Translation from English

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Prague Daily Monitor



Wednesday, 12 October 2016
POLITICS |  ČTK
President Miloš Zeman considers the emerging regional coalitions against the ANO movement of Andrej Babiš to be an unsporting uniting of parties with the aim to sideline the election winner, which could be considered a betrayal of voters, his spokesman Jiří Ovčáček said yesterday.
NATIONAL |  THE GUARDIAN
Plans to turn derelict site into museum faces obstacles, including funding costs and mixed feelings about Nazi industrialist



 
NATIONAL |  ČTK
The granddaughter of journalist Ferdinand Peroutka has filed an appeal with the Supreme Court over comments made by President Miloš Zeman about him, Czech Television reported on Tuesday.
NATIONAL |  RADIO PRAGUE
The Prague Municipal Court has refused to hold a retrial of influential Prague businessman Roman Janoušek, who is serving a four and a half-year term for hit and run. 
NATIONAL |  ČTK
Finance Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) wants to complete this year with a balanced or surplus state budget and he would also like a balanced budget next year, he said during a meeting of the EU finance ministers in Luxembourg yesterday.
PRAGUE |  RADIO PRAGUE
An abandoned property in northern Prague, adapted by squatters into a cultural and education centre, has been sold off by the state to the Railway Infrastructure Administration.
NATIONAL |  ČTK
University students in the Czech Republic have a very low income compared to their European peers as an average Czech student can afford to buy "only six Big Macs" a day, according to the Eurostudent international study cited in yesterday's issue of Mladá fronta Dnes (MfD).
LIFE»
LIFE |  PRAGUE TV
Two halls in the planetarium now have high resolution projectors
LIFE |  PRAGUE TV
Prague Shakespeare Company will bring Bohemia's coast to the Estate's Theatre
LIFE |  PRAGUE TV
Two plans are being considered for a route that would head further to the train station
OPINION»
OPINION |  ČTK
The senior government Social Democratic Party (ČSSD), which massively lost in the weekend regional elections to its government rival ANO movement of Andrej Babiš, is burdened by its excessively leftist image, daily Hospodářské noviny (HN) reported yesterday.