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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 and Slovak Museum in Cedar Rapids…

The National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, prides itself on bringing Czech and Slovak…

 
 
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Czech brewery rolls out first…

A small brewery in the South Bohemian village of Čížová has produced the Czech Republic’s first beer made from recycled…

 
 
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Better training for new drivers…

Although billions of crowns are spent on the modernization of Czech roads every year, being on the road in this country…

 
 
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Queens Of The Night

In 2011 Prague hosted its first Gay Pride parade attended by about one million people. Prague has since become one of…

 
 
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Home-made methamphetamine remains most…

Young Czechs remain at the top of the European ladder in the use of soft or party drugs, with marihuana being the most…

 
 
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Everyone has a chance to be a record…

The most travelled flock of hens, the longest limousine car, or a two-meter-high knitted snowman are just some of the…

 
 
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Taking Czech beer know-how to Bosnia

The demand for craft beer from mini-breweries has been growing the world over. The Czech Republic had just 40 min…

 
 
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New website makes history classes more…

The Czech Republic’s Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes has launched a new project to help teachers in…

 
 
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Two Roma activists to receive Charter…

Roma activists David Tišer and Karel Karika are this year’s recipients of the František Kriegel award in recognition of…

 
 
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Special program fosters export of Czech…

Czech doctors and medical experts are helping abroad. Within the government program MEDEVAC they provide urgent…

 
 
 
 
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