Why Are the Czech Salaries So Low?

The average EU citizen saw EUR 3.000 coming to his pocket every month of the last year (Eurostat, 2016) while the average Czech employee got mere EUR 1.000 per month (CZK 27.589). The difference is striking. To understand better why the Czech salaries continue to be low compared to other EU countries, we’ll look into

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How Many Czechs Are on Earth?

The Czech language is spoken by approximately 10.6 million in the Czech Republic, while large Czech speaking communities exist in various European countries such as Austria, Poland, Germany, Croatia, western Romania, Ukraine, and of course Slovakia. According to the latest data from Czech Statistical Office published on March 21, 2016, the population of the Czech

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Health Care in the Czech Republic Explained

Nearly all European countries have a universal health care system. Though some people refer to it as European free health care system, in reality, it’s not completely free. While each country has its own variation, the common denominator is that everyone pays for health care as a member of society — intending to minimize the overall expenses and

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The Truth about Your Czech Colleagues

We’ve heard many peculiar office stories — from a boss stealing people’s lunches to the receptionist who wouldn’t stop hugging visitors, but these are outliers; what any expat in the Czech Republic certainly will encounter at the workplace, though, are the cultural differences. What are the Czech people at work like? To understand better the typical Czech behavior

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People of Fortune in the Czech Republic

These people do not need to try their luck at the next MegaMillions jackpot, they may even run their own lottery company. Get to know the Czech rich and successful men and women. This year, Forbes named them as a selective triangle club and ranked them 112th, 749th, and 1137th respectively. Let me make a remark here, these three

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