The creation of a financial police body will be the next step to be taken within the National Centre against Organised Crime (NCOZ) on January 1, 2017, Czech Interior Minister Milan Chovanec (Social Democrats, ČSSD) told journalists yesterday. The financial police are to primarily focus on tax or "white collar" crime. "This type of crime is very sophisticated, using professional methods, and we must apply all our forces and means to fight it," Chovanec said.
Prague Castle, the seat of Czech heads of state, was the most visited tourist destination with almost 1.9 million visitors in the Czech Republic last year again, the agency CzechTourism has said in an overview.
A fresh clash between the Czech state operated postal service Czech Post and workers has erupted over demands from management that workers deliver advertising material for free as well as the usual round of letters and parcels, Czech Radio reported.
Russia has refused to grant the visa to Czech journalist Ondrej Soukup from the paper Hospodarske noviny (HN), which may be its retaliation for the Czech Foreign Ministry not having extended the accreditations of two Russian journalists in April, HN reported yesterday.
Czechs are champions of spreading hoaxes on the Internet, daily Právo reported yesterday, referring to information on the hoax.cz website that has been monitoring these rumours regularly and warns of their nonsensical character.
Louis C.K. adds second Prague performance due to huge demand. After he sold out Prague Congress Centre within a few hours, American stand-up comedian will perform again a day later, on August 23rd 2016, at Dvorak Hall, Rudolfinum.