
January 11, 2013
ČTK Lawyer Milan Hulik Tuesday filed a complaint about Czech presidential candidate Miloš Zeman (Party of Citizens' Rights, SPOZ) and members of his election committee demanding that he release data on all sponsors who have contributed to his...
January 11, 2013
ČTK A total of 1,103 people aged 100 or more, including 920 women and 183 men, live in the Czech Republic now and further 466 people are to turn 100 this year, Social Security Administration's data show.
January 11, 2013
ČTK Four Czech military specialists will leave for a NATO mission on the Turkish-Syrian border on Thursday to protect Turkey against the Syrian regime, server Lidovky.cz wrote Monday.
January 11, 2013
ČTK Forests attacked by bark-beetle can fully recover without any human intervention and felling, according to analyses submitted by representatives of the Bavarian Forest, neighbouring with the Czech Šumava National Park (NPS), and the Czech...
January 11, 2013
ČTK Inhabitants of German Saxony fear a crime rise in border areas over the release of prisoners in the neighbouring Czech Republic within the presidential amnesty these days, the Bild German daily reports Monday.
January 11, 2013
ČTK ČSSD chairman Bohuslav Sobotka has asked fellow party leaders to sign an appeal to the ČSSD members to vote for the party's candidate, senator Jiří Dienstbier, in the forthcoming direct presidential election.

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