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Contactless Czechs spark arguments over dash from cash

Czechs are among the world leaders for so-called contactless cash payments. The use of such payments, such as on city trams and buses, is soaring and has sparked arguments about whether the writing is on the wall for traditional notes and coins issued by the country’s central bank.

 
 
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Czech beer habits evolving

For the first time in 10 years, sales of beer-on-tap in the Czech Republic stopped falling in 2016. Year-on-year, they…

 
 
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Czech petrol prices forecast to…

Prices for petrol and diesel are expected to continue to fall in the Czech Republic by as much as 50 halers per litre…

 
 
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Czech Republic becoming a world leader…

The Czech Republic is undergoing a revolution in the way passengers pay for public transportation services, writes news…

 
 
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Křetínsky’s EPH to buy two gas fired…

Energetický a průmyslový holding, or EPH, is gearing up to buy two gas fired power plants in Great Britain through…

 
 
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Siemens outlines massive investment…

The Czech Republic is the target for a massive expansion by one of Germany’s flagship firms, technology and engineering…

 
 
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Government pushing for agreement with…

Following a promo campaign in its Holešovice showroom the biggest Czech e-shop Alza.cz has just launched the sale of…

 
 
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Modern technologies predicted to cost…

Digitisation and the increased use of robots in industry could lead to the loss of more than half of all the jobs in…

 
 
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Financial daily: Czech trade unions…

Czech trade unions are planning to sell their headquarters in the Czech capital, a building from the 1930s in the…

 
 
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Metrostav builds up foreign market

The Czech Republic’s biggest construction firm Metrostav has been expanding abroad to compensate for the lack of…

 
 
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Czech towns and cities go with the flow…

In the late 1990s and following decade there was a sort of gold rush in the Czech Republic. But what the foreign…

 
 
 
 
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