Scaled-down Czech film festival opens in empty auditorium

A Czech film festival disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic unveiled a scaled-down program of movies with an opening ceremony in an empty auditorium and a star-free red carpet. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the … Read more Scaled-down Czech film festival opens in empty auditorium

Huge dinner held on Prague bridge to celebrate easing of coronavirus restrictions in Czech Republic

People in Prague gathered around a 500-metre-long dinner table on Tuesday. They came together to celebrate the end of most Covid-19 restrictions in the Czech Republic. The table ran the length of the historic Charles Bridge in the centre of Prague. The Czech Republic was among the first to implement tough restrictions designed to curb … Read more Huge dinner held on Prague bridge to celebrate easing of coronavirus restrictions in Czech Republic

The Global Guardians: Slovak pilot volunteers create online network to deliver supplies

At the height of the coronavirus pandemic in Slovakia, Roman Benedek, a pilot and software engineer, made a public appeal on social media for pilots with private jets to form a volunteer team to deliver masks, thermometers, protective suits and other supplies around the country. Within a week, more than 80 pilots had responded. Their … Read more The Global Guardians: Slovak pilot volunteers create online network to deliver supplies

Footwear Retailer Bata Is ‘Very Bullish’ on India: CEO

Jun.11 — Alexis Nasard, chief executive officer of Bata, a Czech family-owned global footwear company, fashion accessory manufacturer and retailer whose legacy goes back 125 years, discusses how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting his company, and his growth strategy. He speaks with Haslinda Amin and Rishaad Salamat on “Bloomberg Markets: Asia.”

Palestine Sunbird: A Stamp of Defiance | Al Jazeera World

Palestinian protest against Israeli occupation has taken many forms in the past seven decades – from all-out Arab-Israeli war, to the Intifadas and the Great March of Return. On a global level, Palestinian leaders continue to lobby for increased international recognition of the State of Palestine. Meanwhile, on a smaller scale, other forms of self-determination … Read more Palestine Sunbird: A Stamp of Defiance | Al Jazeera World

Czech Republic Allows Beer Gardens To Reopen

Cheers from Prague! The Czech Republic has allowed beer gardens to reopen, a small relief for the country’s $2bn restaurant industry. The government is gradually relaxing restrictions after 8 weeks of coronavirus lockdown. In the first easing phase, only outdoor venues are allowed to serve customers. However, damage from the coronavirus dented the European Union’s … Read more Czech Republic Allows Beer Gardens To Reopen

Czech Republic breaths new life into ‘bad Russians’ stereotype

A Russian diplomat in Prague has received threats after Czech media published his identity. It came as journalists speculated that the man arrived in the country in mid-March to poison local politicians. Russian Foreign Ministry urged its Czech counterparts to guarantee security for its employees. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com … Read more Czech Republic breaths new life into ‘bad Russians’ stereotype

CZECH REPUBLIC and CORONAVIRUS: A role model for EUROPE? – VisualPolitik EN

The Czech Republic is one of the first European countries to lift mass confinement measures. You could say they’ve achieved the first victory against the coronavirus. At the time of making this video, they had barely exceeded 6000 infections and the number of deaths was still under 200: record figures, especially if we compare them … Read more CZECH REPUBLIC and CORONAVIRUS: A role model for EUROPE? – VisualPolitik EN

Polish workers call for borders with Germany to re-open

Polish people have been protesting along the German and Czech borders against Covid-19 restrictions that prevent them from getting to work – or home from work. Many border crossing points are closed, at others there are long queues, and Poland requires everyone returning, without exception, to spend two weeks at home in quarantine. There are … Read more Polish workers call for borders with Germany to re-open

Czech #Masks4All Movement Goes Global

QuickTake by Bloomberg shared the story of how the #Mask4All movement in the Czech Republic got the country wearing face masks in just three days – and now the movement is going global. “We pushed our government to make masks mandatory and in just 3 days everyone outside was wearing a face mask.” As the … Read more Czech #Masks4All Movement Goes Global

Should countries start lifting their lockdown measures? I Inside Story

Measures to stop the spread of coronavirus are affecting the lives of billions around the world. Europe accounts for half of the two million cases recorded worldwide. But some countries are easing their lockdowns, saying the rate of new infections appears to be stabilising. Austria, the Czech Republic, Denmark and Germany have allowed some shops … Read more Should countries start lifting their lockdown measures? I Inside Story

How will the European Union ease coronavirus lockdowns? | ITV News

As school children in Denmark return to lessons, how will the rest of the European Union get back to normal after the coronavirus lockdown? With Denmark, Austria and the Czech Republic already lifting some lockdown measures, the European Union has unveiled its map to easing the restrictions which have been imposed to limit the spread … Read more How will the European Union ease coronavirus lockdowns? | ITV News

Chinese medical supplies arrive in Czech Republic

A Chinese cargo plane landed in the Czech Republic late on Saturday loaded with medical supplies. Just over 1,000 cases have been confirmed in the Czech Republic so far. The plane flew from the city of Shenzhen in south China with 117 tons of equipment. It includes 2 million respirators, 5 million face masks, 80,000 … Read more Chinese medical supplies arrive in Czech Republic

Czech President Milos Zeman thanks China for support amid COVID-19

Czech President Milos Zeman has thanked China for supporting his country’s fight against the coronavirus outbreak. “The biggest difficulty that the Czech Republic faces is the extreme lack of medical supplies, so I would like to thank the People’s Republic of China. China is the only country that helped us and sent medical supplies,” he … Read more Czech President Milos Zeman thanks China for support amid COVID-19

Coronavirus: European nations tighten clampdown – BBC News

Several European nations have introduced more stringent restrictions on movement as they combat the spread of the coronavirus. Austria has banned gatherings of more than five people, and expanded the list of countries it restricts entry to. Romania is set to declare a state of emergency, and the Czech PM said he was likely to … Read more Coronavirus: European nations tighten clampdown – BBC News