Friday, June 15, 2012

Radio Prague Today 6.15.2012

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Business News 15.6.2012

In Business news this week: Czech public debt is the second smallest in the EU but the gap widens between the country's GDP and EU average; Škoda Auto seeks factories to produce its new SUV model; government plans to cap salaries of state-owned firms; Czech Post suspends deliveries to Syria; and a new study predicts how many medals Czech athletes will win at London Olympics.

Czech anti-corruption drive finally gaining momentum

The past few months have brought increasing evidence of the fact that after years of futile efforts the anti-corruption drive in the Czech Republic is finally producing results. Within a relatively short space of time the police has sought and gained permission to prosecute four parliament deputies and is said to be working on several other high profile cases.

Photographer Saudek wins back rights to work

A high-profile court case between well-known Czech photographer Jan Saudek (77) and – a company represented by his son Samuel and former girlfriend Sára Saudková – wrapped up this week with Prague's high court ruling in the photographer's favour.