The Prague Lions are looking for sponsors and supporters for their 2021 campaigns.   After COVID put the 2020 season on hold, the Lions are preparing to return to the field of play.  Like many around the world, the Lions were greatly affected by the pandemic, from one of their players making international news due to contracting the illness in the initial wave, to the everyday struggles of their 200 members and their families.   While football was sidelined, the Lions certainly were not.  They were involved in a number of projects to help local businesses, provide food for frontline workers, and collect Christmas gifts for kids in the children’s hospital.  A quick browse through the Lions facebook pages shows how active this group isContinue Reading

Prague/Amsterdam, April 28, 2021 – Adyen supports Manifesto, an end-to-end solution food hall and ghost kitchen brand, in creating a personalized and more customer-oriented payments experience in restaurants. Manifesto, the food hall innovation leader, is switching to a new payment solution. All the company’s in-market and online payments will now be managed by Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies. Manifesto is one of the first fully cashless gastronomic experiences and plans to operate in 4 countries in the near future. Amsterdam-based Adyen was chosen by Manifesto due to its ability to open the potential for personalized interactions with the customers based on their preferences. Adyen provides a 360 cutting-edge payments infrastructure: e.g. cashlessContinue Reading

UNYP to host public webinar on fake news and COVID-19: Inoculating the Public against Disinformation The University of New York in Prague is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its second online Czech-language webinar for the general public. The event will be focused on fake news and disinformation in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing global vaccination process. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a golden opportunity for purveyors of disinformation, and the emergence of viable vaccines has only accelerated the flow of fake news. Disinformation is easily presented as truth in the environment of endless online opportunities to misinform, information overload and media illiteracy. The disinformation trend has become a worldwide phenomenon which dramatically influences globalContinue Reading

Just like most things, people living in the Heart of Europe will see higher prices on tap water going into 2021. Due to a massive drop in water consumption during COVID-19, Prague residents are expected to pay 92.36 Kč per cubic meter of water next year, which is a rise of 7.3% compared to last year.  Tomáš Mrázek of Prague Waterworks and Sewage (PVK), the company in charge of the city’s water system, says that the country’s capital was more affected by the drop in water consumption than anywhere in the Czech Republic. “The increase in price mostly because of a huge drop in invoice volumes which regulated costs are calculated from. These will only increase due to inflation. TheContinue Reading

It seems like the shops might close without getting to enjoy serving customers. If on Tuesday the PES level remains above the value of 60, the Czech Republic will come back to the fourth (red) level of danger according to PES, which will mean the return of the night curfew and closure of the restaurants, shops and other services. The PES level remained at 57 (third, orange level of danger) for 13 days, but from Saturday, it rose above 60, corresponding to the fourth degree. As of Monday, the Czech Republic is at the PES value of 64 – in the red zone, according to the Ministry of Health. Since the government has the right to tighten the measures underContinue Reading