Locked content Duda and PiS ‘close reaching a compromise’ over judiciary reforms

After the latest meeting on Friday, representatives of the ruling Law and Justice party, and President Andrzej Duda said that they’re close reaching a compromise on judiciary reforms. “Law and Justice has made huge concessions when it comes to the judiciary reform. I think that we are close to an ag...

Locked content Duda sends his condolences after Las Vegas shooting

President Andrzej Duda sent condolences to US President Donald Trump, following the mass shooting in Las Vegas, where at least 59 people were killed and over 500 injured. “On behalf of the Polish Nation and on my own behalf, I wish to offer into your hands, Sir, our deepest condolences,” Duda wrote ...

Locked content Tusk beats Duda in a presidential poll

According to a poll conducted by Pollster, if Donald Tusk and Andrzej Duda were to face each other in the second round of the presidential election, the European Council head would defeat the incumbent president. Tusk would enjoy a 53 percent support, while Duda would get 47 percent. The polling com...

Locked content Multi-speed Europe will lead to its end – Duda

The European Union will become less attractive to some member states if it implements a “multi-speed” strategy, and break up ultimately, President Andrzej Duda said during his speech at the Economic Forum in Krynica. “A division of the bloc into a multi-speed union will not be beneficial … pol...

Locked content Poles divided over government’s activity – poll

As many as 45 percent of the respondents believe that the government is doing a good job, while the same number thinks otherwise, according to a poll conducted by Kantar Public. The supporters number increased by 1 percentage points m/m, while the number of opponents declined by 2 percentage point. ...

Locked content Duda and Tusk in the lead for presidency – poll

According to a poll conducted by Pollster, if the presidential elections took place today, incumbent Andrzej Duda would enjoy 39 percent support, while former PM and current European Council President Donald Tusk would get 31 percent of the votes. Both would face off in the second round. Other possi...

Locked content Duda signs renewable power bill into law

President Andrzej Duda signed into law a controversial bill on renewable energy which rejigs substitution fees for power sales not covered by certificates of origin. The bill, submitted to the lower house in July, would tie the fees to average prior year commodity market prices for certificates of o...

Locked content Presidential FX-mortgage bill credit negative – Moody’s

Presidential draft bill on FX mortgage conversions would be credit negative, according to credit agency Moody’s, but should not affect lending rates. “The bill is credit negative for Polish banks because it would reduce their profitability, which is already challenged by a tax introduced last year a...