Business

Bureaucrats’ Crusade

The European Commission’s Strategy for the Western Balkans The European Commission set a target date of 2025 for some of the Balkan countries to join. However, Brussels sees only Serbia and Montenegro as actual candidates. The door...

77 Tips for Travelling with Children

Traveling with children can be a incredibly fun or incredibly stressful, depending on whether you have them under control. Tips for the Plane Don’t forget to pack wet wipes! The plane is crowded and it’s hard to keep getting up from...

How to Choose the Best Luggage, According to...

Luggage can make a big difference in your travels. The space in your luggage dictates what clothes and items you will have available during your trip. A broken handle or a bag that is too big to be a carry-on can cause inconveniences every time...

The Best Travel Destinations for Food Lovers

There’s nothing wrong with going on vacation to relax, see something new, and get away from a busy everyday life. However, there’s something special about wanting to not just see new places but also get a taste of their local...

50 Best Travel Tips from 10 Years of Travel

Are you ready for an adventure? There are so many different forms of travel: backpacking, cruises, long-term travel, etc. No two trips are the same, and each trip will provide you with unique memories and exciting adventures that you can share...

Will your pension sustain you through...

It is widely known that Europe’s ageing population is a problem for EU Member States. Quite simply, people are living longer and this impacts on the sustainability of State pension systems, referred to as the first pillar. Member States...

“Raškovka” hat from Czech...

A hat made in honour of Jiří Raška, the 1968 Olympics ski jumping champion, that is the highlight of the 2018 Winter Olympic collection, is reported to be hugely successful. With just over two weeks to go to the start of the Winter Olympics in...

The 10 Best Cities to Live in Around the...

The Australian city of Melbourne has taken first place for the world’s most livable city for the seventh year in a row as part of The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Report for 2017. The report gives cities around...

ASEAN Shared – the EU twin from Asia:...

Bangkok – Imagining peace is a noble concept but what does it take to achieve it? Where does peace begin? In modern day Southeast Asia, this can trace back to the 8th of August, 1967 where five foreign ministers of Indonesia, Malaysia...

TRAVELLING TIPS

This week’s travelling tips compiled by XO Private. MONTENEGRO IN STYLE You have seen them all but here comes a new one. A young ambitious country with a highly promising future for upscale holiday experiences, Montenegro is the one. It...

The 2017 World’s Best Awards

It’s a big world out there — so many destinations to visit, so many ways to get there, so many places to stay. How to choose? Answering that question is the aim of Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards, the annual survey where we invite you...

The Best Places to Travel in Asia in January

Consider this a list of 18 reasons you might want to kick off the year in Asia. Tourists are clearing out, flight prices are low, and the weather is warm (no sign of an Arctic freeze here). That makes Asia a perfect place to recover from an...

The Top 15 Cities in the United States

Staying close to home has its rewards — as you’ll discover in these top cities. Santa Fe, Honolulu to Nashville, American cities represent some of the world’s most thriving hubs for art, culture, music, and incredible regional cuisine. When we...

17 Secrets of the Great Wall of China

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the Great Wall of China — and the tips you need to make this dream trip happen. Like a writhing dragon’s tail, the Great Wall of China snakes its way across China’s northern border. As its name...

The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

From a remote, idyllic island to the world’s design capital, these destinations have never been better. Start planning your 2018 travel now. Travelers today are more aware than ever of all the world has to offer. It’s thrilling to be...

Czech ratification of Paris climate accord...

The Czech Republic recently ratified the Paris climate accord and became its full-fledged party on Saturday, November 4, committing to decreasing greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent in 2030 as compared to 1990. The Paris climate accord...

30 Cities Where People Under 30 Want to Live...

This story originally appeared on ThisIsInsider.com. Millennials will go to extreme lengths to live in expensive cities instead of languishing in the suburbs. Nestpick, an apartment hunting site, compiled the Millennials Cities Ranking based on...

The social value of financial education

If I consider my personal experience as a financial advisor and, more generally, the provision of investment services to citizens, I can envisage two concepts for the future of our professional activity: investor protection and financial...

The Most Dangerous Roads in the World

Libya has the most deadly roads in the world, according to a study from the World Health Organization (WHO). With information from 180 countries around the world, WHO determined that low-income countries have the highest rate of road traffic...

Linda Veenman is new Executive Director of...

The Netherlands-Czech Chamber of Commerce (NCCC) is pleased to introduce Linda Veenman, M.A., who became its new Executive Director on 1 November 2017. Linda was raised bilingually, by Dutch father and Czech mother, and spent most of her life...

The Top 15 City Hotels in Europe

London, Paris, Rome: our readers’ favorite urban hotels are located in some of Europe’s most iconic cities. What does it take for a European city hotel to make a serious impact —to become as much of a destination as the city itself? If the...

Investors want humans not robots

UK investors want their portfolios managed by humans rather than robots, according to Legg Mason’s 2017 Global Investment Survey. One third of UK investors polled in the survey (34%) said portfolio construction should be human-led and supported...

Europe’s Best Winter Getaways

High design and haute cuisine meet crackling fires and snow-covered vistas in these European winter destinations. Europeans have dreamt up many definitions of cozy. Denmark has hygge, a concept that evokes “coziness when relaxing with good...

Evolution and Regulatory Challenges –...

The Foundation of Independent Financial Advisors (FIFA) is a body representing Advisors and Distributors of Mutual Funds in India, commonly known as Independent Financial Advisors (IFAs). During my recent meeting with FECIF I realised the...

Experience the Chateau Mcely

Chateau Mcely, the former home of the Thurn-Taxis noble family, is situated 55 km from Prague, surrounded by the St. George Forest and an English park.

Luxury Travel Tips by XO Private

VOLCANOES SAFARIS Operating in Rwanda and Uganda, with over fifteen years in the safari business, Volcanoes Safaris is an award pioneer in eco-luxury tourism. Headed by the ‘visionary conservationist’ Parveen Momam, Volcanoes Safaris is at the...

The 35 Places That Could Become UNESCO World...

See them before everyone knows how amazing they are. Most travelers have probably encountered a UNESCO World Heritage Site in their journeys. A plaque may inform visitors of this location’s status as they enter or maybe it’s mentioned by a tour...

Luxurious Travel Tips by XO Private

Feline Fields An indulgent oasis in the heart of the Kalahari desert Many miles from human civilization, The Lodge at Feline Fields embraces the golden hues of the dry savannah, creating an authentic but indulgent oasis in the heart of the...

D.C. Blues

“Our embassy organizes approximately 150 cultural events per year.” I consider myself a New Yorker. That is where I lived for more than a decade before I moved to Prague. And as New Yorkers do, I have spent very little time in Washington, DC...

SIX VALUES TO FUTURE PROOF YOURSELF FROM...

Studies by Oxford University suggest robotics and automation will replace 47% of knowledge worker jobs over the next two decades. So if you are not planning on retiring in the next ten to twenty years, and let’s face it with average lifespan on...

Nordic Midsummer Night 2017

The event was held, with kind permission of H.E. Helena Tuuri the ambassador of Finland, at the residence of the Finnish Embassy in Prague. The event was also held under the umbrella of Suomi 100 campaign that runs the whole year and celebrates...

Europe as financial advisers see it

A long time ago, the European Union used to be a place for the production of coal and steel. Nowadays, it seems to be a global Union far more engaged than the US with our jobs and other matters. Consider: in the US no would find “passports” for...

A Symposium on “Relations between the Czech...

On May 24, OIC Ambassadors organized a Symposium about  “Relations between the Czech Republic and Muslim Countries” at Charles University in Prague. They invited Karen Armstrong, the renowned British historian of religion as a keynote speaker...

The value of advice – and the cost of being...

There have been numerous studies over the years that have shown the value of good quality financial advice – not least, the fact that clients that receive it are, in general, significantly better off in retirement and much more financially...

New workshops by ELAI

Petra Hrušková For the past five years, Petra Hrušková has been recruiting top talent for Google, one of the most attractive and innovative employers around the world. She currently works as Staffing Business Partner for EMEA (Europe, the...

David Gyori: CEO of Banking Reports

“Banks all over the world are working on adjusting to the new age of DIGITAL. But digital is complex. It is complex because it is driven by a new segment of clients – the Millennials; it is dominated by a new group of competitors – 15 000...

MeetingPlanners Russia 2016

Last week in Moscow Europe Congress organized its 4th annual event MeetingPlanners Russia entirely focused on the growing Russian outbound market and on various worldwide destinations that are ready to welcome it.

Prime Minister visits KION Stříbro

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka visited KION Stříbro and found out more about the production of fork-lifts Together with Milan Chovanec, Minister of Interior, Václav Šlajs, County Representative of the Pilsen region, Dagmar Terelmešová, Member...

Telephone conversation with Angela Merkel...

Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and President of France Francois Hollande. The leaders discussed the situation in Ukraine and expressed concern over the increasing ceasefire...

Female Movements Are Reacting to Higher...

Representatives of project INICIO PRO ŽENY, mentoring program MINERVA 21 and movement WOMEN FOR WOMEN have agreed to enter into a strategic partnership which will help support businesswomen which are starting out in the Czech republic. 

Who’s next? Czexit, Italeave, Swexit...

Who’s next? Italeave, Czech-out, Finnish, Departugal, or maybe Oustria. Time will tell … and rumors along these lines will move asset prices. PM Sobotka – after Brexit was official – wrote online that the decision was “neither the end of the...

20th Forum 2000 Conference

Courage to Take Responsibility October 16-19, 2016, Prague and other Central European Cities The life and work of Václav Havel, an intellectual, an author, a political prisoner, a human rights defender and a president of a country, is an...

Etiquette of Airspeak

While writing so many articles we have focused on piloting skills: its building, improvement, sustainability, expansion and many more things. But we have rarely ever written about the pilot communication, its importance for safety and how young...

Putin’s Cyberwar: Russia’s Statecraft in the...

This policy paper examines Russia’s cyberwarfare with the West. It seeks to answer two questions in light of this: What are Russia’s capabilities? And what can or should the West do about them? The paper begins by defining what is meant by the...

2016 GBF Leadership Awards

Prestigious 2016 GBF Leadership Awards bestowed upon student leaders from Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and London School of Economics and Political Science Student leaders from Georgetown University McDonough School of...

Vladimir Putin answers journalists’...

Vladimir Putin met with journalists and answered their questions following the Direct Line. Question: Was it not daunting to face so many serious problems and pressing questions? President of Russia Vladimir Putin: No. Question: Why do you say...

FACE Munich: Because I’m worth it… or not

Overcoming self-esteem, gender and age barriers in entrepreneurship: “FACE Munich: Because I’m worth it… or not?” The FACE Entrepreneurship project celebrated its fifth offline event under the title ‘FACE Munich: Because I’m worth it… or not’...

Czech-German Young Professionals Program

The 7th season of the Czech-German Young Professionals Program has been officially launched. During the first workshop which was held in Berlin, the participants had the opportunity to get acquainted with many distinguished personalities, among...

The name VIENNA HOUSE is as of now a mind...

The overall presentation of Vienna House at the ITB Berlin 2016 was honoured with the third place at the ceremony of the Best Exhibitor Awards in the category “Hotel Business”. During the trade fair all individual and communal stands were rated...

Nordic Chamber’s Annual General...

You can download the Minutes here. It is our pleasure to introduce to you new Board of Directors elected for one year (until March 2017). Also we would like to thank to all members for their votes. Nordic Chamber’s Board of Directors: H...

TOP managers celebrated International...

The TOP female managers from the Forbes and Hospodářské noviny rankings met up at the New Town Hall in Prague to attend a two day festival named “Všem ženám” and celebrate their right to vote, their femininity, beauty and self...

FACE Prague – Umh! I have something to...

FACE Entrepreneurship held its fourth event: “FACE Prague. Umh! I have something to tell you” at the Ministry of Industry in Prague, March 3rd. Four well known entrepreneurs: Kristina Tsvetanova, Ragnar Sass, Marek Fodor and Dennis Tan...

Best of Retail Summit 2016

Retail Summit 2016 has showed the need to do promotions otherwise, significantly more effective.   Retail Summit 2016 in 3 minutes:   Globus on the future of retailing in CR Joerg Bauer, Managing Director of Globus, comments the...

Charity culinary class of Nepalese cuisine...

On behalf of our partner, UNICEF Czech Republic, we would like to invite you to a charity culinary class of Nepalese cuisine led by Amit Thapa, Chef of Hilton Prague Old Town. The funds raised from the registration fees will be used to support...