Top Czech News Headlines: Friday, June 10, 2022

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  • Continued support for Ukraine, energy security, boosting European defence structures and the resilience of the EU economy will be among the main priorities of the upcoming Czech EU Presidency, Minister for European Affairs Mikuláš Bek told the members of Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday.


  • Police have proposed filing charges against 21 people and one legal entity for corruption and large scale game-rigging in the second and third divisions of Czech football. One of the main suspects in the case is Roman Berbr, former vice-president of the Czech Football Association.


  • Over 70,000 refugees from Ukraine with humanitarian visas and labour permits have found jobs and  have started working in the Czech Republic, Labour Minister Marian Jurečka said at a press briefing in Prague on Thursday.


  • In May, the Czech Republic’s unemployment rate fell by a tenth percentage point to 3.2 percent. There are 235,468 job seekers on the register of the labor offices, 8190 fewer than in April. The number of job vacancies fell by roughly 7,000 compared to the previous month, with employers offering 337,331.


  • Czech carmaker Škoda Auto will resume supplies of vehicles to Ukraine in June and deliver 80 cars which will be assembled at the plant of Škoda’s business partner Eurocar in Ukraine’s Solomonovo.

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