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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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Czech-US start up aims to help millions…

An estimated 2.5 billion people around the world suffer from poor vision and over one billion people, mostly in the…

 
 
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Making a difference with Bwindi Coffee

Kateřina and Emmanuelle Chauveau are an enterprising couple who fell in love with Uganda and started helping orphans in…

 
 
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Rainbow Map of Europe shows relative…

The latest Rainbow Map, a comprehensive evaluation of 49 European countries according to their attitude towards sexual…

 
 
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Surrogate pregnancies on rise in Czech…

An increasing number of Czech couples who cannot have a child of their own are seeking the help of surrogate mothers…

 
 
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Memorial event puts Prague’s toppled…

An event at the Strahov Monastery took place on Tuesday to celebrate the statue of the Virgin Mary in Exile, which was…

 
 
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Czech Republic least likely EU country…

Nowhere in the entire European Union was a person fleeing their homeland less likely to be granted safe harbour last…

 
 
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Three-day Liberation Festival…

Celebrations marking the liberation of Plzeň by General Patton’s Army on May 6th 1945 took place in the West Bohemian…

 
 
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Police: Cultural gaps and language…

The majority of the methamphetamine seized by the Czech police last year was produced by Vietnamese crime gangs. Indeed…

 
 
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Czech entrepreneurs bring home the…

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