Top Czech News Headlines: Monday, February 7, 2022

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  • Prague Energy (PRE) will increase the price of electricity by a quarter on average from April. Gas prices will rise by 30% in May as well.
  • Moneta Money Bank increased its net profit by 53 percent year on year to CZK 3.98 billion last year.
    The bank’s operating income fell about eight percent to CZK 11.17 billion but rose 4.6 percent after adjusting for one-off effects from 2020.
  • The Czech Republic’s Foreign Minister Jan Lipavský is set to hand over 500 first aid packages worth a total of CZK 3.6 million, during his visit to Ukraine from Monday to Tuesday.

  • Compulsory wide-ranging coronavirus testing at work and in schools will end on February 18, Prime Minister Petr Fiala announced on Wednesday. For schools, this effectively means that the last series of tests that pupils will take will be on February 14.


  • A new project aims to create a new 9,801-kilogramme bell for Prague – to commemorate thousands of Czech church and tower bells stolen and melted down by the Nazis in summer 1942. The project’s title is #9801.

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