Poland, Baltic States, EU power system deal Executive sign

Poland, the Baltic States and the EU Executive body on Thursday signed an agreement under which Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania will be able to separate their electric networks from Russia, according to reports. Baltic electricity systems will instead be hooked up to the Continental European Network (CEN) via Poland by 2025

The vast majority of stores comply with Sunday’s trade ban: official

Only part of the retail stores violated the law prohibiting trade on Sundays, as it was introduced earlier this year, the state labour Inspectorate of Poland (PIP) reported. PIP said that more than 8,300 stores that were open on a Sunday were checked out but “labour inspectors deemed that they were

Richest 100 Poles have combined worth of EUR 32.7 billion – press

Michał Sołowow topped this year's list of the 100 richest Poles, followed by Zygmunt Solorz and family Kulczyk. The list compiled by the weekly magazine Wprost, reports that the richest 100 poles in 2017 have a total of 134 billion zlotys (32.7 billion euros). The biggest fall in this year's list

Polish unemployment at 6.1% in May: stats office

Unemployment in Poland dropped to 6.1 percent in May from 6.3 percent in April, the country’s Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Monday. The reading confirmed an earlier estimate by the country’s labour ministry, which said that Poland’s jobless rate fell to 6.1 percent in May, the lowest level for that

Poland’s flagship airline aims to hire 300 new pilots

Lot Polish Airlines wants to hire 300 new pilots by the end of this year, said CEO of PLL LOT Rafal Milczarski. The carrier has just announced its recruitment process and is looking for pilots mainly from Central and Eastern Europe for their operations centres in Warsaw and Budapest. "Unlike in low-cost

Polish presidential aide slams Franco-German push for separate eurozone budget

A senior adviser to the Polish president on Thursday criticised a French-German push for a separate budget for eurozone countries. Krzysztof Szczerski, chief of staff to President Andrzej Duda, said that a separate budget for the 19-nation eurozone should not be created at the expense of the European Union as a

Volkswagen will produce a new camper van in Poland

Volkswagen планирует запустить Производство калифорнийской модели XXL на своем заводе в Вжесне (Западная Польша), сообщил Генеральный директор Volkswagen Poznan Йенс Оксен. The new concept camper van was launched at the Dusseldorf Caravan Salon trade fair in late August and early September 2017. The new XXL version of the California was also

Nine out of ten Poles trust Internet banking: survey

According to the survey, more than nine out of ten Polish customers believe that the Internet and mobile banking services are safe. However, around seven in ten say they have not changed their online banking password in the last year, according to a survey by pollster Kantar TNS for the Polish

Not surprised by the transport hub result of the referendum-official

"We are not surprised by the result of a referendum on a planned Central Transportation Port in the community of Baranów in central Poland on Sunday, PAP was told on Monday by the government commissioner for the project, Mikołaj Wild. The referendum asked whether Baranów inhabitants wanted the port, and if

In Szczecin, world Maritime days are coming to an end

On Friday, in Szczecin (North-West Poland) ended the world navigation days of the United Nations in 2018, as Polish Maritime Economy Minister Marek Gróbarczyk said the government is focusing on new technologies, intelligent solutions and eco-friendly projects. The three-day event was co-organised by the Polish Ministry of Maritime Economy and Inland