Monthly Archives: December 2005

Alfa 159: heart-driven choice

Written by: Jan Tuček A person chooses some cars with an ardent heart, others with cool reason. The Italian beauty called Alfa 159 is definitely in the first category. AT FIRST GLANCE this sports-tuned, 4.66 meter-long sedan addresses the senses with its graceful lines, the work of the famed designer Giorgetto Giugiaro. The comfortable interior…

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Šípek Bistrot: A jumble of tastes, aromas, colors, and shapes

Šípek Bistrot: A jumble of tastes, aromas, colors, and shapes Written by: Monika Mudranincová Photo: Dorothea Bylica Šípek Bistrot is a modern, casual establishment where informality and experimentation go hand-in-hand with high quality. In spite of the casual atmosphere, the venue is both a gourmet’s paradise and a designer’s dream. Just a few steps from…

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The aristocrat of distillates

Written by: Petr Tůma Every cognac is brandy, but not every brandy is cognac, as set forth in a law from 1924 that all alcohol producers in the world must follow, like it or not. foto archive This seemingly complicated sentence indicates that true cognacs are made only from selected kinds of white grapes, mainly…

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In the name of woman

Written by: Štěpánka Strouhalová Photo by: Věroslav Sixt Beata Rajská Photo: archiv Beata Rajská is building a strong brand with the goal of offering broadly conceived styles on the market, combining high quality with the hallmark of designer originality. IF YOU TRY to describe Beata Rajská’s fashion statements, the term timeless style would probably be…

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Real estate transfer tax

Written by: Halka Jaklová Photo by: René Jakl Would you like to know how and when you are obligated to pay taxes on real estate transfers? According to Law No. 357/1992 Coll., transfer against payment for or change of ownership of real estate is subject to real estate transfer tax. The financial office in whose…

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Ivana Radimecká: Our team is like a family

Written by: Monika Mudranincová Photo by: Vojtěch Vlk For seven years, the daily role of Ivana Radimecká, director of the non-profit organization White Light I, has been to maintain a therapeutic community for people with drug dependencies. What activities does the civic association White Light I engage in? It provides all levels of care for…

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Healthcare: private vs public

Written by: Jason Hovet Photo by: Luminum Private health clinics continue to sprout up, restructure, or expand. Finding clientele among large, mostly international firms is helping growth, as a number of individuals are starting to look elsewhere for what they can’t get from the public system. Petr Seidl “CYCLICAL DEBTS in public health insurance have…

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CURRENT ISSUE

Written by: Todd F. Shaw Multimedia gifts are the way to go this year, as technology makes it possible to put big things in small packages. Can Apple make carrying your music any easier? The pencil-thin iPod Nano carries either 2 or 4 gigs of music, and looks incredibly sleek. CZK 7,000 Fully integrated wireless…

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Holiday help

Written by: Jiří Vašek Someone figured out that for Santa Claus to make two billion children around the world happy he’d have to travel at 1,046 kilometers a second. Shopping over the internet is a bit slower, but it zips along. And at least you can avoid the crowded madness and perhaps you’ll even find…

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Data management in the SME market

Written by: Petr Vykoukal Photo: Tomáš Kubeš Jan Přerovský LCS’s founders made the dream of many entrepreneurs come true – to found a successful firm, turn it over to a capable manager after a few years, and then sit back and watch it grow. LCS INTERNATIONAL, the largest purely Czech producer of business information systems,…

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