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  • Dohnalova

    Interview with Radka Dohnalová

    Successful Czech leaders who gained their education and professional experience abroad and then they returned because they want to make a difference to their homeland from within represent another category that fits into the ambassadors without a diplomatic passport framework.  As was the case with personalities in preceding series, I chose Radka Dohnalová for several […]

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  • Yujin Kreves

    Yujin Kreves

    Yujin Kreves (chairman Young Kee Moon, www.yujinkreves.com) is world leading utensils and silverwares such as spoons, forks, and knives, manufacturing and exporting company. Through world-famous brands like WMF, Henkel, Cambridge (USA), Lennox (USA), products of Yujin Kreves are on the tables around the world. Yujin Kreves was established in 1996, and founded overseas manufacturing business “Yujin Vina” in Vietnam and started […]

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  • Jim Chang and Maureen Chang

    Tri-Culture

    My 14 years in the Czech Republic has made me aware of how important it is to get to know different cultures in today’s world. I have had the privilege of living in different places in Asia, US, and Europe both as an expat’s  life and working myself as well. When I first went to US from Taiwan 44 years ago, […]

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  • Sanjiv Suri

    Grateful for the opportunity

    A woman once went to Buddha and said  “I  want  Happiness“.  Buddha replied  “First  remove  the  ‘I’  -  that is  ego.  Then  remove  ‘want’  -  that is desire. See now you are left only with ‘Happiness’. I am realizing that it really can be as simple as that……and in this Newsletter I will share with […]

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  • Turban

    India – Lifestyle, final Part III

    The Indians love celebrations and a year in India is carried in the spirit of many celebrations and markets. Nearly every day there seems to be some social event that often stretches late into the night, where fasting and light feasting go hand in hand. Not only during celebrations but also in daily life, the […]

    25/09/2014 More
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Interviews

Dohnalova

Interview with Radka Dohnalová

Successful Czech leaders who gained their education and professional experience abroad and then they returned because they want to make a difference to their homeland from within represent another category that fits into the ambassadors without a diplomatic passport framework.  As was the case with personalities in preceding series, I chose Radka Dohnalová for several […]

25/09/2014 More
Yujin Kreves

Yujin Kreves

Yujin Kreves (chairman Young Kee Moon, www.yujinkreves.com) is world leading utensils and silverwares such as spoons, forks, and knives, manufacturing and exporting company. Through world-famous brands like WMF, Henkel, Cambridge (USA), Lennox (USA), products of Yujin Kreves are on the tables around the world. Yujin Kreves was established in 1996, and founded overseas manufacturing business “Yujin Vina” in Vietnam and started […]

25/09/2014 More

Contributors

Jim Chang and Maureen Chang

Tri-Culture

My 14 years in the Czech Republic has made me aware of how important it is to get to know different cultures in today’s world. I have had the privilege of living in different places in Asia, US, and Europe both as an expat’s  life and working myself as well. When I first went to US from Taiwan 44 years ago, […]

25/09/2014 More
Sanjiv Suri

Grateful for the opportunity

A woman once went to Buddha and said  “I  want  Happiness“.  Buddha replied  “First  remove  the  ‘I’  -  that is  ego.  Then  remove  ‘want’  -  that is desire. See now you are left only with ‘Happiness’. I am realizing that it really can be as simple as that……and in this Newsletter I will share with […]

25/09/2014 More

Business

Ales Graf

An Interview With Ing. Aleš Graf, MBA, Chairman of the Board, Centropol Holding a.s.

Ing. Aleš Graf, MBA, is the Chairman of the Board and sole owner of the companies associated in Centropol Holding a.s. Among these is CENTROPOL ENERGY a.s., one of the largest alternative suppliers of energy. He was included among the top 72 best managers in the Czech Republic for the year 2013. Mr. Graf, you received […]

10/09/2014 More
Past, Present, and Future of Korean Hiphop and B-boying dance, Poppin' HyunJoon

Past, Present, and Future of Korean Hiphop and B-boying dance, Poppin’ HyunJoon

One of the most well-known first generation of the street dancers in Korea, Poppin’ HyunJoon and his wife AeRi Park won an award at “2014 Creative Brand Award”  which was held by Korea CEO summit and supervised by CICON on the 29th of May. The couple was awarded in “Culture contents business sector”  for their […]

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Politics

European stocks rise as elections wrap up

European stocks rise as elections wrap up

European stock markets moved higher Monday as election results rolled in from the European Union and Ukraine. Germany’s DAX index led the way with a 1.3% rise. Spain’s IBEX gained 1.2%, while France’s CAC 40 added 0.8%. The euro recovered from earlier declines against the dollar.

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Banned! 7 things you won't find in China

Banned! 7 things you won’t find in China

Change is afoot in China. Its leaders have promised a decisive role for markets in the huge economy, and recently lifted a 14-year ban on games consoles. But in many areas, there’s still a long way to go.

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Culture

Turban

India – Lifestyle, final Part III

The Indians love celebrations and a year in India is carried in the spirit of many celebrations and markets. Nearly every day there seems to be some social event that often stretches late into the night, where fasting and light feasting go hand in hand. Not only during celebrations but also in daily life, the […]

25/09/2014 More
20 let stylově: Jako dárek k 20. narozeninám věnuje PKF – Prague Philharmonia svým posluchačům exkluzivní koncertní trilogii; zve na hvězdnou Kate Royal a další pěveckou i dirigentskou elitu

20 let stylově: Jako dárek k 20. narozeninám věnuje PKF – Prague Philharmonia svým posluchačům exkluzivní koncertní trilogii; zve na hvězdnou Kate Royal a další pěveckou i dirigentskou elitu

V Praze, 16. září – Na nesmělé začátky, první koncerty, stejně jako na uplynulé dvě dekády své existence zavzpomíná za necelé dva týdny ambasador domácí i světové klasiky, orchestr PKF – Prague Philharmonia. Těleso, jež formuje českou i zahraniční hudební scénu již úctyhodných dvacet let, podaruje u příležitosti tohoto jubilea své posluchače poutavou a pečlivě […]

16/09/2014 More

Science

This Man Imagined The Internet In 1895

This Man Imagined The Internet In 1895

The Internet is a whole lot older than we originally thought.According to a new book, titled “Cataloguing The World,” a little-known Belgian entrepreneur named Paul Otlet envisioned a world wide web well before the computer (and the actual World Wide Web) was invented.

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Look, no driver: Google's new car

Look, no driver: Google’s new car

Google has revealed a prototype of its latest driverless car — and this one doesn’t even have a steering wheel.The car will only have a stop and go button. No steering wheel. No pedals. 

28/05/2014 | 0 Comments More

Other Recent Posts

Turban

Indie – životní styl, část III.

Indové zbožňují oslavy a rok v Indii se nese ve znamení velkého množství veselic a trhů. Bezmála každý den se koná nějaká náboženská nebo společenská událost, která trvá mnohdy dlouho do noci, kde půst jde ruku v ruce s lehkým hodováním. Nejen při oslavách, ale i v každodenním životě se Indové oblékají do tradičních univerzálních […]

25/09/2014 More
Civil Service Act: They would like to but they are afraid to

Civil Service Act: They would like to but they are afraid to

Despite – or even perhaps because – of what is prescribed by the EU to the Czech Republic in an array of areas, from public transport to agriculture, such requirements are very mild for the Civil Service Act… Essentially the legislative adaptation of the Civil Service Act is not coming from EU regulation but it […]

25/09/2014 More
Honesty pays

Honesty pays

RAISING STANDARDS DELIVERS REWARDS According to the Czech Ministry of Trade, “Czech companies have a reputation of reliable partners and suppliers of high quality products, technologies and services.”  That’s good news if it was really true.  But the harsh fact is that this country ranks at only 57 in Transparency International’s latest corruption index.  And […]

24/09/2014 More
muntean

Strategic media relations for summertime

In 2013, the media industry went through a deep transformation. According to recent studies, it was one of the most dynamic years in terms of mergers and acquisitions: more than half of the respondents addressed by AD Media, a global advertising agency, were approached by a strategic buyer in 2013; one in three respondents were […]

24/09/2014 More
 Future MEPs were briefed by CEBRE founders

Future MEPs were briefed by CEBRE founders

Before May elections of the new Members of the European Parliament, CEBRE founders (Czech Chamber of Commerce, Confederation of Industry, Confederation of Employers´ and Entrepreneurs Associations) discussed their priorities regarding EU affairs with the Czech candidates on 31st March, 2014. The main message was that there is a need to join forces when defending national […]

22/09/2014 More
An interview with Christoph Kraemer, European Communications Director, Ashley Madison

An interview with Christoph Kraemer, European Communications Director, Ashley Madison

“The model of monogamous marriage is not working.” Christoph Kraemer is European Communications Director at extramarital dating site AshleyMadison.com. The second biggest paid dating site in the world, Ashley Madison has attracted huge numbers of users but also – not unexpectedly – a fair share of controversy. Unabashed, the company has recently expanded its operations […]

17/09/2014 More
dlabajova

Interview with MEPs Kateřina Konečná and Martina Dlabajová

MEP KATEŘINA KONEČNÁ: Czech citizens need to see concrete positive results. Only after that, they may overcome their scepticism vis-à-vis the European Union.  After graduating from Masaryk University she became the youngest member of the Czech Chamber of Deputies in 2002. As a Member of the Czech Communist party, her long-lasting interest in politics brought […]

16/09/2014 More