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Foreigners must newly pay for their waste

Citizens having temporary residence in the Czech Republic must newly pay for disposal of waste from dustbins at their houses. This amendment of the law about local fees will take effect in January 2013.


By train

The railway network crosses the border of the Czech Republic at 30 crossings, which shows that the country is well…

Health service

Receiving health care

In the Czech Republic, both state and private medical facilities exist. Almost all facilities have concluded contracts…


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How things work here

Centre for Integration of Foreigners

The CIC is an organisation helping immigrants to integrate into Czech society.

Leisure time

Theatre for children

The stage is a magical world, and it is attractive for adults and for children, too. Experiences from a...

Making business
Making business

How to open a bank account – Part 1

If you are thinking of spending a longer time working or studying in the Czech Republic, you will need to...

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History of Czech fine art

What happened in the realm of fine art at the very beginning of the Czech…


The Czech Republic is a landlocked country located in moderate geographical…

The most significant current discoveries

During the last decade, Czech science has made many revolutionary discoveries…

Czech language

The Czech language belongs to the group of West Slavic languages. From another…