A contentious law that cuts pensions for officers who served under communism has so far saved Poland’s social security system close to PLN 229 million (EUR 55 million), deputy Interior Minister Jarosław Zieliński has told the PAP news agency. The law, which has been in force for four months, cut state
Inflation in Poland fell to 2.1% year-on-year in December, the country’s Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Monday. In a flash estimate earlier this month, the office put December inflation at 2.0% In November, the prices of goods and services in Poland rose 2.5% compared to the same month a year
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has appealed to retail chains in Poland to promote the country's domestic food products. Morawiecki said that Poland was open to foreign products, as evidenced by the "Italian Week" or "Portuguese Week" held by various chains to promote food from those countries. Morawiecki added: “I appeal for...
Poland will send a high-profile delegation to a major business summit in India later this month, officials have said. Poland will be a partner country at the Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS), a two-day annual investment meeting to be held in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata on January 16-17. According
The Polish central bank's rate-setting Monetary Policy Council on Wednesday decided to leave interest rates unchanged. The decision was in line with what analysts had expected. The reference rate remains at 1.5 percent. The last time the Monetary Policy Council changed interest rates was in March 2015. At the time, after trimming
Polish-British animated film Loving Vincent was nominated on Tuesday for the prestigious annual British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards. Loving Vincent, the world's first fully painted feature film, tells the story of the life and mysterious death of the painter Vincent van Gogh. Each of its 65,000 frames
A charity concert in the Polish capital has raised almost PLN 1 million, the equivalent of some EUR 230,000, in funds for the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo. The Polish culture ministry, which organised the “Family to Family: Aid to Aleppo” event, has tweeted: “Thank you for all the contributions. All