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EU strikes deal to tame internet giants, Google, Facebook

When EU Commission Vice-President Margrethe Vestager presented a package of new digital rules for the bloc in late 2020, she compared it to the introduction of traffic lights that first brought order ...

Czech Republic to deepen ties with Taiwan as it's 'bullied by China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Czech Republic is looking to help Taiwan "as much as possible" as a fellow democracy that is being "bullied by China." In an interview with Poli...

New Czech governing coalition wins confidence vote

The Czech Republic's new government won a mandatory confidence vote in the lower house of Parliament on Thursday with the coronavirus pandemic and soaring inflation presenting its immediate policy cha...

Czech Republic president swears in new coalition government

PRAGUE (AP) — A new coalition government took office in the Czech Republic on Friday, with the coronavirus pandemic and soaring inflation presenting immediate policy challenges. Pre...

Czech president to swear in new government on Friday

PRAGUE (AP) — The president of the Czech Republic is set to swear in the country’s new government on Friday. The prime minister-designate Petr Fiala announced President Milos Zeman’...

Czech president swears in opposition leader as new premier

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech president on Sunday swore in Petr Fiala as the country’s new prime minister following last month’s parliamentary election. Milos Zeman, in a wheelchair, was s...

Czech Republic: Petr Fiala named new prime minister

Czech President Milos Zeman named Petr Fiala as the prime minister of the Czech Republic on Sunday following Fiala's electoral win in October. Fiala leads a center-right coalition and was able to...

Czech President Zeman back in hospital, now with COVID-19

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech President Milos Zeman was readmitted to hospital late Thursday after he tested positive for COVID-19, just hours after he had been discharged following more than a month’s treatmen...

Czech president prepares to appoint prime minister, gov't

PRAGUE (AP) — The president of the Czech Republic is set to swear in the country’s new prime minister on Nov 26. The candidate for the post, Petr Fiala, announced President Milos Zem...

Czech PM, government formally resign after election defeat

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis and his government have resigned in a formal step required by the Constitution following last month’s parliamentary election. Babis sa...

Czech government approves prime minister's resignation

The government of Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis has agreed to resign, local media reported on Thursday. It comes after a power-sharing agreement was signed to form a new coalition government by t...

Czech president asks election winner to form new government

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Republic’s president on Tuesday asked the leader of the winning coalition in last month’s parliamentary election to form a new government. President Milos Zem...

Czech president asks election winner to form new government

The hospitalized president of the Czech Republic, Milos Zeman, announced Tuesday that he had asked Petr Fiala to lead negotiations with "the goal of forming a new government." Faila was put...

Parties sign power-sharing deal to form new Czech government

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Republic gained a new government on Monday after two party coalitions that garnered a sizeable chunk of votes in the country's parliamentary election last month signed a power-...

Historic EU delegation paves way for closer Taiwan-Europe ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday (Nov. 5) held a press conference with members of the visiting European Parliament delegation to review the major takeaways from t...