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  • The Foundation of the Czech Business Club in the United Arab Emirates

    The Foundation of the Czech Business Club in the United Arab Emirates

    Those members of the Czech business community living in the United Arab Emirates met at the Emirates Golf Club on May 28, 2014 to found the Czech Business Club. Among others, the Czech Republic‘s Ambassador to the UAE, Ing. Jaroslav Ludva, was present at the program, which included the election of a President. The proposed […]

    August 26, 2014 More
  • Pavel Foubik

    Interview with Pavel Foubík

    “There are many people who know how to make money, but that’s just one of the many prerequisites of success.” A successful businessman, co-founder of the BRUDRA brand and the first President of the Czech Business Club in the United Arab Emirates, in an interview concerning his beginnings as well as the goals of the […]

    August 25, 2014 More
  • Natali Ruden: Make love not war

    Natali Ruden: Make love not war

    On April 28, fashion designer Natali Ruden presented her latest collection called Make Love Not War at the Občanská plovárna riverside restaurant and club. Ruden drew attention with her fashion creations that are unusual among Czech designers, as well a her visual and artistic impression. After a short break, the designer got back to designing […]

    August 21, 2014 More
  • Gala Evening of the Zlatá koruna Compettion

    Gala Evening of the Zlatá koruna Compettion

    On June 10, 2014, Zlatá koruna awarded the prizes for the best financial products of the year. The awards were held for the twelfth time already. The gala evening during which the prizes were awarded in all 18 categories took place in TOP HOTEL Praha, and was moderated by Václav Moravec and Barbora Černošková. Among […]

    August 21, 2014 More
  • Jiří Postolka from North Bohemia Coal Mines was awarded the prestigious prize Financial Director of the Year for 2013

    Jiří Postolka from North Bohemia Coal Mines was awarded the prestigious prize Financial Director of the Year for 2013

    Holder of the annual prize “CFO of the Year 2013” was announced on CFO session held on April 9 in the Grand Hotel Bohemia in Prague. The winner of the ninth year is Jiří Postolka, the CFO in North Bohemia Coal Mines. The second position was successfully defended by Thomas Merker from RWE GasNet. The […]

    August 13, 2014 More
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Pavel Foubik

Interview with Pavel Foubík

“There are many people who know how to make money, but that’s just one of the many prerequisites of success.” A successful businessman, co-founder of the BRUDRA brand and the first President of the Czech Business Club in the United Arab Emirates, in an interview concerning his beginnings as well as the goals of the […]

August 25, 2014 More
Antonín Prachař

Interview with Antonín Prachař, the Minister for Transport

Antonín Prachař has been active in the field of transport already since his studies. In 1991, he founded a successful company for international transport and shipping called Omega servis. Furthermore, he used to be the vice-president of the Česmad Bohemia Association, the president of the Transfrigoroute Bohemia company or the chairman Česmad Bohemia’s commission for […]

August 8, 2014 More

Contributors

BALANCE: The Business-Life Connection Part V

BALANCE: The Business-Life Connection Part V

Part V: “Inept” Student Wins Nobel Prize! “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” Mahatma Gandhi KEY CONCEPTS: It is critical that parents and educators pay attention to young children and the discovery of their fundamental Essence—that special thing that they do well and like to […]

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Gender Integration is taking momentum

Gender Integration is taking momentum

New trend of male leadership actively involved in promoting women. Shifts of perception and social behaviors take time. They also need champions who decide to re-examine what I call present state scenarios to envision ideal state possibilities. This is the case with gender integration and the advocacy from male leaders in the promotion, retention, and […]

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Business

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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How To Make The Perfect First Impression

How To Make The Perfect First Impression

Can we really judge a book by its cover? When it comes to making snap judgments about others, it turns out, we may be pretty good at doing just that.

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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.

May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Culture

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Concerts of Prague Philharmonia in the season

In the 2014–2015 season the PKF – Prague Philharmonia will reinforce the ongoing success of its traditional selection of concerts, welcome a Prague Spring winner, and deliver two new recordings

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Prague Philgarmonia celebrates its 20th anniversary

The PKF – Prague Philharmonia celebrates its 20th anniversary this season, arranges an exquisite program, attracts such artists as Kate Royal, Isabelle Faust, and Mischa Maisky and bids farewell to its chief conductor

June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments 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. 

May 28, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Other Recent Posts

Pavel Foubik

Rozhovor s Pavlem Foubíkem

„Peníze dokáže vydělat spousta lidí, ale je to jen jeden z mnoha předpokladů úspěchu.“ Úspěšný podnikatel, spoluzakladatel značky BRUDRA a historicky první prezidentem Czech Business Clubu ve Spojených arabských emirátech v rozhovoru o svých začátcích i o tom, co je cílem první platformy k setkávání podnikatelů v Dubaji. Pane doktore, nemohu jinak než začít aktualitou.  Na konci května jste […]

August 25, 2014 More
Antonín Prachař

Rozhovor s ministrem dopravy, Antonínem Prachařem

Antonín Prachař se věnuje oblasti dopravy už od dob studií. V roce 1991 založil úspěšnou společnost pro mezinárodní dopravu a zasilatelství Omega servis. Působil také jako viceprezident Sdružení Česmad Bohemia, prezident Transfrigoroute Bohemia anebo předseda komise pro přepravy nebezpečných věcí Česmad Bohemia. Zkušenosti má i ze Sněmovny, a to jako předseda podvýboru pro dopravu mezi […]

August 8, 2014 More
Aspen annual gala dinner and presentation of Aspen Prague Award

Aspen annual gala dinner and presentation of Aspen Prague Award

Aspen Institute Prague Annual Dinner celebrated the 25th anniversary after the fall of Iron Curtain by an international gathering of inspirational personalities from the worlds of business, politics, sports and academia. Welcome notes were delivered by the Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka and keynote speech was held by the President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves. Secretary […]

August 5, 2014 More
Michaela Marksová

Rozhovor s Michaelou Marksovou

„Když političky nemají doma mimořádně tolerantního partnera, jako já, nemají šanci kombinovat kariéru a rodinu“   Ministryně práce a sociálních věcí, Michaela Marksová-Tominová, vystudovala Přírodovědeckou fakultu Univerzity Karlovy. Prošla si neziskovým sektorem, jako ředitelka pro styk s veřejností v obecně prospěšné společnosti Gender Studies, ale i klasickou úřednickou prací. Vedla odbor rodinné politiky na Ministerstvu […]

August 1, 2014 More
Michaela Marksová

An Interview with Michaela Marksová-Tominová

„When female politicians don’t have an exceptionally tolerant partner at home, as I do, then they have no chance combining career and family.”   Michaela Marksová-Tominová, the Minister of Labor and Social Care, studied at the Faculty of Natural Sciences at Charles University. She came up through the non-profit field, as Director of Public Relations […]

August 1, 2014 More
andrej babis

An Interview with Andrej Babiš

  “It bothers me that careerists are beginning to infiltrate among us”   Dealing with Andrej Babiš is short, matter-of-fact, unambiguous and with a clear outcome. Actually, he already announced that it’s possible to run the state like a company during the campaign for preliminary elections. What else is needed to do this? What types […]

July 30, 2014 More
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Rozhovor s Andrejem Babišem

  „Vadí mi, že i do našich řad začínají pronikat kariéristi“   Jednání s Andrejem Babišem je krátké, věcné, jednoznačné a s jasným výsledkem. Ostatně už během kampaně k předčasným parlamentním volbám avizoval, že je možné řídit stát jako firmu. Co je pro to ještě třeba udělat? Jaké lidi si vybírá do svého bezprostředního okolí a kde hledá […]

July 30, 2014 More