Komorowski calls for reform of UN

Polish President Bronisław Komorowski told the New York Times in an interview that the United Nations should be reformed an Russia’s veto in the security council should be limited.

Book market inches up in 2013

Poland’s book publishing market grew by 0.4 percent year-on-year to PLN 2.68 billion in 2013, according to data from Biblioteka Analiz, quoted by Gazeta Wyborcza. In 2011-2012 the sector’s value had declined.

Kopacz presents new government

Prime minister-designate Ewa Kopacz presented her government on Friday morning. Changes have been made in the foreign affairs, interior, justice and infrastructure ministries. Apart from that, Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak has been named deputy prime minister.

Schetyna to replace Sikorski?

Civic Platform politician Grzegorz Schetyna could replace Radosław Sikorski as foreign affairs minister in the cabinet of Ewa Kopacz, according to information collected by Polish Television. Sikorski would then become speaker of the Sejm.

WSE to decide on merger this month

The Warsaw Stock Exchange plans to decide on a possible merger with the CEE Stock Exchange Group (CEESEG) by the end of September, the bourse’s CEO Paweł Tamborski was quoted as saying by ISBnews.

3Legs withdraws from its Western Baltic concessions

The energy company registered on the Isle of Man announced that it has transferred its interest in three concessions in Lublewo to ConocoPhillips. “On the basis of the information presently available to it and reviewed with Netherland, Sewell & Associates, the Company does not feel confident tha...

Industrial output declines in August

Poland’s industrial output declined by 1.9 percent year-on-year in August, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said in a data release on Wednesday. In month-on-month terms output fell by 8.5 percent.