Locked content LOT to open new routes to Delhi from September

LOT Polish Airlines is to open a new connection to Asia. From September 17, 2019, the national carrier will fly from Warsaw to Delhi in India. The connection from Warsaw to Delhi will be served by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Planes will fly from Warsaw Chopin Airport on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, S...

Locked content Poland to allow Britons to stay in event of no-deal Brexit

Emergency laws are being written to enable Britons to remain and work in Poland in the event of no-deal Brexit. The Polish government is drafting a law which will give the estimated 6,000 Britons in the country a year without having to change their status to immigrants from a third country. The gove...

Locked content GDDKiA to spend PLN 1.5 bln on road modernization in 2019

The General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (GDDKiA) has allocated PLN 1.5 billion for redevelopment and improving the road safety on national roads this year. The road authority plans to organize some 190 tenders this year for such projects. Biggest projects include the section of the ...

Locked content OFEs transfers PLN 598 mln to ZUS in December

Private pension funds OFE transferred PLN 598.2 million to the Social Security Fund ZUS under the pre-retirement asset shift in December. In the other direction, PLN 85.7 million in premiums were transferred. Under the Polish law, each OFE member has their assets transferred to ZUS over the 10-year ...

Locked content Poland joins EU-wide space-tracking body

The Polish Space Agency has become a member of the EU-funded Space Surveillance and Tracking (SST) organization which aims to detect, catalog, and predict the movements of space objects orbiting the Earth. Poland has been officially recognized as its member at end-2018, along with Romania and Portug...

Locked content Iran summons Polish top diplomat over Iran-focused summit

Iran’s foreign ministry summoned a top Polish diplomat (Warsaw currently doesn’t have an ambassador to Iran) to protest the fact that Poland is hosting a global summit on the Middle East. The event will focus on Iran and was described by the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as an “important element...

Locked content Poland mulls Huawei ban. China warns of ‘fabrications’

After the Friday arrest of a Huawei employee in Poland and a former Polish security officer, who also worked in the Polish telecom industry, Poland is considering banning the use of Huawei products by public institutions. “Circumstances are increasingly suggesting that some suppliers may ultimately ...

Locked content Gdańsk president dies after stabbing during charity event

The President of Gdańsk Paweł Adamowicz has died in hospital on Monday, the day after he was stabbed in the heart on stage during the annual Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity (Wielka Orkiestra Świątecznej Pomocy). The 27-year-old assailant is a local resident with past convictions for a series of...

Locked content WOŚP has raised over PLN 1 bln since start

The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity (Wielka Orkiestra Świątecznej Pomocy) has raised over PLN 1 billion starting from 1993 when it was founded. This year marked the 27th edition of WOŚP.  After PLN 49 million appeared on the foundation’s counter, PLN 1 billion in total was reached. If WOŚ...