Locked content PiS chairman: Poland will not accept refugees because of security

On Saturday, Jarosław Kaczyński, the head of the ruling conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party proclaimed that Poland will not accept refugees, because they pose a threat to the country’s security. Answering questions on YouTube from internet users, Kaczyński said: “After recent events connected w...

Locked content President Duda: Retirement age to be lowered by the end of 2016

Polish President Andrzej Duda has announced that a decision to lower the retirement age will be made this year. “I am trying to implement this programme which Poles voted for by electing me president of Poland,” he confirmed. Duda wants to return the retirement age to 65 for men and 60 for women, do...

Locked content Poll: PiS in a leading position, PO surpassed by Nowoczesna

A new poll conducted by Millward Brown for TVN24 showed that Law and Justice (PiS) remains in a leading position. Kaczyński’s party received 33 percent of all votes, an increase of 4 points in comparison with the previous poll. Trailing behind is Ryszard Petru’s party Nowoczesna, whose s...

Locked content TNS: PiS loses 4% of votes, PO gains 6%

A poll by TNS Polska shows that the Law and Justice (PiS) party have reversed their position as the most popular party in Poland, with 34 percent of people expressing support for them. This represents a 4 percent drop in comparison with the previous poll. Support has risen by six points for the prev...

Locked content Financial Times criticizes Law and Justice’s policy

The UK daily The Financial Times has commented on foreign investor’s concerns due to the Polish government – Law and Justice’s (PiS) policies. Although foreign investors are not directly interested in politics, they pay careful attention to how it affects the economy and investment...

Locked content Poll: PiS, PO and Nowoczesna are losing votes

According to a survey by IBRiS for Onet, as much as 29.3 percent of Poles are willing to vote for PiS (Law and Justice) in the upcoming election, which means a decrease of five points compared to previous scores. Nowoczesna party earned the support of 22.7 percent of respondents (one point recession...

Locked content Kaczyński: Opposition denies our right to rule

Jarosław Kaczyński, the leader of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party said in an interview with public radio that the opposition is not prepared to act as the opposition and has no effective ideas. “The opposition questions not the particular moves, but in fact our right to rule, the right ...

Locked content Kaczyński: PO has key to solving the crisis

The leader of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, Jarosław Kaczyński told a public radio broadcaster that the main opposition party, Civic Platform (PO), has the key to solving the constitutional crisis, into which Poland has plunged in recent weeks. Kaczyński added, however that he doesn’...

Locked content TNS: 40 percent of Poles for PiS

A poll by TNS Polska shows that the Law and Justice (PiS) party have strengthened their position as the most popular party in Poland, with 40 percent of people expressing support for them. This represents a 3 percent rise from the previous poll held in January. Support has fallen for the previous go...

Locked content Standing comittee aproves PLN500+ program

Although the Ministry of Finance gave a negative opinion on the party’s flagship child subsidy program PLN 500+, the standing committe approved the draft bill of the project, Henryk Kowalczyk, comittee’s head said at a joint conference with Finance and Labor Ministers. The draft should b...