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Even though the Czech Republic assumed the EU presidency on January 1st, the celebration with EU and Czech government officials was scheduled for the 7th of January. The EU officials spent the whole day in Prague to experience the Czech cuisine and learn about our culture, and in the evening they had a chance to attend a celebration ceremony in the National Theatre in Prague. Many politicians, diplomats and other important figures attended this event; however, the Czech President Vaclav Klaus was absent.
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Czech Prime Minister Miroslav Topolanek and Deputy Prime Minister Alexandr Vondra presented the new logo yesterday, which the Czech Republic will use during their term of Presidency for the European Union. The colorful logo represents the diversity and openness and also the web portal of the Czech presidency of the EU and will be available to the public on the 1st of December 2008 and fully from the new year.
The author of this logo is a graphic designer Tomas Pakosta from Litomysl. The logo was honored as a “smart design” symbolizing a country of intelligent and smart people. The logo competition began in July 2007 and a total of 350 designs were entered into this contest. The winning design, however, stood out of all of them. Continue reading →
On Friday, Sept 19th 2008, the Czech Senate approved a bill amendment that would make it easier to attract qualified staff from abroad to the Czech Republic. This movement is expected to bolster the Czech Republic’s supply of skilled workers from outside the European Union. If the amendment is signed by the president, the first green cards could be issued in January 2009. People’s reactions vary, though. Will this movement do any harm to the Czech nation?