One the third day of his pilgrimage to his native land, Pope John Paul II had a stop over in Torun, where he delivered a sermon to the academics that gathered in the grand auditorium at the Nicolaus Copernicus University.
The Polish women’s basketball team won the European championship on Sunday evening beating France 59:56 in a final of the tournament played in the city of Katowice.
Yesterday, the French company Saint-Gobain started the first production of fiberglass at its plant in Gliwice. The investment cost $50 million over three years.
The largest Polish banks said last week that they have made considerable progress in recent months to become Y2K compatible and expect to be fully compliant by the end of June, the deadline established by the central bank.
Polish State Railways (PKP) said it will cut its rail network by a quarter in the next two years to plug mounting losses. According to PKP and the Transport Ministry, the railway only needs some 16,000 kilometers of rail network out of the current 22,000 it operates. The company has given voivode...
The telecommunications, broadcasting and internet sectors may soon see more reshuffling after Netherlands-based United Pan Europe Communications (UPC) announced last week that it had reached an agreement to buy @Entertainment.
The Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE) remained relatively drowsy last week as investors prepared for the long weekend. The WIG did however manage to top last week’s lackluster result.
The supply of residential properties will increase. In this there’s little disagreement among property watchers who see more and more developers moving from the office segment and putting their money into the residential sector.
As of late, "merger" is one of the buzzwords on the Polish market, particularly following the news of several hard-fought battles to gain a majority stake in various companies.
Government officials last week agreed to a zl. 672 million ($172 million) plan to support a base rate for agricultural products and to provide incentives for stabilizing the flow of goods to market.