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Czechs improve perceived corruption performance but ambitions should be higher

The Czech Republic’s position on the Corruption Perception Index published by Transparency International slightly improved in 2017. The country moved two rungs up the ladder to 42nd place, acquiring 57 points out of a maximum possible 100. David Ondráčka of Transparency’s Czech branch told Radio Prague that the improvement was only slight and the country should aim to do better.

 
 
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Eight Chinese Christians granted asylum…

The Czech Interior Ministry has granted asylum to eight Chinese Christians seeking protection in the country on the…

 
 
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Multicultural project highlights Prague…

For nearly 20 years, the Multicultural Centre Prague has been involved in promoting human rights and respect for…

 
 
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Promise of changes cools taxi drivers…

A protest by taxi drivers that would have again blocked the streets of Prague on Thursday was cancelled after a meeting…

 
 
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Czech Catholics call for top archbishop…

A group of Czech Catholics have written a letter urging Pope Francis not to prolong Cardinal Dominik Duka’s mandate as…

 
 
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Czechs mark marriage week as divorce…

The annual National Marriage Week, aiming at increasing rates of marriage and children born in wedlock, gets under way…

 
 
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Marathon Czech international legal…

One of the longest running legal battles in Czech history has just taken a new turn with the possible bill for the…

 
 
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Fathers now able to take one week of…

As of February 1, fathers in the Czech Republic can officially take a week of paid leave from work following the birth…

 
 
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Jaroslava Doležalová - a story of…

Jaroslava Doležalová has become an honorary citizen of her home town Žďár nad Sázavou. She hid a little Jewish girl…

 
 
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Czech Republic to open up to more…

The Czech Republic will open up to more foreign workers in the coming months. Amidst mounting pressure from companies…

 
 
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Renovation of Wenceslas Square to begin…

The City of Prague has received the necessary construction permit for the long planned renovation of Wenceslas Square…

 
 
 
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