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  • Takeover of Volksbank signals Russian bank strength
    March 31, 2013, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

    A new sign in black and a striking interior in green: The recently unveiled Sberbank branch in the center of Prague is certainly trying to stand out. The significance of […]

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    PayPal chief in CEE enjoys being a mobile manager
    March 18, 2013, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

    With the number of transactions it processed globally having jumped 22 percent last year, and with its revenues increasing 26 percent to $5.6 billion, PayPal is capitalizing on the growing […]

  • Czech smoking ban could be law this time
    January 18, 2013, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

    Proposed more than once in the past but always shelved, a ban on smoking in pubs and restaurants could finally become law in the Czech Republic after legislation was presented […]

  • Škoda makes big inroads into China
    October 12, 2012, by Daniel Bardsley for The Prague Post

    When Petr Vávra, a counselor at the Czech Embassy in Beijing, recently spent a couple of days in Lianyungang, a coastal city in eastern China, he was, perhaps surprisingly, sometimes reminded […]