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China Supplied Faulty Coronavirus Test Kits to Spain, Czech Republic

The majority of rapid test coronavirus test kits supplied by China to Spain and the Czech Republic are faulty, local news outlets reported.Up to 80 percent of the 150,000 portable, quick coronavirus test kits China delivered to the Czech Republic earlier this month were faulty, according to local Czech news site The tests can produce a result in 10 or 15 minutes but are usually less accurate than other tests. Because of the high error rate, the country will continue to rely on convent...
Tags: News, China, Spain, Czech Republic, Italy, Interior, Interior Ministry, Health Ministry, El Pais, Jan Hamacek, Hamacek, Bioeasy, Spain Czech Republic

China, on virus PR offensive, sends masks and experts abroad

As the fight against a new virus shifts to Europe and beyond, China is supplying millions of masks and other desperately needed items to struggling governments, hoping to build political ties and defuse criticism that it allowed the disease to spread early on. Serbia's president plans to be at the airport this weekend to welcome a shipment of medical supplies from his "brother and friend," Chinese leader Xi Jinping. China, said Czech Interior Minister Jan Hamacek, is “the only country capable ...
Tags: Europe, News, China, Serbia, Xi Jinping China, Jan Hamacek

Czech coalition government to survive no-confidence vote

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech coalition government is likely to survive a forthcoming parliamentary no-confidence vote after a junior party decided not to vote against it. The chairman of the Social Democrats, Jan Hamacek, said Wednesday his party’s lawmakers will abstain from Friday’s vote. The government has also secured support from the Communist Party, meaning […]
Tags: News, Ap, Prague, Communist Party, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Jan Hamacek

Czechs secure release of 2 aid workers in Syria

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Foreign Ministry says the country’s diplomats have negotiated the release of two humanitarian workers for a German non-governmental organization who were arrested in Syria. It says that Foreign Minister Jan Hamacek, who has traveled to Damascus, will take the two men to Prague aboard a government plane later on Thursday […]
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Lawmakers to debate police steps during Chinese visit

Czech Interior Minister Milan Chovanec will have to explain to lawmakers the steps the police took during Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent visit to Prague at a special parliamentary session that Jan Hamacek convoked for April 21 yesterday. Hamacek, chairman of the Chamber of Deputies, convoked the session on the initiative of the rightist opposition TOP 09 and Civic Democrats .
Tags: Prague, Xi Jinping, Chamber of Deputies, Milan Chovanec, Jan Hamacek, Hamacek