Locked content Trump: America loves Poland

The US President Donald Trump gave a speech during his stay in Warsaw, and praised Poles for being “the soul of Europe.” “For two centuries, Poland suffered constant and brutal attacks.  But while Poland could be invaded and occupied, and its borders even erased from the map, it could never be erase...

Locked content Trump to arrive in Poland on Wednesday

US President Donald Trump will arrive in Warsaw on Wednesday at 10 PM and leave for the G20 Summit in Germany the next day. Trump will be accompanied by first lady Melanie Trump. During his two-day stay, he will give a public speech on pl. Krasińskich in front of the monument honoring the Warsaw Upr...

Locked content Poles trust Duda the most

According to the latest poll by CBOS, President Andrzej Duda is the politician who Poles trust the most. As many as 62 percent Poles trust him, followed by PM Beata Szydło (56 percent) and Paweł Kukiz (50 percent). Only 27 percent of respondents said that they do not trust the Polish president. On t...

Locked content Constitutional referendum won’t cover refugees – Duda

According to President Andrzej Duda, the constitutional referendum planned for November next year, should not cover issues related to accepting refugees. According to Duda, this issue should be voted along with the parliamentary elections in 2019. The referendum planned for November 11, 2018 will as...

Locked content Duda couldn’t pardon anti-corruption chief – Supreme Court

Poland’s Supreme Court ruled that President Andrzej Duda could not pardon then-former head of the anti-corruption bureau Mariusz Kamiński as the verdict finding Kamiński guilty was not final at the time of the pardon. “The use of the right of mercy, prior to appeal proceedings does not result ...

Locked content PM Szydło support falls

According to a poll conducted by Kantar Public, 45 percent of Poles support PM Beata Szydło policy, while 44 percent view them negatively. The number of Poles supporting the PM dropped by 3 percent since last month, while the number of negative opinions remained unchanged. The government’s act...

Duda: Poland to increase military spending

President Andrzej Duda, announced during the NATO summit, that he spoke with Deputy PM Mateusz Morawiecki regarding increasing Poland’s defense spending. “Poland will spend 2.2 percent of its GDP on military until 2020, and until 2030 we will further increase it to 2.5 percent.”

Locked content Duda: Referendum on constitution to be held on November 11 next year

President Andrzej Duda announced that he will ask the Senate to organize the referendum “aimed to decide on the foundation of our future constitution” on the next year’s Independence Day (November 11). The president still did not reveal what kind of questions he wants to ask. Duda announced hi...

Locked content Duda signs new pharmacy ownership law

Despite protests, President Andrzej Duda signed a law which will restrict right to open a pharmacy only to professional pharmacists. The new regulations also impose geographic and demographic limits on a number of such facilities. After the bill goes into force, a permit to run a pharmacy will only ...