Stories about Czech Republic from February, 2008
Czech Republic: Foreign Minister
The Czech Daily Word writes about the Czech foreign minister, whose full title is “His Serene Highness The Prince of Schwarzenberg, Count of Sulz, Princely Landgrave in Klettgau and Duke of Krummau.”
Czech Republic: Health Minister Rescues a Pedestrian
The Czech Daily Word writes about how the Czech health minister's saved a pedestrian's life.
Czech Republic: Czech Soldier Blogging From Iraq
The Czech Daily Word links to a Czech-language blog of a Czech soldier stationed in Iraq.
Czech Republic, U.S.: Visa-Free Regime
The Czech Daily Word and The Reference Frame report on the signing of a U.S.-Czech agreement on visa-free regime.
Czech Republic: Markéta Irglová Gets an Oscar
The Reference Frame posts a note on Markéta Irglová, the first Czech female Oscar winner.
Czech Republic, Slovakia: 60 Years Since Communist Takeover
The Reference Frame writes about the 60th anniversary of the Communist takeover of Czechoslovakia.
Czech Republic: Still Some More on the Election
Belatedly, another link on the presidential election in the Czech Republic: The Reference Frame writes that “one of Klaus's numerous tasks in the second term will be to abolish the global warming religion in the European Union that will be under the Czech Republic presidency in H1 of 2009.”
Iran: From Prague to Iran
Michal Svec, a young Czeck man has published several photos of his trip to Iranian cities.
Czech Republic: Klaus Re-Elected
Rather belatedly, a link to the post by The Czech Daily Word, announcing that the Czech president Vaclav Klaus won the election: “Klaus got 141 votes, which is exactly the threshold he needed.”
Czech Republic: Presidential Election 3.1
The presidential election in the Czech Republic continues – and the legislators have been drinking some wine, The Czech Daily Word reports.
Czech Republic, U.S.: Visa Regime Likely to End
The Czech Daily Word reports – here and here – that the visa regime with the United States is likely to end this year.
Czech Republic: “A Bit of Slovakia”
The Czech Daily Word writes about “a bit of Slovakia in downtown Brno.”
Czech Republic: Presidential Election 2
More coverage of the Czech presidential election – at The Czech Daily Word – here, here and here: “I swear, if we don’t have the direct vote by 2013, I will go and live naked in the bushes on U.S. Virgin Islands.”
Czech Republic: Presidential Election 1
Dr. Sean's Diary writes about “farce and deadlock” of the Czech presidential election – here and here: “Then we get to voting proper – sort of. In the best Czech traditions, deputies and senators actually spend the next nine hours trying to agree procedural questions – whether they will vote...
Czech Republic: SMS Tickets
Brno passengers will soon be able to pay for their tram rides via SMS, the Czech Daily Word reports.