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Reforms to Higher Education proceeding as planned – Szydło

Implementing educational reforms is “the most important task that [Education] Minister Anna Zalewska will carry out this year,” Prime Minister Beata Szydło stated on Wednesday. She was speaking, along with other ministers, including Zalewska and Minister of Science and Higher Education Jarosław Gowi...
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Locked content Whirlpool to expand operations in Poland

White goods and appliance manufacturer Whirlpool, which operates production facilities in Łódź, and Wrocław, as well as in Radomsko, plans new investments that will increase its production of refrigerators and dryers for exports, the company stated in a press release on Wednesday. “Our intention is ...
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PM Szydło defends govt’s economic development record so far

Prime Minister Beata Szydło will meet with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Development Mateusz Morawiecki in order to review ongoing economic development plans. “We will talk about the tasks under the plan for the responsible development,” announced Szydło during an interview with ...
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Polish automotive icon cherished by Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks is, apparently, is a fan of a Polish creation that is well-known and loved by automobile aficionados – the famous Maluch (small Fiat) vehicle. The city of Bielsko-Biała ordered a 43-year-old Fiat 126p, to be delivered as a gift to the two-time Oscar winner, according to city spokesperson M...
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MF has new plans to tackle tax evasion – Morawiecki

Poland’s Minister of Finance, Mateusz Morawiecki, has not ruled out the possibility of introducing a new VAT mechanism, it appears. He was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the economic summit in Davos Switzerland on Friday. “The Ministry of Finance is not withdrawing from the planned creati...
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PM Szydło asked about nepotism in state-owned companies

Polish Prime Minister Beat Szydło stated that investigations into political patronage appointments to Law and Justice (PiS) family members in state-owned companies will be revealed in time. She was referring to the allegations as to nepotism exercised by her party members, while speaking to reporter...
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PKP Cargo looking east, as well as west, in 2017

The large state cargo and logistics operator, PKP Cargo, announced on Thursday that it will seek to expand its business with Chinese partners, as well as with existing western European partners, in 2017, and will expand its investment to modernize and improve domestic infrastructure. CEO Maciej Libi...
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Szydło, Rafalska announce changes for social programs for 2017

Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło announced her responses to recently-implemented policies – such as changes to the minimum wage and increased disability benefits – by the Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Services, headed by Elżbieta Rafalska. She was speaking at a press conference on Thursday...
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UOKiK to begin proceedings against Volkswagen

Poland’s Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) is, this week, initiating proceedings against Volkswagen Poland arising from last year’s emissions manipulation scandal, UOKiK said in a press release on Thursday. VW Poland could face a penalty of up 10 percent of the company’s turnover...