Top Czech News Headlines: Friday, March 25, 2022

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  • State-owned energy giant ČEZ, has announced that it will be investing CZK 3.5 billion into the Czech Republic’s Temelín nuclear power plant this year. One of the largest investments will be used to replace the plant’s control systems.


  • On Thursday, the Chamber of Deputies voted in favour of sending a 2,000 strong Czech Army NATO contingent to Slovakia, whose task it is to strengthen the alliance’s eastern flank following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.


  • A new bridge over the Vltava River, which is supposed to connect Prague 4 and 5 in the future, could be named after the Prague-born US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright who has died at the age of 84.


  • The City of Prague reported that the Municipal Library (MKP) has opened a completely self-service library kiosk in Černý Most Centre. Readers can sit in the 29-square-metre space, leaf through texts, and borrow or return books. At the moment, the kiosk has a collection featuring over 1,000 titles.
  • The head of the Interior Ministry, Vít Rakušan (STAN), appointed six members of the Supervisory Board of the Czech Post on Tuesday. Among them is the governor of the Pardubice Region, Martin Netolický (ČSSD). The board will have a quorum with 12 of the 15 seats filled.

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