Locked content Taxis take a flying leap as the Marriott switches cab cos.

The Marriott Hotel has told the Fly&Drive taxi service to fly somewhere else. They gave them notice before their contract was up because "they weren’t providing the service we wanted," says Gus Ismail, director of operations. They’ve gone back to the city-owned radio taxi ...

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Netherland’s Philips Lighting Holding BV signed an agreement to pay $9.96 million for a 60% stake in the lightbulb producer Pabianicka Fabryka Zar-wek Polam Pabianice SA.

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A group of U.S. investors from California, called World Health Network, are close to buying a controlling stake in the ailing Polish Hestja insurance firm, but they also want the Polish Insurance Guarantee Fund to take part in the venture by giving it a $3 million loan with an annual interest of 1%.

Locked content Privatization Notes

A group of U.S. investors from California, called World Health Network, are close to buying a controlling stake in the ailing Polish Hestja insurance firm, but they also want the Polish Insurance Guarantee Fund to take part in the venture by giving it a $3 million loan with an annual interest of 1%.

Locked content SHOOTING FOR GOLD Sponsors look to cash in on Olympics

Pawel Szymczak, an 18-year-old archer from Bydgoszcz, will be shooting for Olympic medals next month in Atlanta, U.S.A.If he is successful in this quest, it will not only be a victory for Poland, but also for the 14 private firms which are sponsoring this year’s team.

Locked content Shipyard bankruptcy prompts charges of "revenge"

Opposition parties and members of the Polish Peasants Party (PSL) called last week for a no-confidence vote later this month in Privatization Minister Wieslaw Kaczmarek because of the government’s decision to put the Gdansk Shipyard into bankruptcy proceedings.