Morning News: Friday, December 16, 2022

  • Prague Castle’s Deer Moat has opened to the public once again after being closed for several years due to construction work and security measures in place at the castle, which were introduced in 2016 in response to the threat of terrorist attacks.


  • The Czech government has approved a measure capping electricity and gas prices for large firms at the same level as prices for households and small firms that are already in place.


  • The total fertility rate, or the average number of children per woman, has been increasing in the Czech Republic for the past 10 years, and reached 1.83 in 2021, which was the highest figure since 1992.


  • The difference in average annual earnings between men and women aged 30 to 55 is 9% in the Czech Republic it is as high as 24%, according to a paper published in the journal Nature Human Behaviour. Inequalities in pay in the Czech Republic are linked to motherhood and career breaks, the unavailability of childcare facilities for young children, and other gender stereotypes.


  • The State Veterinary Administration (SVS) has banned outdoor poultry farming throughout the Czech Republic, a measure that will be in force as of Wednesday. The reason is the growing number of outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza.

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