Top Czech News Headlines: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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  • Prime Minister Petr Fiala had a meeting in Prague on Monday with his Saxon counterpart Michael Kretschmer, the Czech News Agency reported. Among other things, they discussed the building of a liquefied natural gas terminal in Germany.


  • The date of the first round of presidential elections will be Friday 13 and Saturday 14 January of next year, Senate chair Miloš Vystrčil announced on Monday. A possible second round of elections may be held on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 January.


  • The Supreme Administrative Court (SAC) ruled that the measure, which came into force in January this year, was against the law due to its lack of reviewability. The mandatory checks on visitors via the Tečka app did not contravene the law, according to the decision, which is available on the official notice board.


  • The Czech University of Agriculture (ČZU) is launching the Smart Forest Landscape project in cooperation with T-Mobile Czech Republic. According to the operator, the project is unique on a pan-European scale, as it will enable the use of technologies such as 5G and IoT to study the evolution of nature and thus adapt to ongoing climate change.


  • The Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitová has won the tennis tournament in the UK’s Eastbourne for her first title in 15 months. The 32-year-old beat Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko 6-3 6-2 in Saturday’s final.

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