Locked content ‘Ida’ to run for Oscar nomination

Paweł Pawlikowski’s “Ida” will be Poland’s candidate for an Academy Award nomination in the Best Foreign Film category, following a unanimous decision by a committee created by the minister of culture. “Our decision was mostly influenced by the overwhelming career of ‘Ida’ in...

Locked content Rafał Majka wins Tour de Pologne

Rafał Majka, a 24-year-old Polish cyclist from the Tinkoff-Saxo team, has won the Tour de Pologne race, which ended on Saturday. He is the first Pole to have won the race since 2005 when it became part of the UCI WorldTour calendar. In the recently completed Tour de France, Majka had also performed ...

Locked content PGNiG extends bond issue program

Poland’s largest natural gas company PGNiG has extended the maturity date for its bonds from July 31, 2015, to July 31, 2020, the company said in a recent statement. The bond issue program was initiated in June 2010. Its original value of PLN 3 billion was later increased to PLN 5 billion and ...

Locked content Fitch affirms Poland’s rating

Ratings agency Fitch has affirmed Poland’s standing at A- for foreign currency bonds and A for zloty bonds, with a stable outlook, the firm said in an announcement on Friday. “A relatively robust and increasingly domestic demand driven economic recovery is underway,” the agency wrote about the...