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Trade and Industry Minister goes

Jan Mládek, Minister of Industry and Trade, has been sacked by Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka. The reason given was that the minister’s department had failed to reduce the high costs […]

PM changes Health and Human Rights Ministers

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has made two changes to his Cabinet in a mini-reshuffle. The move was made, apparently, after poor results in recent local elections where his ruling Czech […]

Coalition keeps majority but Social Democrats lose seats in Senate elections

After two rounds of voting for the Czech Republic’s upper house or Senate the Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People’s Party (KDU–ČSL) have emerged victorious to the detriment of […]

Parliamentary 2016 (Second round)

Elections to the Senate will take place in two rounds, on 7-8 October and 14-15 October 2016. Results will be published here.

ANO emerge strongest from Regional elections

Finance Minister Andrej Babis’ ANO party has emerged as the victor in local elections and the first round of the Senate elections which took place on the 7th and 8th […]

Cabinet of the Czech Republic

Andrej Babiš Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Pavel Bělobrádek Deputy Prime Minister for Science and Innovation Jiří Dienstbier Minister of the Czech Republic´s Government for Human Rights, Equal […]

Czech Parliament approves Czechia as new name abroad

The Czech Republic’s parliament approved yesterday the introduction of a new name for the country when promoting it abroad. In future the Czech Republic (still its official name) will be […]

IMF 2015 Article IV Consultation with Czech Republic

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Czech Republic Press Release No. 15/353 July 23, 2015 On July 15, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund […]

Justice Minister resigns as of 1st March

The Czech Minister of Justice, Helena Válková, has tendered her resignation apparently because she was not receiving enough support from her party ANO (Yes). The real reason for the resignation […]

PM Sobotka and Cabinet get good satisfaction rating from public

A poll by the CVVM agency which has been published recently suggests that people are largely satisfied with Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka of the Social Democrats (CSSD) and his centre-left […]

Dan Tok is new Minister of Transport

Dan Tok (Dana Ťoka) of ANO has been appointed as the new Minister of Transport. He replaces Antonín Prachař who resigned his post in November. Dan Tok has been the […]

Ireland and Czech Republic vote in European Elections

Voters in Ireland and the Czech Republic will vote today for the European elections. The vote in the case of the Czech Republic is held over two days and will […]