Stories about Czech Republic from July, 2009
The Czech Daily Word reports that “Christian Democrats oppose plans to build a new mosque in Brno.”
CzechFolks.com writes about the 2009 winners of the award for Significant Czech Woman Abroad.
Gerhard Mangott discusses [GER] the recent letter by Central and East European leaders, warning the US of the consequences of a withdrawal from the region.
The Czech Daily Word draws attention to a survey showing that 6 out of 10 Czechs support the death penalty.
Czechmatediary comments on a New York Times article reporting how Slovakia benefits from the introduction of Euro, whereas the Czech Republic seems to lag behind without the EU-currency.
The Reference Frame examines the biography of ingenious Czech inventor and engineer Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), and discusses his role for the development of science and industry.
The Reference Frame reports that Czech President Vaclac Klaus has vetoed a parliamentary anti-crisis bill and presents his own thoughts on the matter.
CzechFolks.com reports that Canada is considering reimposing visa requirements for Czech citizens, following a surge in the number of Czech refugee seekers to Canada over the last year.
The Reference Frame tells about the first ever serially manufactured triple hybrid bus, made in the Czech city of Pilsen – otherwise famous for its beer.