Perhaps no story draws more attention in today's Czech dailies than President Vaclav Klaus' visit at Milos Zeman's cottage in the Vysocina region. The two men - who are former political rivals of the highest calibre - both ran for the Czech presidency last year, a race Mr Klaus eventually won. Former prime minister Milos Zeman welcomed Mr Klaus at his cottage on Sunday with typical Czech fare - a selection of pork dishes from a zabijacka or recent pig slaughter. The two men spoke for about two-and-a-half hours - in the end saying they had just
A Prague taxi driver drove over a police officer's leg on Tuesday when the officer was carrying out a routine patrol, a police spokesman said on Wednesday. When the officer asked the taxi driver for his documents the latter drove at him and then drove over his leg. The incident is being investigated.
There's only one star of today's Press Review, and that is of course the Japanese robot Asimo. Yes, robot fever has hit the Czech Republic this week, and the papers are full of him. Asimo shaking hands with Prime Minister Vladimir Spidla, Asimo standing proudly by the side of Japanese PM Junichiro Koizumi, Asimo declaring a toast of friendship between robots and humans: could this be the most successful official visit ever to the Czech Republic?
Special financial police unit to be set up. Police say Pirate of Prague now regarded as fugitive. Important mines sell-off for later this year. Campaign aims to encourage Czechs to holiday at home. Falkon Capital to recover Russia's Soviet-era debt to Czech Republic. Rents falling in Prague. Three licenses to be issued for fixed wireless access network in Prague.
How many times have you opened your email account to find SPAM cluttering the inbox? How many times have you been searching the web and had to plough through pop-window advertisements disguised as a system messages? Your answer, most likely, is a resounding "much too often." Now the Internet Ethics Code of Advertising, recently put into effect onto Czech websites, is trying to change all that -- and more.
Can a small firm operate a successful business selling music CDs from the Czech Republic? How can e-commerce work successfully now that the Internet bubble has burst? Can a business be tied to a cultural mission? Tamizdat, a Prague-based non-profit firm selling alternative music from Eastern and Central Europe over the Internet is out to prove that all these things are possible. The following report was prepared by Katya Zapletnyuk.