Monthly Archives: July 2004

ISSUE #104

Written by: Klára Smolová Photo: Věroslav Sixt, Aleš Vlachovský Bovine festivities – 27.05.2004 Before cows flooded the streets of Prague, they met in an old factory in Karlín, where a splendid exhibition was organized. Stilt-walkers were mingling among guests, jugglers were swinging on the trapeze and the musicians played lively tunes. Only steaks were missing……

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Magda Vašáryová: Ambassador of charm and good will

Written by: Monika Mudranincová Photo: archiv If anyone is a model for Czech-Slovak ties, it is this Slovak woman, who has been sort of adopted by Czechs. Ms Magda has acted in successful Czech films like Radúz and Mahulena, Markéta Lazarová, and Postřižiny, completely enchanting the male population. After 26 years she turned her career…

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UP&DOWN

Written by: Monika Mudranincová PEOPLE UP Photo: ČTK Karel Komárek The Moravian financier and oil tycoon, who took over CK Fischer last year, made about CZK 3.5 billion gross profit (from all his companies) and turnover in the tens of billions of crowns in 2003. He is now looking for new opportunities mainly abroad. Photo:…

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ISSUE #104

Written by: Anita Lišková photo by: Tomáš Kubeš E-COMMERCE: Web sites gaining ground as promo tool Today, company web sites are a standard communication channel in the Czech Republic, and according to a study by TNS Factum, are seen as necessities. The greatest advantage of communicating with customers through company web sites is 24-hour “interaction”,…

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The Špidla circus

Written by: Philippe Riboton LOOKING BACK at last month’s European election results in the Czech Republic, one must admit that the Czech prime minister Vladimír Špidla achieved quite an outstanding performance. Nearly one of a lifetime. Not only did the Social Democratic party under his leadership hit rock bottom, allowing the Communist party to reach…

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