Freight rail security to be beefed up; include drones

Solid fuels have been a target for theft as of late, especially with the winter months around the corner. Maciej Borecki, director at the Office of Security and Audit at PKP Cargo claimed that losses due to theft are in the millions of złotys.

President consults lawyers about election law

An almost week-long delay in the announcement of local election results has prompted President Bronisław Komorowski to meet lawyers specializing in constitution issues and talk to them about the voting law in Poland, Polish Radio.

Electoral commission resigns

After almost a week of inefficient local election vote counting, all members of Poland’s State Electoral Commission (PKW) have announced their resignation.

Kompania Węglowa CEO dismissed

Mirosław Taras, the chief executive of coal mining giant Kompania Węglowa (KW), was dismissed by the company’s supervisory board on Friday evening. The decision stemmed from a review of the company’s financial situation, the statement said.

Poland up in Paying Taxes ranking

Poland advanced from the 113th to the 87th spot in the Paying Taxes 2015 report prepared by consultancy PwC, the firm said in a press release. The publication ranks 189 economies.

Vivid Games signs deal in China

Polish video game producer, Vivid Games has signed a deal with Chinese online game operator The9 Limited. Thanks to the contract, Vivid’s most popular game, Real Boxing will be available on The9 Limited’s set top-box Fun Box.

Salaries up by 3.8% in October

The average salary in the Polish enterprise sector amounted to PLN 3,980.92 in October, according to data released by the Central Statistical Office (GUS) on Wednesday. It grew by 3.8 percent year-on-year and by 2.1 percent month-on-month.