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15th January 2018 / Politics / Elections

AmCham CZ: Czech presidential vote - first round overview

Inside is a comparison of the voting totals for the 2013 and 2018 Czech presidential elections to provide some possible clues on what is going to happen in the second round of the presidential elections. An article by the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic.
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15th February 2018 / Politics / Elections

Grayling CZ Political Digest

Despite the numerous hiccups accompanying the current government of prime minister Andrej Babiš – the failed vote of confidence last month, the lengthy negotiations with other potential coalition partners, and not forgetting the infamous police investigation into the potential EU subsidy fraud surrounding the Stork’s Nest case – it seems nothing can diminish the determination of this administration to govern. 
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26th January 2018 / Politics / Elections

Euractiv.cz: Analyst: Euroscepticism among Czechs will stay, even with new president

The roots of Euroscepticism among the Czechs go back 10 or 15 years and if Jiří Drahoš defeats the incumbent President Miloš Zeman in a runoff vote on 26-27 January, he will struggle to reverse the trend, political analyst Lubomír Kopeček told EURACTIV.
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24th January 2018 / Politics / Elections

Quo vadis, Czech media?

On January 23, 2018, the AmCham hosted a panel discussion "Quo vadis, Czech media?". with: Nora Fridrichová from 168 hodin Filip Rožánek from Marketing & Media Dalibor Balšínek from Echo 24 Tomáš Jeník from Euro moderated by AmCham Marketing committee member, Gabriela Bechynská from Mondelez.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic