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  • Interview with Pavel Svoboda

    Interview with Pavel Svoboda

    “We are in the process of committing mass suicide because of questionable political correctness. The treatment is essentially simple: do not be afraid to use common sense!” Dear Mr. Svoboda, you are the first Czech MEP who has ever had the occasion to play the role of a committee chair. In your case of Committee […]

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  • Salone del Mobile was a great success

    Salone del Mobile was a great success

    The 54th edition of the Salone del Mobile has closed to great acclaim amid huge renewed sectoral optimism The Salone del Mobile in Milan has closed after welcoming 310,840 visitors through its doors. The visitor numbers confirm the trend seen in 2013, the last time the biennial exhibitions devoted to lighting and the office were […]

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  • Parkhotel Praha - Past and Present

    Parkhotel Praha – Past and Present

        Parkhotel Praha of 1967 – The symbol of beautiful 60’s    The Park Hotel project dates between 1959 – 1964, its location was most likely chosen thanks to its proximity to Veletržní Palace, where foreign trade enterprises were based at that time. The architects were Zdeněk Edel and Jiří Lavička, with additional contributions […]

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  • ČSÚZ Events Summary - First Quarter 2015

    ČSÚZ Events Summary – First Quarter 2015

    At the end of January, the chairman of the Czechoslovak Foreign Institute Jaromír Šlápota celebrated his 75th birthday in the historical refectory of the Strahov Monastery together with about two hundreds guests.

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  • BALANCE: The Business-Life Connection Part VIII

    BALANCE: The Business-Life Connection Part VIII

    Numerous self-help books are published each year describing how to create a great life by manifesting all of the things you have ever wanted. Most omit one of the critical steps for success.

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Interviews

Interview with Pavel Svoboda

Interview with Pavel Svoboda

“We are in the process of committing mass suicide because of questionable political correctness. The treatment is essentially simple: do not be afraid to use common sense!” Dear Mr. Svoboda, you are the first Czech MEP who has ever had the occasion to play the role of a committee chair. In your case of Committee […]

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Interview with Doctor Joseph Šmarda

Interview with Doctor Joseph Šmarda

“Life in Balance” Although he’s going to be sixty this year, he leads a lifestyle his colleagues of half his age can envy him. A top immunologist, biochemist, a car racing driver and an athlete. RNDr. Joseph Šmarda, B.Sc. has revolutionary ideas and understands life. He applies his knowledge on himself and promotes healthy lifestyle. […]

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BALANCE: The Business-Life Connection Part VIII

BALANCE: The Business-Life Connection Part VIII

Numerous self-help books are published each year describing how to create a great life by manifesting all of the things you have ever wanted. Most omit one of the critical steps for success.

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Tech speak with a human face?

Tech speak with a human face?

More and more often I find myself thinking about an interesting book called Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Charles Sheffield. Perhaps it is because the author describes in it his vision of the future, including the near future. In his vision the structure of languages changes in such a way that there will be only one […]

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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

Salone del Mobile was a great success

Salone del Mobile was a great success

The 54th edition of the Salone del Mobile has closed to great acclaim amid huge renewed sectoral optimism The Salone del Mobile in Milan has closed after welcoming 310,840 visitors through its doors. The visitor numbers confirm the trend seen in 2013, the last time the biennial exhibitions devoted to lighting and the office were […]

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Vladislav Mirvald: Constructive Variations

Vladislav Mirvald: Constructive Variations

  Opening ceremony of the exhibition Constructive Variations by Czech artist Vladislav Mirvald took place on 21.4.2015 at Museum Kampa in Prague. The exhibition will continue until 6.7.2015. Admission prices are 100,- Kč for adults and 50,- Kč for seniors and students. More information available at http://www.museumkampa.com/en/ Výstava českého umělce Vladislava Mirvalda se jménem Konstruktivní […]

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Tourism

XOPrivate - Discover a World Away from the Ordinary

XOPrivate – Discover a World Away from the Ordinary

Minaret Station Minaret Station offers a premium alpine experience, allowing guests to explore the wilderness of the South Island accompanied by an experienced, friendly team. The Alpine Lodge is the perfect base for experience their range of Heli-Adventures range from guided fishing and hunting to heli-skiing in New Zealand. With a high country, luxurious.. Read […]

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Parkhotel Praha - Past and Present

Parkhotel Praha – Past and Present

    Parkhotel Praha of 1967 – The symbol of beautiful 60’s    The Park Hotel project dates between 1959 – 1964, its location was most likely chosen thanks to its proximity to Veletržní Palace, where foreign trade enterprises were based at that time. The architects were Zdeněk Edel and Jiří Lavička, with additional contributions […]

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Science

Keratoconus no longer leads to a loss of vision

Keratoconus no longer leads to a loss of vision

Keratoconus – an increased curvature of the cornea and the change in its thickness no longer need to frighten patients. There might no longer be a need for complicated corneal transplants The deformation of the cornea can be corrected by using new corneal implant methods.  Keratoconus is a disease of the cornea, which can gradually […]

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Keratokonus již dnes nevede ke ztrátě vidění

Keratokonus již dnes nevede ke ztrátě vidění

Keratokonus – vyklenutí a změna tloušťky rohovky už není strašákem pacientů. Ke komplikovaným transplantacím rohovky už nemusí vůbec dojít Deformace rohovky se dá korigovat novými metodami pomocí rohovkových implantátů.  Keratokonus je onemocnění oční rohovky, které může postupně způsobit výrazné zhoršení zraku až ztrátu vidění. Při tomto onemocnění dochází k postupnému tenčení a vyklenování většinou dolní poloviny […]

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Technické a profesní vzdělávání na vysokých školách

Technické a profesní vzdělávání na vysokých školách

Debata na téma „Technické a profesní vzdělávání na vysokých školách“, se koná dne  27. dubna 2015 od 16,00 do 18,00hod v Evropském domě (Jungmannova 24, Praha 1). Debatu organizuje Zastoupení Evropské komise v ČR a Informační kancelář Evropského parlamentu v ČR společně s Hospodářskou komorou ČR a CEBRE. Na debatě vystoupí zástupci státní správy, soukromého sektoru, akademické sféry i neziskového […]

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Marcela Suchánková se od prvního května stává výkonnou ředitelkou HR v ČSOB

Marcela Suchánková se od prvního května stává výkonnou ředitelkou HR v ČSOB

Marcela Suchánková se od prvního května stává výkonnou ředitelkou HR v ČSOB. Do této funkce přichází z pozice generální ředitelky ČSOB Penzijní společnosti, kterou zastávala od dubna minulého roku. Dočasně pověřený řízením ČSOB PS bude Roman Fink, který je zároveň finančním ředitelem této společnosti.  Marcela Suchánková (nar. 1971) vystudovala Vysokou školu ekonomickou, fakultu informatiky a statistiky, obor […]

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SIGNAL festival expanduje do Evropy

SIGNAL festival expanduje do Evropy

Organizuje rumunský festival světla Spotlight, který startuje již tento čtvrtek 23. 4.  Fenomén světelných festivalů vzrůstá. Jakoby města místo velkolepých ohňostrojů raději investovala do moderních světelných projekcí a videomappingů, které jsou mnohem více spjaty s architekturou, historií a filozofií místa. Festival světla SIGNAL, který si v Praze při svém druhém ročníku získal přízeň téměř půl milionu […]

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GASK - Nabucco Opera

GASK – Nabucco Opera

Governor Miloš Petera of the Central Bohemian Region, ČEZ, GASK – the Gallery of the Central Bohemian Region, and CROCE cordially invite you to an evening of opera at the Jesuit College in Kutná Hora. We will be honoured to welcome you at 8pmon Saturday, 23 May 2015 in the courtyard of the Jesuit College. […]

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Photo Exhibition Followed by Reception and Film Screening

Photo Exhibition Followed by Reception and Film Screening

JAROMÍR ŠTĚTINA, Vice – Chair of the SEDE Subcommittee Cordially invites you to the: PHOTO EXHIBITION WITH COCKTAIL RECEPTION“A HOSPITAL AT WORLD´S END” 11th MAY, 18:00, EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, ASP 3D “DISTRIBUTION CENTRE AREA”  followed by DOCUMENTARY FILM SCREENING – “KHUDA – E – FARING“ 18:30, EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, ASP A1G – 3 Both events depict unique Czech voluntary […]

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JA Studentská Firma Roku

JA Studentská Firma Roku

V úterý 21. dubna 2015 se v Galerii Harfa v Praze bude konat soutěž JA STUDENTSKÁ FIRMA ROKU – veletrh podnikatelských talentů, středoškoláci z celé České republiky představí 38 firem, z nichž 22 soutěží o postup do evropského finále, které se koná v Berlíně. Akce trvá od 10 do 16:30 hodin, vstup je zdarma. Více […]

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XOPrivate - Discover a World Away from the Ordinary

XOPrivate – Discover a World Away from the Ordinary

ION Luxury Adventure Hotel Located just less than an hour out of Reykjavik, amongst the mountainous lava fields, lies the ION Luxury Adventure Hotel. Suitable for guests looking for a quiet and peaceful getaway under the Northern Lights, fly-fishing in icy waters or treks across account glaciers, the beautiful setting can be home to many, […]

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