Friday, April 19, 2013

Radio Prague Today 4.19.2013

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Business News 19.4.2013

In Business News: The EC proposal to lower the ceiling on business incentives could severely undercut investment in the country, the Czech Statistical Office posts the highest Czech current account on record, a Czech district court passes a breakthrough verdict in a dispute over bank fees and one in twelve Czechs now have a problem repaying their debts.

GASK to offer a bit of Venice in upcoming exhibition

In this week's Arts I talk to Jitka Hanušová of Art for People, collaborating on an upcoming exhibition at the GASK Gallery in Kutná Hora, central Bohemia. The show, entitled "Venice - the Eternal Dream", opens next week, featuring work by Italian photographer Maria Pia Severi and Venetian Carnevale masks from the traditional Pietro Longhi atelier.

Czech Republic to provide aid to devastated Texan town

The Czech Republic will provide aid to the Texan town of West, which has been devastated by a massive explosion at a local fertiliser plant. The country's ambassador to the US has arrived in the town, which has a very strong Czech heritage, and says the Czech government will help rebuild the community. More assistance for West should also come from the north Moravian towns whose inhabitants settled in the town more than a century ago.

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