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Interview with Tomáš Prouza, Secretary of State for EU Affairs

Interview with Tomáš Prouza, Secretary of State for EU Affairs

Before taking over the post of Secretary of State for EU Affairs, Tomáš Prouza was active both in private and public sector. He was Deputy Minister of Finance between 2004 and 2007, where he gained his nickname “Mr. Euro”, founded a well-known financial portal www.penize.cz, was one of the founders of financial consulting company Partners […]

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Interview with Alexandra Brabcová

Interview with Alexandra Brabcová

This part of the series Ambassadors without a Diplomatic Passport focuses on persons who often significantly contribute to the success of talks among official representatives of States – people who draft background papers, engage in preparatory negotiations or interpret at the meetings. These men and women are not in the focus of photographers and TV […]

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Contributors

Czech Change : CR Becomes A Climate Leader

Czech Change : CR Becomes A Climate Leader

Politics can be more unpredictable that the weather, as Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek clearly demonstrated at the recent UN climate change summit in New York.  In contrast to the country’s relative invisibility at such previous high level international gatherings, the Czech Republic attracted positive attention and significant praise for its unequivocal commitment to combatting global […]

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State Service Act at Last?

State Service Act at Last?

The Czech State Service Act (“služební zákon” or also “zákon o státní službě” in Czech), No. 218/2002 Coll., aimed at governing the position, service relations and remuneration of state officials had been adopted as early as 2002 but has never come to power so far, having been repeatedly postponed by subsequent amendments. Now it seems, […]

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Business

Business News September 2014

Business News September 2014

DID YOU KNOW THAT…?   …new EU rules for cross-border debt recovery were adopted? In mid-May EU ministers adopted European Account Preservation Order that was proposed by the Commission in July 2011. This Regulation introduces new rules related to cross-border debt recovery that will help companies recover their claims across EU borders by allowing creditors […]

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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 […]

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Politics

Vladimir Putin makes a press statement and replies to journalists’ questions following the G20 summit

Vladimir Putin makes a press statement and replies to journalists’ questions following the G20 summit

Let me start with a few words about the results of our work. First of all, I want to thank our hosts. They really have created a good environment for the G20’s work, friendly and business-like at the same time. […]

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Vladimir Putin answered questions from Hubert Seipel of the German TV channel ARD

Vladimir Putin answered questions from Hubert Seipel of the German TV channel ARD

Vladimir Putin answered questions from Hubert Seipel of the German TV channel ARD. The interview was recorded on November 13 in Vladivostok. […]

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Culture

BMW supports various cultural projects in the Czech Republic

BMW supports various cultural projects in the Czech Republic

Culture moves people; a driving force that connects and inspires The BMW also moves people. BMW offers customers independence through its products and moves people through the cultural activities the company supports. BMW believes the voices of those involved in art and culture are among those most important to society. These voices challenge us in […]

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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 […]

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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. 

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Prohlášení Vladimira Putina pro tisk a odpovědi na otázky novinářů k výsledkům summitu G20

Prohlášení Vladimira Putina pro tisk a odpovědi na otázky novinářů k výsledkům summitu G20

  V. Putin: Dobrý den, vážení kolegové, dámy a pánové! Chtěl bych říci pár slov o výsledcích naší práce. Především musím poděkovat naším hostitelům. Vytvořili opravdu velmi příznivou atmosféru pro práci „dvacítky“, přátelskou a věcnou současně. Jsem přesvědčen, že naše práce se konala nejen ve velmi konstruktivní atmosféře, ale byla také účinná. Zastavím se krátce […]

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Vladimir Putin odpověděl na otázky zástupce německé televizní stanice ARD Huberta Seipela

Vladimir Putin odpověděl na otázky zástupce německé televizní stanice ARD Huberta Seipela

  Vladimir Putin odpověděl na otázky zástupce německé televizní stanice ARD Huberta Seipela. Záznam rozhovoru se uskutečnil dne 13. listopadu ve Vladivostoku. H. SEIPEL: (podle překladu) Vážený pane prezidente! Vy jste doposud jediný ruský prezident, který měl projev v Bundestagu. Bylo to v roce 2001. Vystoupení bylo úspěšné. Hovořil jste o německo-ruských vztazích, o budování […]

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Rozhovor s Michalem Zahrádkou

Rozhovor s Michalem Zahrádkou

„Schunk patří zaměstnancům a je to velice efektivní.“ Michal Zahrádka vede v Česku technologickou společnost Schunk, která se zaměřuje hlavně na uhlík, carbon, grafit a tribologii. Michal v minulosti pracoval i v oblasti bezpečnosti a dokonce vybudoval mezinárodní tým odborníků na prevenci a detekci hospodářské kriminality. Jak je na tom výzkum a vývoj v Česku? A jsou produkty, […]

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Rozhovor s Milanem Sedláčkem

Rozhovor s Milanem Sedláčkem

Diamanty jsou věčné Od roku 1994 se pohyboval v obchodě, převážně v oblasti surovin do potravinářského průmyslu. Od roku 2000 se začal souběžně profesně zabývat kapitálovými trhy (Forex, komoditní trh) a obchodováním na burze s cennými papíry. Ve společnosti Diamonds International Corporation (DIC) pracuje od roku 2006 na pozici manažera obchodu  a certifikovaného investičního specialisty. […]

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Interview with Milan Sedláček, Sales Manager, DIC

Interview with Milan Sedláček, Sales Manager, DIC

Diamonds are forever From 1994 – 2000 Milan Sedláček was doing business mostly in raw-materials for the food industry. Since 2000 he has been engaged in parallel capital markets (Forex, commodity markets) and trading on the stock exchange. Since 2006 he has worked at the company Diamonds International Corporation (DIC) as Sales Manager and Certified […]

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Konečně zákon o státní službě?

Konečně zákon o státní službě?

Zákon č. 218/2002 Sb., známý jako “služební zákon” nebo “zákon o státní službě”, určující postavení, služební vztahy a odměňování státních úředníků, byl sice schválen už v roce 2002, ale dosud ještě nevstoupil v účinnost, protože byl postupnými novelami stále odkládán. Nyní se zdá, že navzdory všem překážkám i konfliktu názorů a zájmů získá účinnost, byť v poněkud pozměněné […]

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How to survive the age of intelligence?

How to survive the age of intelligence?

Today is not an age of information (what is information anyway and what are just bytes?), neither is it the age of the digital highway (they are usually blind alleys), or even the age of knowledge (everything can be found on Google), it is the age of intelligence. The Stone Age did not end because […]

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