Top Czech News Headlines: Monday, December 13, 2021

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  • Around 4,000 protestors have gathered on Wenceslas Square on Sunday to demonstrate against mandatory vaccination as well as what they see as infringements against personal liberties. The protest is organized by the initiative Chcípl pes.


  • The incoming government led by Prime Minister designate Petr Fiala will fulfill the outgoing government’s pledge to raise the minimum wage by CZK 1,000 to CZK 16,200 in January 2022.


  • January inflation rate will almost certainly exceed 7%, according to Czech National Bank (ČNB) board member Tomáš Holub, who believes this is only an optimistic estimate. Annual inflation rose to 6% in November from 5.8% in October.


  • Marko & Placemakers with Prague-based architect practices Unit Architekti and A69 – Architekti will design the 24ha regeneration area of Florenc, which is the largest brownfield site close to Prague’s historic city centre.


  • Škoda Transportation will deliver 14 emission-free Škoda E´City electric buses to DPP in Prague. The company could take delivery of the first vehicle by the end of 2021, with the remaining 13 to follow in February 2022.
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