Locked content Polish teachers go on strike over educational reforms

Thousands of teachers across Poland took part in a strike on Friday to protest the proposed education system overhaul. According to the Union of Polish Teachers, which organized the strike, 35-40 percent of teachers joined the protest. Ministry of Education claimed that 89 percent of the schools wer...

Locked content NewConnect excludes 6 companies

Warsaw Stock Exchange, operator of the alternative, small-cap NewConnect index, excluded six companies from its NCIndex, after they were put on the alert list Car leasing company Velto, IT firm Provecta, parcel locker operator Parcel Technik, VR software producer i3D, web group Apis, and automotive ...

Locked content PGG-KHW merger goes through. Secures PLN 1 bln financing

The merger of Polska Grupa Górnicza (PGG) with Katowicki Holding Węglowy (KHW) has been completed, Poland’s ministry of energy said. The decision has been approved by Poland’s antitrust watchdog UOKiK. The government has also finalized agreements with PGG-KHW creditors regarding suspendi...

Locked content Trade ban every other Sunday a ‘fair compromise’- Kaczyńsk...

Ruling Law and Justice (PiS) leader Jarosław Kaczyński, said that he thinks that implementing the trade ban for every other Sunday, would be a fair compromise. “A large part of the society believes that visiting large-area stores is a part of Sunday ritual, whether they buy something or not. If it i...

Locked content Tusk to testify in counter-intelligence case

European Council President Donald Tusk will testify before a Polish prosecutor on April 19 as a witness in an investigation concerning two former military counter-intelligence chiefs. “I can confirm that President Tusk, despite his legal immunity, will participate in the hearing on 19 April,” Tusk&#...

Locked content Poland to replace BOR

Polish Ministry of Internal Affairs submitted a bill draft which will replace the current Government Protection Bureau (BOR) with the State Security Service (Państwowa Służba Ochrony). “The State Security Service will see the introduction of rules to make procedures and security activities more effe...

Locked content Marvipol hopes to split its business in H2 2017

WSE-listed Marvipol hopes to finalize the group split into two separate listed entities in H2 2017, company’s CEO Mariusz Książek said. Firm plans to divide its business into two groups, real estate one – Marvipol Development and the automotive one – British Automotive Holding. “I hope that by...

Locked content Szydło talks Brexit with May

Polish and British PMs, Beata Szydło and Theresa May, had a phone conversation on Wednesday to discuss the Brexit negotiations. “Both prime ministers agreed in the course of the conversation that this negotiation process should be efficient and smooth, and should take place in a manner that will min...

Locked content CD Projekt sold 25 million copies of Witcher games

WSE-listed game developer CD Projekt sold 25 million copies of its blockbuster Witcher video game series, solidifying it as the most successful Polish game franchise. Next in line is Techland’s Dead Island series (7.5 million copies sold) and CI Games with Lords of the Fallen which sold 7 mill...