First images of the Pražská Lítačka – the working title of a new planned card to be used as a chargeable pass by public transit users in Prague have been released, featuring simple lettering against a green backdrop. The card is to replace the city’s Opencard, the unhappy administration of which had fallen to City Hall over legal issues with the system's former administrator eMoneyServices.
Czech hard coal miner New World Resources’ OKD unit wants to lay off half of its employees within the next two years. Although the move is not unexpected and the Czech government has been debating ways of softening its social impact, the lay-offs will present a serious problem in a region with a 19.2 percent unemployment rate.
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