Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Radio Prague Today 4.10.2013

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Czech-Polish food row heats up

The drawn-out Czech-Polish dispute over the quality of food imports this week reached a new level after Polish officials accused the Czech authorities and media of waging a campaign aimed at hurting Polish food sales in the country. Czech officials, meanwhile, complain about poor quality of some Polish foodstuffs, and say inspections prove they fail to meet set standards much more often that Czech products.

Korean Air gets minority stake in Czech Airlines

Representatives of the Czech government and Czech Aeroholding signed an agreement with Korean Air on Wednesday, giving the South Korean state airlines a 44-percent stake in Czech Airlines. The Czech side sees the new partnership as a long-awaited lifeline for the struggling state airline, while the Koreans are hoping to gain a stronger foothold in Europe.

Lendl's unique Mucha collection goes on show in Prague

A much-anticipated exhibition of posters by the Czech Art Nouveau master Alfons Mucha has just opened its doors at the grand Municipal House in central Prague. The collection, which belongs to the Czech-born tennis legend Ivan Lendl, is the largest in the world and is being shown publicly for the first time ever.