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· January, 2009

Stories about Czech Republic from January, 2009

Czech Republic: Jobless Foreign Laborers

The Czech Daily Word writes about the situation with several thousand foreign workers in the Czech Republic, who have lost their jobs and are now stuck in the country: “And...

Europe: The “Two Cows” Jokes

Inspired by the “two cows” joke that's “been around for years in one form or another,” 20 east comes up with a few ones of his own.

Czech Republic: European Artists Strike Back (at Entropa)

CzechFolks.com writes about a few European artists who have reacted to Entropa by creating “caricatures of the Czech Republic through their eyes.”

Czech Republic: Hradec Králové

The Journeys of Captain Oddsocks writes about Hradec Králové, “one of the oldest and most important cities in Bohemia.”

Romania: Czech Villages in Banat

CzechFolks.com writes about the Czech villages in the south of the Romanian Banat: “People in Banat have preserved their heritage for more than 180 years by simply passing it from...

Czech Republic: A Fairy Tale; Travel; Language

Czechmatediary writes about travel to Telc, Moravia, which is also called the “Moravian Venice”; posts a Czech fairy tale about the 12 months; and asks a linguistics expert about the...

Czech Republic: News and Culture Roundup

A few updates from CzechFolks.com: Josef Lada‘s drawings; Karel Capek‘s life and writings; Vaclav Havel‘s health problems; the launch of a new Czech TV station; the 20th anniversary of Czech...

Czech Republic: Recession

A Fistful of Euros writes on the state of the Czech economy – here and here.

Europe: Entropa

Belatedly, links to some posts on Entropa: Margarete of The Foreigner's Guide to Living in Slovakia believes “it should be taken down”; Kosmopolito thinks that “the debate around the project...

Czech Republic: Museum of Exile

CzechMateDiary writes about the Museum of Czech and Slovak Exile that has opened in Brno.

Czech Republic: Relations With Israel and the EU

The Reference Frame writes about the Czech PM's stance on the situation in the Middle East: “The Czech politicians have clearly come under fire from the self-proclaimed exclusively politically correct...

Czech Republic: EU Presidency

The Reference Frame writes about what to expect from the Czech EU presidency.

Czech Republic: Havel and Klaus documentaries

Dr. Sean's Diary reviews two TV-documentaries of respectively Czech leaders Vaclac Klaus and Vaclav Havel.

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