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The Game of Thrones effect: Central European film industry on a roll

Apr 11 2019

PRAGUE It's the kind of maneuvering that might make the Game of Thrones' shrewdest operator Tyrion Lannister feel right at home. | Video

Czech cyber watchdog says its Huawei warning took U.S. by surprise

Mar 06 2019

PRAGUE The Czech cyber-security watchdog was not pressured by the United States or anyone else into issuing its warning about the possible security risks posed by Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei, Prague's cyber attache to Washington told Reuters. | Video

Online boom delivers big returns for central European warehouses

Mar 05 2019

PRAGUE Online retailers racing to build warehouses in central Europe are propelling the region's real estate market to new heights and Asian investors on the hunt for higher yields are getting in on the act.

Soccer: Big stage no problem for Asian Cup debutants Yemen - assistant coach

Jan 05 2019

Yemen will be making their Asian Cup debut when they face three-times champions Iran on Monday and while the players are set to be thrust into the limelight like never before the team's assistant coach is confident stage fright will not be an issue.

Massages and free fish help east Europe tackle labor shortages

Dec 21 2018

PRAGUE What's does a company do when it doesn't have enough workers and unemployment rates are at record lows? In eastern Europe answers includes workplace massages, free carp for Christmas and guaranteed jobs for spouses.

East European energy firms charge into EV market

Dec 06 2018

PRAGUE For trips near their village in western Poland, Jacek Balcer and his wife zip around in their electric cars. But when they want to travel further afield they know it's time to bring out their diesel van or risk being stranded.

Czechs rally against PM Babis on Velvet Revolution anniversary

Nov 17 2018

PRAGUE Thousands of Czechs called for Prime Minister Andrej Babis to resign on Saturday, in protests coinciding with the anniversary of the "Velvet Revolution" that toppled Communism in the former Soviet-bloc state.

No room at the inn: Central Europe student housing crunch attracts investors

Oct 19 2018

WROCLAW, Poland Wroclaw's hulking Soviet-era public dormitories held little appeal for Odysseas Savvas when he moved to the Polish city from Greece to study business at university. Instead, he opted for his own room and bathroom in a newly built private residence.

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