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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

    June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments More
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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
  • Design-Czech Day

    Design – Czech Day in Monaco

    The Embassy of the Czech Republic in France and Monaco organised in cooperation with the Economic Development Chamber in Monaco a Czech Day on 20 March 2014 to promote Czech design in Monaco. The event under the auspices of the Ambassador of the Czech Republic in France and Monaco Marie Chatardová was attended by over 40 companies from both the Czech Republic and Monaco.
    The main aim was to present Czech glass, jewelry, ceramics and furniture. The event was attended also by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Monaco Mr. José Badia and the Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic Mr. Vladimír Bärtl.

    June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments More
  • ELAI

    European Leadership & Academic Institute events

    The Oxbridge debate on the freedom of press was organized by the European Leadership & Academic Institute in collaboration with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, the DOX Centre for Contemporary Art and IHNED.CZ on Wednesday 23th of April.
    The main goal of the debate was to bring the topic that is controversial and for which it is not easy to determine unambiguous solution.
    Debaters on this discussion on the PRO side were Pavlína Kvapilová, the former head of the New Media division of the Czech Television and Jan Urban, a well known columnist and professor at the New York University Prague. The against panel consisted of Ištván Léko, the editor-in-chief of Lidové Noviny and Jindřich Šídlo, the editor-in-chief of the political news and opinion section of the Economia publishing house. The moderators of the event were Lukáš Sedláček, Executive Director of the European Leadership & Academic Institute and Daniela Retková from the DOX Centre for Contemporary Art.

    June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments More
  • MIRO Exhibition

    Exhibition Haralampi G. Oroschakoff (*1955): Different Worlds 6. 5. – 29. 6. 2014

    Opening ceremony in the MIRO Gallery Prague and afterparty in the Lindner Hotel Prague Castle

    June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments More
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Interviews

How to get club membership in five holes

How to get club membership in five holes

The question was the same as always: For someone who plays his home course, Emirates Golf Club, every day I asked my regular golfing partner Rudi, “Which course are we going to play today my friend?” I didn’t want to play the Majlis for the twentieth time in a row. My second question was, “Which golf course have you never played […]

April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments More
An interview with Daniel Pataki, Director of the ETNO

An interview with Daniel Pataki, Director of the ETNO

Our companies are committed to meeting customer needs. We only ask for regulatory consistency. ETNO’s Director since February 2012, Daniel Pataki’s prior work included President of the Hungarian National Communications Authority, the European Regulators Group (ERG) and the EU Radio Spectrum Policy Group (RSPG). Prior to working in the regulatory authority, Pataki was Hungarian Deputy […]

April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments 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 […]

June 12, 2014 | 1 Comment More
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 […]

June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments More

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 […]

June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments More
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.

May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments More

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.

May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments More
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

Orchestr_PKF

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

June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments More
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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.

May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments More
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

Rozhovor s Ivanou Zemanovou

Rozhovor s Ivanou Zemanovou

„Nemám ráda označení “první dáma” a ani se za ni nepovažuji.“ Manželka prezidenta republiky Ivana Zemanová nedávno založila Nadační fond a starat se chce zejména o ohrožené děti. Co bude považovat za úspěch nadace a jak vlastně vzniká její program? Ivana Zemanová v rozhovoru také říká, že se nenechává ovlivnit názory lidí, se kterými se […]

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D+D REAL Czech Masters: 24-kg winner’s trophy

D+D REAL Czech Masters: 24-kg winner’s trophy

The winner will receive a unique melted glass sculpture – a true piece of art created by Miroslav Drobnik and Ivan Novotny. It weighs 24 kilograms and is 63 cm tall. „We wanted it to be something authentic and local. That is why we opted for glass. From there, it was only a step to […]

June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Bojím, bojím.

Bojím, bojím.

Dnes ráno jsem se zamyslel jak rychle, v průběhu pár desítek let, se změnil pocit ohrožení. Platí to nejen pro odborníky a lidstvo jako takové, ale tento posun začínáme vnímat všichni. Od padesátých let nad celou zeměkoulí visela hrozba atomových a vodíkových pum a nukleárních střel odpalovaných ze země, z ponorek a z letadel. Úplně […]

June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Fear, Fear

Fear, Fear

This morning I thought about how fast our sense of being threatened had changed over a few decades. This is true not only for the experts and mankind as such, but we are all beginning to feel it. From the 1950’s, the whole planet was under a threat of nuclear and hydrogen bombs and nuclear […]

June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Probuďme Evropu, než bude pozdě!

Probuďme Evropu, než bude pozdě!

Před Evropou stojí nejistá budoucnost. Ohrožena je naše budoucí konkurenceschopnost, hospodářská síla, digitální inovace, ale i možnosti kariérního růstu dalších generací, jejich dobré výdělky a jistota zaměstnání. Mladí lidé dnes nemusí obstát jen na místním pracovním trhu nebo na trhu v Evropské unii. Stejně jako celá naše ekonomika dnes musí mladí Evropané uspět v celosvětovém […]

June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Let’s wake up Europe before it’s too late!

Let’s wake up Europe before it’s too late!

Europe’s future is at risk. Future competitive edge, economic empowerment, digital innovation across Europe, as well as the career development opportunities, earnings, and job security of Europe’s next generation are all at risk. Our youth is no longer competing at the national level, and not even at the European Union level. Just like our economy, […]

June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Jak dostat veřejné investice ze slepé uličky?

Jak dostat veřejné investice ze slepé uličky?

Česká ekonomika zaznamenala v uplynulých letech výrazný pokles veřejných investic; jen v oblasti dopravní infrastruktury šlo mezi lety 2008 a 2013 zhruba o 25%. Také soukromý sektor výrazně omezil své objednávky. Pokles v bytové výstavbě za stejné období dosáhl asi 40%. Příprava nových projektů se téměř zastavila.. Není žádný div, že v důsledku tohoto vývoje […]

June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments More