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Czechs to take major steps to relax virus restrictions

15 May 2020

PRAGUE The Czech Republic will take major steps to relax its coronavirus lockdown measures from May 25, opening restaurants, hotels and pools and allowing gatherings of hundreds of people, health officials said on Friday.

Czechs to take major steps to relax virus restrictions

15 May 2020

PRAGUE, May 15 The Czech Republic will take major steps to relax its coronavirus lockdown measures from May 25, opening restaurants, hotels and pools and allowing gatherings of hundreds of people, health officials said on Friday.

Czech central bank surprises with hefty 75 bps rate cut

07 May 2020

PRAGUE The Czech National Bank cut its main interest rate by a bigger-than-expected 75 basis points on Thursday, bringing borrowing costs ever closer to zero as it seeks to soften the economic blow of the coronavirus outbreak.

Czechs ease more travel bans, add help for coronavirus-hit firms

05 May 2020

PRAGUE The Czech Republic will lift a ban on international bus and train travel from May 11 as the government on Monday rolled back more of its measures to combat the coronavirus outbreak and added aid to hard-hit companies.

Prague district mayor says he is under police protection against Russian threat

29 Apr 2020

PRAGUE The mayor of one of the Czech capital's districts said on Tuesday he had been put under police protection due to a threat that a Russian man had been sent to kill him, escalating a row between Prague and Moscow.

Prague district mayor says he is under police protection against Russian threat

29 Apr 2020

PRAGUE, April 28 The mayor of one of the Czech capital's districts said on Tuesday he had been put under police protection due to a threat that a Russian man had been sent to kill him, escalating a row between Prague and Moscow.

Without tourist revenue, Prague's Jewish community fears for future of welfare services

27 Apr 2020

PRAGUE With ticket sales to Prague's Jewish quarter halted during the coronavirus lockdown, the community is having to tap its reserves to pay for welfare services for Holocaust survivors that tourists usually help fund.

Czechs lift ban on movement and travel, speed up reopening shops as new COVID-19 cases slow

24 Apr 2020

PRAGUE The Czech Republic eased restrictions on Thursday aimed at slowing the spread of the new coronavirus after a drop in new cases sparked optimism the outbreak had so far been brought under control.

UPDATE 2-Czechs lift ban on movement and travel, speed up reopening shops as new COVID-19 cases slow

24 Apr 2020

PRAGUE, April 23 The Czech Republic eased restrictions on Thursday aimed at slowing the spread of the new coronavirus after a drop in new cases sparked optimism the outbreak had so far been brought under control.

Czech lawmakers call on government to look beyond China for coronavirus supplies

18 Apr 2020

PRAGUE Czech lawmakers took aim on Friday at the government's decision buy protective equipment from China to limit the coronavirus outbreak and called for the next batch of supplies to come domestically or from closer to home.

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