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Czech president vetoes pension reform

October 3, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN ELECONOMISTA.ES) The reform, which allows workers to divert a portion of social security payments into private schemes, lacked political acceptance and was badly timed as it would initially worsen the deficit at a moment of economic turmoil in Europe, said Vaclav Klaus. Czech President Vaclav Klaus vetoed the government’s pension reforms on Monday, the […]

Two-thirds of Czechs see economic situation as bad

September 18, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN CESKENOVINY) Two-thirds of Czechs and Slovaks describe the economic situation as bad, a poll conducted by the Public Opinion Research Centre (CVVM) early in June among 1,034 respondents above 15 has revealed. Poles are more optimistic, with more than a third of the population cricitical about the economic situation, and Hungarians are the most […]