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[l] at 8/14/20 12:30am
by Irina Nikolaeva | Prague Daily Monitor

While commercial cinema theaters are in the standby mode waiting for the world premieres independent cinemas like Kino Světozor, Kino Aero, and Bio Oko screen the last year's bestsellers and everyone's favorite films.

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[l] at 8/14/20 12:30am
Prague Daily Monitor

H40, located inside the former slaughterhouse in Holešovice's market square, is intended to be a public space where visitors can join art and ceramic workshops or education and leisure programs, as well as a meeting point for creatives and artists.

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[l] at 8/13/20 2:05am
Prague Daily Monitor

According to inspectors from the Czech State Agricultural and Food Inspection Authority, over one-third of ice cream machines did not meet hygienic standards, primarily due to the improper cleaning of machines, iRozhlas reported on Wednesday.

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[l] at 8/13/20 2:05am
Prague Daily Monitor

The Czech Hydrometeorological Institute has extended its "extreme temperatures" warning, which today includes most regions with the average temperatures extending 31°C in the shade. The heat is expected to end on Friday with the upcoming storm, rain, and the temperature of 27°C.

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[l] at 8/11/20 11:29pm
by Lee Robert Adams | Prague Daily Monitor

Perhaps the finest film I've encountered about the communist-era Czechoslovakia so far is Vojtěch Jasný's wondrous All My Good Countrymen, writes Lee in this week's Czech Film Review .

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[l] at 8/11/20 11:29pm
Prague Daily Monitor

According to the Russian president the world's first coronavirus vaccine has been developed by the Nikolay Gamaleya Institute of Epidemiological and Microbiological Research. The vaccine was tested for two months before concluding its clinical trials, which has raised some concerns from scientists about the safety of the vaccine.

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[l] at 8/11/20 1:29am
Prague Daily Monitor

Radovan Krejčíř's luxurious villa in Černošice is definitely not on the list of the most desired properties. It has been offered for sale at auctions since 2016, failing to sell yet again on Thursday – now being offered for just one twentieth of the purchase price.

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[l] at 8/11/20 12:47am
Prague Daily Monitor

Whether the chills, storms and rains ruined your plans or gave you a long-anticipated relief, the synoptics predict the return of hot weather to the Czech Republic starting from Friday, August 7th. The weather will stay at or above the mark 30 °C for at least a week in almost all of Czech regions. Closer to the second half of the month, the heat is expected to gradually decrease to an average of 24-26°C.

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[l] at 8/11/20 12:47am
by Nor'easter | Prague Daily Monitor

Nor'easter writes about a once in a lifetime opportunity - visit Prague while all the residents are in the countryside and the international tourists are severely restricted.

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[l] at 8/11/20 12:17am
Prague Daily Monitor

The pandemic hit many markets, but the real estate industry was only minimally impacted. The prices for apartments, land, and houses continue to rise, Idnes.cz reports.

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[l] at 8/11/20 12:17am
Prague Daily Monitor

Since 1st August, Ukraine updated its Covid-19-risk classification policy, which led to the Czech Republic being eliminated from the list of safe countries. As of August 1st, all citizens travelling to Ukraine from the Czech Republic will either have to present a negative Covid-19 test or go into a mandatory isolation for 14 days, Vinegret.cz reports.

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[l] at 8/10/20 11:32pm
Prague Daily Monitor

The Czech Foreign Minister, Tomáš Petříček, denied on Monday that Czechia organized the ongoing protests in Belarus after the Belarusian president accused the country of fomenting dissent amid a disputed election, Lidovky.cz reported. Petříček stated that Lukashenko has presented no evidence of interference, although he said that Czechia's general policy was to support an independent civil society in the country.

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[l] at 8/10/20 11:32pm
by Kate Šíblová | Prague Daily Monitor

Ice lollies, ice rolls, sorbets, gelatos...the Prague Ice Cream Festival will offer all types and flavors of the popular summer treat at the Holesovice exhibition grounds on August 30.

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[l] at 8/9/20 11:51pm
Prague Leadership Institute

Franklin Delano Roosevelt realized how easy it was to live in a bubble of power and authority and be disconnected from reality. I see this frequently in business when leaders create an atmosphere of quiet acceptance in which people are intimidated and do not speak out, other than to agree.

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[l] at 8/9/20 11:51pm
Prague Daily Monitor

Eleven people, including three children, died in a fire, which broke out in a 13-storey panel house in the town of Bohumín, Moravian-Silesian Region, on Saturday, 8th August. Because of the rapid speed at which the fire spread, the investigators were led to believe that the fire was a deliberate act, Seznam.cz reports. The main version suggests that the arsonist used a substance to accelerate the fire, such as petrol.

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[l] at 8/9/20 11:51pm
by Ladislav Poledna | Prague Daily Monitor

We live in fast and furious times. No matter if you are a grocery at the corner or a downtown shop. You need to continue evolving and innovating to keep customers engaged over time. Customer loyalty is the key to your future success.

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[l] at 8/7/20 3:48am
by Irina Nikolaeva | Prague Daily Monitor

American film director, writer and producer Paul Thomas Anderson (PTA) turned 50 this year. Prague's Kino Aero will screen the best of his works at the end of August.

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[l] at 8/7/20 3:16am
Prague Daily Monitor

On the 4th of August, massive explosions rocked Lebanon's capital Beirut, claiming at least 135 lives, injuring about 5,000 people, and displacing at least 300,000 as of Wednesday, according to the latest reports. The Czech Republic promptly responded to the explosions by deciding to send a special Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team to Beirut.

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[l] at 8/7/20 3:16am
by Lee Robert Adams | Prague Daily Monitor

In this week's Czech Film Review , Lee Robert Adams focuses on Želary, a classy wartime romantic drama that scored an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film in 2004.

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[l] at 8/7/20 2:44am
Prague Daily Monitor

Earlier this week, it was announced that the Czech government is planning to discuss the idea of the most significant tax reform over the last 13 years. The reform is supposed to abolish the income tax of 15% of the super-gross wage by cutting it down to the payment of 15% of gross wage. However, the Deputy PM and head of the CSSD, Jan Hamáček, called the plan unrealistic due to a huge loss of state budget revenue.

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[l] at 8/7/20 2:44am
Prague Daily Monitor

Have you ever wanted to try an artistic profession for a day? Now's your chance! Come to Nelahozeves Castle for Artists Day on Saturday, August 8. Try on different hats and experience a day in the life of a drummer, seamstress, juggler, and more!

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