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  1. Zdeněk Hřib: the Czech mayor who defied China | Cities | The ...

    Jul 03, 2019 · Prague city council had, under the preceding mayor, signed a twin cities agreement with Beijing that explicitly recognised the one China policy. Instead, Hřib refused and the Taiwanese diplomat ...

  2. Prague Cancels Partnership Agreement With Beijing Amid ...

    Oct 10, 2019 · News Analysis PRAGUE—The Prague City Council on Oct. 7 decided to terminate its partnership agreement with Beijing in protest against a provision related to the Chinese regime’s “One China” policy.

  3. Sustain Prague

    The city authorities abandoned single-use plastic packages and tableware at its own events, and abolished all kinds of city support to events that refuse to stop using them. Prague Nature Prague is, very favourably, situated in the Vltava river valley, in the heart of the Bohemian Basin with fertile soil, natural water streams and resources.

  4. Prague - Academic Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

    Prague has a renowned and active musical life, which reaches a high point each year in the internationally known spring music festival. The city's fine orchestras—the Prague Symphony and the Czech Philharmonic—have won reputations abroad. Theatrical traditions are also strong, with more than 20 well-attended theatres in the city.

  5. Taiwan gets ally as Prague mayor cuts Beijing ties – Asia Times

    Oct 11, 2019 · The Chinese diplomats stationed in the Czech capital were caught off guard on Tuesday when Prague’s newly-installed mayor, Zdeněk Hřib, announced during a city council meeting his decision to rip up the agreement and cut ties.

  6. Who We Are - Integrační centrum Praha

    The Integration Centre Prague (ICP) is a public service company that was founded by the city of Prague on 14 March 2012 with the purpose to effectively coordinate integration activities and to establish cooperation between the non-profit sector, local authorities and the Prague City Council.

  7. Taiwan gets ally as Prague Mayor cuts Beijing Ties - Belt ...

    Oct 13, 2019 · The upstart Pirate party took over the Prague Mayorship in November last year and took issue with Beijing’s “one China” policy including Taiwan’s and Tibet’s statuses. The new Mayor’s refusal to accede to China’s demand has won widespread plaudits in Taiwan. He was feted from city to city during his March visit to the self-ruled ...

  8. Self-defence law (Czech Republic) - Wikipedia

    In 2017, a man with criminal and drug abuse history attempted to rob a store in Prague, armed with a knife. He managed to stab the store clerk in the neck, but was then shot by store owner's wife and later died in hospital. Police ruled out the shooting as legitimate self-defense. She was later awarded for the deed by the Prague City Council.

  9. Row over honoring Holocaust survivor erupts in Czech Republic

    Prague City Council responded by giving Brady a key to the city, making him an honorary citzen and Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka gave him another high state honor—the Karel Kramar Memorial ...

  10. FEATURE: Zdenek Hrib: The mayor who defies China - Taipei Times

    Zdenek Hrib had been Prague’s mayor for little more than a month when he went face-to-face with the Czech capital’s complex entanglement with China. Hosting a meeting with foreign diplomats in the city, Hrib was asked by the Chinese ambassador to expel their Taiwanese counterpart from the gathering in deference to Beijing’s “one China” principle.

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