Friday, July 20, 2012

Radio Prague Today 7.20.2012

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Business News 20.7.2012

In this week's Business News: the government reduces its forecasts for deficit reduction; the Finance Ministry predicts slower growth; Moody's affirms the Czech Republic's stable rating; Koh-i-noor is to purchase a French gas company; the country's water management authority commissions a study into a massive canal project and the country's construction sector is hit by the weak economy.

Nepraš retrospective at DOX Gallery

In this week's Arts I talk to Markéta Stará of the DOX Gallery about the retrospective of work by one of the greatest 20th century Czech artists Karel Nepraš. The show, features many of Nepraš' famous metal works but also drawings and work in porcelain, is highly recommended.

Madeleine Albright christens new Aspen Institute in Prague

Thursday saw the ceremonial opening in Prague of a new branch of the US-based Aspen Institute. The ceremony was attended by numerous former foreign ministers from around the globe, including former us Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.