International Investors Seek Startups at SEETT Event

March 21, 2019

International investors active in SEE region and top local tech companies to meet in Bucharest and Sofia The business platform of South East Europe Tech Tour 2019 is coming to the Balkans in May for second year International investors active in the SEE region and top local tech companies will mee

In memoriam: Gen. Milan Píka, son of war hero and first victim of judicial murder in Communist Czechoslovakia

March 21, 2019

General Milan Píka, whose father also held that rank and was executed
following a Communist Party-orchestrated show trial, has died at the age of
96. Himself punished on false charges, the World War II veteran nonetheless

Joseph Balaz: From fleeing communist Czechoslovakia as a student to working for global celebrities in New York

March 18, 2019

Joseph Balaz is president of the Bohemian Benevolent and Literary
Association, which brings together the leading Czech organisations in New
York. But Balaz’s main activity is running a successful construction firm

Daily news summary 17.3.2019

March 17, 2019

Slovak runoff pair welcomed, Krumlov bus charges, 80 years of driving on right

Czech politicians welcome pro-European candidates making Slovak presidential runoff

March 17, 2019

The Czech minister of foreign affairs, Tomáš Petříček, has welcomed
the fact that Zuzana Čaputová and Maroš Šefčovič have made it into
the second round of Slovakia’s presidential elections. Mr. Petříček
said both were guaranteed to fight against extremism and hatred.

Czechs driving on right exactly 80 years

March 17, 2019

Czechs began driving on the right side of the road on this day 80 years
ago. The Nazis introduced the change from driving on the left on March 17,
1939, two days after their occupation of the Czech lands began.

“The English don’t do it that way”: three generations of a Prague family in London

March 16, 2019

At a hundred Věra Hykšová is brimming with energy. She is also more than
a little glamorous. I went to see her just after Christmas at her flat in
the leafy London suburb of Richmond. Her daughter Veronika and

March 15, 1939 – The day Czechoslovakia ceased to exist

March 15, 2019

Eighty years ago today, on March 15 1939, Hitler gave Czechoslovak
President Emil Hácha a stark choice: accept becoming a protectorate or
face destruction. After Hácha reluctantly agreed to give up his
country’s independence the German army started moving in. It was the

Czechs remember 80 year anniversary of Nazi occupation

March 15, 2019

People across the Czech Republic are commemorating the anniversary of the
occupation of Czechoslovakia by Hitler’s Germany on this day 80 years
ago, which was followed by the establishment of the Protectorate of Bohemia

Prague tops Mercer quality of life rankings in CEE, place 69th globally

March 14, 2019

The Czech capital offers the best quality of life among the cities of the
former Eastern bloc, according to the latest survey by the US consultancy
Mercer.

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