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PM Tusk easily survives confidence vote

Polish PM Donald Tusk asked Polish parliament for the vote of confidence following the wiretap scandal which included several members of his cabinet. “When I’m in Brussels tomorrow I need to know I have full confidence of this house, so I am proposing to hold a vote of confidence now. … Withou...
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Buzek close to chairing Energy Committee

Christian Dems have made a deal with the Socialists in the European Parliament to take over the Energy Committee, according to Polish Radio. The only and most likely candidate from the European People’s Party for the role of committee chair is Polish politician, Jerzy Buzek.
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InPost will deliver groceries

Private postal service operator, InPost, is to expand their e-business offer by implementing a grocery delivery service. Integer.pl, the owner of InPost sees the growing e-business market as having great potential. After significant success with parcel lockers in Poland and abroad, InPost will reach...
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Brussels approves of Polish national airline’s course

The European Commission has given the Polish authorities a nod in the case of the national air carrier, LOT. According to Rzeczpospolita and a subsequent news report from ISBnews, Brussels sees positively the current overhaul of Polish Airlines LOT and has issued a letter of comfort to the Polish au...
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PGNiG finishing shale test drills

PGNiG has started drilling for shale gas in the Pomeranian region, in Nowa Karczma municipality. The drilling will assess hydrocarbon potential in the shale bed. The planned depth of the drilling is 4100 meters. Drilling is to be done in a timespan of two months and conducted by a PGNiG daughter com...
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PIS leads the polls after scandal

In the wake of the tape-recording scandal that shook Polish public opinion, the Law and Justice (PiS) party is clearly ahead in the polls, well ahead of Civic Platform (PO).
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Swedes in the running for submarine contract

Swedish Saab has offered a cooperative contract for the production of new submarines for the Polish Navy. Along with French DCNS and German TKMS, the Swedes hope to win an order from the Polish Ministry of Defense, which is due to be awarded this year. At stake is a military contract worth around PL...
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Central Bank chief stands his ground

“No chance that any laws have been broken,” said Marek Belka, the head of Poland’s National Bank. Belka defends his case and says that he will not resign, according to an ISBnews brief of an Interview made by Polish Radio.
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Chinese equity fund will invest in Polish infrastructure

CEE Equity, based in Warsaw, will invest USD 2 billion in Polish infrastructure projects, such as roads, waste disposal facilities, solar and wind energy among others, wrote Puls Biznesu. According to the managing director of CEE Equity, Rafał Andrzejewski, the fund will have more time to invest the...