Friday, February 11, 2011

Radio Prague Today 2.11.2011

Articles posted on www.radio.cz today

Czech lawmakers in the lower house on Friday succeeded in passing a bill recognising resistance fighters who opposed Czechoslovakia's Communist regime.

Czech lawmakers in the lower house on Friday succeeded in passing a bill recognising resistance fighters who opposed Czechoslovakia's Communist regime.

A regional court has ordered a hospital in East Bohemia to pay three million crowns in damages to the parents of a baby girl who was paralysed for life.

A regional court has ordered a hospital in East Bohemia to pay three million crowns in damages to the parents of a baby girl who was paralysed for life.

The health minister and doctors' representatives have agreed they will continue to try and work out a deal to avert the looming healthcare crisis.

The health minister and doctors' representatives have agreed they will continue to try and work out a deal to avert the looming healthcare crisis.

An amendment allowing customs officers to use electroshock weapons or stun grenades in special instances has passed in the lower house.

An amendment allowing customs officers to use electroshock weapons or stun grenades in special instances has passed in the lower house.

The Czech national hockey team lost 6:1 to Sweden in Stockholm on Thursday, in their match-up in the Euro Hockey Tour.

The Czech national hockey team lost 6:1 to Sweden in Stockholm on Thursday, in their match-up in the Euro Hockey Tour.

Nuclear power dominates Czech prime minister's French visit

Czech Prime Minister Petr Nečas is in Paris for a two-day visit, the first since he took office last July. Nuclear energy dominates Mr Nečas' agenda on the trip; on Thursday, the Czech prime minister and his French counterpart, Francois Fillon, signed an agreement on cooperation in the energy, education and other sectors. Mr Nečas is also set to meet French President Nicolas Sarkozy later on Friday.

Business News 11.2.2011

In this week's Business News: central bank sees above target inflation; cold shoulder prepared for would-be Czech workers; foreign owners channel earnings abroad; nuclear expansion reports demanded for all eventualities; and military real estate portfolio up for grabs.

Exhibition at Rudolfinum maps 'mutations' in contemporary Czech photography & art

"What exactly happened?" is the key question or starting point for a fascinating new exhibition which opened on Thursday at the Galerie Rudolfinum. Entitled Mutating Medium, the show focuses on changes in Czech photographic art over the last 20 years, as artists working in the medium shifted from traditional methods to new ways of seeing and treating the image, blurring at the edges with other forms, other media. The exhibition follows on the massive success of Decadence Now! with 150 dynamic and unusual works should prove just as stimulating.