Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Radio Prague Today 7.25.2012

Articles posted today

Transport minister faces ultimatum over registration system

Continuing problems with the country's new vehicle registration system, which crashed for the umpteenth time on Wednesday, could see Transport Minister Pavel Dobeš resign by the end of the week. The prime minister warned Mr Dobeš that unless the faulty system was running without complications by Friday, he expected the minister to go.

Petr Koukal: a symbol of survival at the London Olympics

Czech badminton player Petr Koukal will carry his country's flag at Friday's Olympic Games opening ceremony in London, just a year after winning his battle against testicular cancer. The Czech Badminton Federation described the choice as "a big step for Czech badminton and a huge leap for Peter Koukal". Shortly before departing for London with the team of Czech athletes Koukal shared his feelings with journalists.