WARSAW/PRAGUE For air filter maker PZL Sedziszow, Poland's ambitious plan to produce an electric car from scratch could be the catalyst that helps the auto parts industry catch up with foreign neighbours.
WARSAW/PRAGUE, Nov 9 For air filter maker PZL
Sedziszow, Poland's ambitious plan to produce an electric car
from scratch could be the catalyst that helps the auto parts
industry catch up with foreign neighbours.
PRAGUE The Czech Republic will start building capacity for COVID-19 patients outside of hospitals, officials said on Thursday, as the country faces the fastest rate of infections in Europe.
WARSAW/PRAGUE Poland's big clothing and footwear retailers LPP and CCC are switching focus back to eastern Europe, sizing opportunities to add brick-and-mortar stores as international rivals concentrate on online sales during the pandemic.
PRAGUE/WARSAW When altFINS' private backer pulled out of a financing deal in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Slovak blockchain startup had another option - publicly-funded venture firm Crowdberry.
PRAGUE When Dunia Skaunicova graduated in media marketing from Prague's Metropolitan university she quickly found a dream first job at a startup in the Czech capital, where companies were fighting to snap up multi-lingual graduates.
PRAGUE Growing up in the shadow of big brother Dominik, who starred in ice hockey from an early age, footballer Martin Hasek travelled a bumpier road to sporting success but one that nevertheless took him to the Champions League and Czech Republic side.
PRAGUE From Czech-speaking tour guides on the Charles Bridge to cheaper beer at Old Town Square pubs and traditional fried cauliflower on the menu, Prague businesses that rely on tourism are looking local to survive the summer season.
PRAGUE/WARSAW As the COVID-19 pandemic wipes out jobs and empties offices across the world, companies in Central Europe that provide remote, lower-cost services for multinationals are emerging as winners in the new business order.