Coal miner MUS probe

Prague prosecutor’s office continues purge over MUS

Clean-out at Prague’s supreme state prosecutor’s office continues over lax handling of coal miner MUS proceedings; billions at stake

Chris Johnstone
29.11.2011
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Coalition crisis

New Czech coalition deal gridlocks over gaming, tax

Party leaders from the center-right Czech coalition are still at loggerheads over a deal to prolong the government as a deadline nears

Chris Johnstone
23.06.2011
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Key Investments

Kocourek failed to declare Kč 8 mln placed with Key Investments

Forced to resign after hiding Kč 16 mln from his wife, ex-Czech trade minister Martin Kocourek also failed to declare earlier Kč 8 mln deal

Tom Jones
13.12.2011
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Minister Dobeš

Extremism has no place at Prague Castle

President Václav Klaus has defended Ladislav Bátora, branded an extremist by both the media and politicians

ProMoPro

Police make arrests over Czech EU presidency fraud

Fraud charges have been pressed over an alleged overcharging scam during the Czech EU presidency, which threatens Defense Minister Alexandr Vondra's continuation in the government

Tom Jones
12.04.2012
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Solar arbitration

Czech Constitutional Court backs state over solar clampdown

Highest Czech court upholds controversial government steps to clampdown on solar boom

Chris Johnstone
16.05.2012
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Temelín tender

ČEZ to weigh up partner for Temelín expansion

Czech electricity giant ČEZ says willing to test whether partner could be brought on board to help build two new reactors at Temelín

Chris Johnstone
09.05.2012
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Pension reform

Pension fund fees: in other countries, they do it cheaper

A think tank report says that a competitive environment would ensure that the costs of the second pension pillar are kept low

Supreme Audit Office

PPF, CPI and intrigue at the Supreme Audit Office

Quest for state-owned building fit to house the NKÚ has yet to bear fruit; will it pay Kč 1.1 billion for the Tokovo despite MPs’ concerns?

Bártak case

Czech MoD cancels suspect order of Jackal armored cars

Defense Ministry signed contract to buy British Jackal 2 all-terrain reconnaissance and assault vehicles for Kč 99 mln without a public tender 

Tom Jones
19.01.2012
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WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks: A breakdown of Czech sources cited by the US Embassy in Prague

Six years of US embassy leaked cables show whom the Americans most often called upon (or cited) when interpreting Czech politics

Jana Drlíková
05.10.2011
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Gas

Czech Senate drafts law banning shale gas extraction

Opponents to shale gas extraction claim mining unconventional gas can lead to the contamination of underground water tables

Brian Kenety
25.05.2012
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