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January 31, 2013, by Jonathan Crane of The Prague Post

With cries of “Long live Zeman” ringing out around a packed conference room at the Top Hotel Praha Jan. 26, a triumphant Miloš Zeman bustled his way through the media […]

Battle for Czech presidency heats up ahead of second round

January 25, 2013, by Jonathan Crane of The Prague Post

When Miloš Zeman declared to the media that his presidential runoff against Karel Schwarzenberg was a choice “between a candidate from the left ...

Ready for round two in Czech presidential elections

January 18, 2013, by Jonathan Crane of The Prague Post

Arms raised and smiling for the cameras, Karel Schwarzenberg looked like a man who had just won a boxing match rather than a political contest. But as ...

Czech Republic: Who’s to blame for methanol poisoning?

October 26, 2012, by Jonathan Crane of The Prague Post

The wave of deaths from methanol poisoning could have been avoided if successive Czech governments had not willfully ignored the warning signs, an inv ...

  • Czech Republic’s new gold rush
    October 5, 2012, by Jonathan Crane of The Prague Post

    Gold has fascinated people for thousands of years. From the ancient Egyptians who used it to craft elaborate artifacts to the Aztecs who worshipped it as a gift from God, […]

  • Czech teens top list of underage drinkers
    July 27, 2012, by Jonathan Crane of The Prague Post

    Ask why they are drinking alcohol, and you get a range of answers. “It’s fun and an opportunity to make friends,” says František, 16, as he downs a bottle of […]

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    Up to par: The success of Czech golf courses
    July 4, 2012, by Jonathan Crane of The Prague Post

    Mark Twain once said, “Golf is a good walk spoiled.” But, for local businessmen, golf can be a long-term investment returned, and despite the global recession, private equity groups in […]