Aktualne.cz CzechNews brings you a taste of this week's issue of its partner publication, English-language investigative weekly Czech Insider.
The new issue will be available here at 4 PM (CET).
Remek's chances for Moscow ambassador post increase
Revealed - Outgoing President Vaclav Klaus will let his successor in office, Milos Zeman, decide on a new ambassador to Russia, Czech Insider has learned from a source close to the president-elect.
Klaus will not sign the list of new ambassadors, which was approved by the government and sent to the outgoing president by Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg in February... (read more here).
New front opens in battle for Temelin
Revealed - A new front opened in the battle between Russia's state nuclear agency Rosatom and American-Japanese company Westinghouse for a multibillion euro deal to expand the Temelin nuclear plant.
On January 20, the Aha! tabloid newspaper published an advertisement that claimed that if selected as contractor, Westinghouse would use cheap Chinese technology and hire cheap Chinese labor for the work, instead of hiring Czech companies... (read more here).
Tykac's prosecution complicates things for Czech Coal
Business - CEZ's board of directors and supervisory board approved a new version of a draft agreement with the European Commission (EC). The agreement is expected to end the EC's anti-monopoly trial against the Czech semi state energy company.
Czech Insider has learned that the draft agreement was prepared in close consultation with Czech Coal officials... (read more here).
... AND MUCH MORE!
Czech Insider is an English-language weekly edition of Deník Insider ("Insider Daily"), a Czech subscription-only daily newspaper prepared by the creators of Aktualne.cz that provides original investigative insight into the top tiers of Czech politics and business.
Every Monday at 4 PM (CET), Czech Insider publishes the English translation of the most important stories from the previous week. You can get your one month or one year subscription here.
autor: Czech Insider