China says Czech visit to Taiwan harmed its sovereignty

Asia Pacific / Politics Sep 6, 2020

China says Czech visit to Taiwan harmed its sovereignty

The Chinese Embassy in Prague on Saturday condemned this week's visit to Taiwan by a Czech delegation as "a serious infringement on China's national sovereignty." A delegation of about 90 Czech politicians, entrepreneurs, scientists and journalists led by Senate speaker Milos Vystrcil visited Taiwan from ...

Coronavirus 'Class of 2020': Europe's lost generation?

Business / Economy Jul 9, 2020

Coronavirus 'Class of 2020': Europe's lost generation?

When Dunia Skaunicova graduated in media marketing from Prague's Metropolitan university she quickly found a dream first job at a startup in the Czech capital, where companies were fighting to snap up multilingual graduates. Months later, however, she suddenly found herself back looking for work ...

Olympics / Winter Olympics / Ice hockey Feb 17, 2018

Czech Republic beats Canada in shootout

The Czech Republic beat Canada 3-2 in a shootout on Saturday in a back-and-forth preliminary game in the men's Olympic ice hockey tournament. Petr Koukal and Jan Kovar both scored in the shootout, topping Canada's lone goal. Earlier, Canada had pulled ahead 2-1 on the power ...

National / Politics Jan 5, 2017

Kishida leaves for France to attend security talks

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Thursday left Japan for France, where he is set to attend "two plus two" talks involving the countries' foreign and defense ministers in which they are likely to discuss China's growing assertiveness in the Asia-Pacific region. After France, Kishida will ...