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Czech government plans major revision of visa schemes, annual quotas for foreign workers

Faced by an acute labour shortage, the Czech government is looking to attract more foreign workers and streamline the processing of issuing work permits. In recent years, the country has in particular turned to Ukraine to help fill the gap. The government wants to do the same for workers from EU hopefuls such as Montenegro, Moldova and Serbia, as well as India and other Asian countries.

 
 
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First ten Czech Flexers head off for a…

For the first time ever, ten Czech students were admitted to the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) program this year…

 
 
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Highest monthly number of Czech rail…

One-hundred and 30 people died on Czech railways in the first seven months of this year, when 740 accidents were…

 
 
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Prague conference highlights importance…

This week Prague has been hosting the 11th International Conference of Czech Schools Abroad. The regular event is…

 
 
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2019 World Scout Jamboree in US sees…

Hundreds of Czech scouts are currently in the United States taking part in the movement’s World Jamboree, which is…

 
 
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Town Hall flying LGBT flag to be “very…

Final preparations are being made for the ninth edition of the Prague Pride festival. For the first time this year the…

 
 
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Krajané: Draft law eases path to Czech…

The Senate has passed a draft law that would make it easier for the children and grandchildren of exiles from Communist…

 
 
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Czechs can expect to live longer, but…

As elsewhere in the developed world, the average life expectancy for Czech men and women has been growing, but the sad…

 
 
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Prague’s Žižkov TV Tower set for…

The Žižkov television tower in Prague, once voted the world’s second-ugliest building, will host a virtual space launch…

 
 
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Ostrava district officials, Food Not…

The international volunteer group Food Not Bombs has been providing free food to the homeless and hungry since 1980…

 
 
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‘Red Paw’ – First Czech blood bank for…

In the Czech Republic, as in many other countries, veterinarians have long faced the same problem: a shortage of dog…

 
 
 
 
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