Tag: to the point

Russia closes the main “window to Europe”. The handle has fallen

Russia closes the main “window to Europe”. The handle has fallen

The Consulate General of Finland in St. Petersburg, which has issued most Schengen visas to Russians, will close in the fall. The Russian Foreign Ministry has withdrawn approval for the activities of the Finnish Consulate General in St. Petersburg in response to “confrontational actions by the Finnish authorities”, including “discrimination against Russians on the basis […]

“This could lead to sanctions.” Gazprom is blackmailing Ukraine

“This could lead to sanctions.” Gazprom is blackmailing Ukraine

The head of Gazprom in Russia threatens to completely stop the transit of gas through Ukraine. This is in response to the actions of the Ukrainian Naftogaz. Gazprom is ready to stop gas transit through Ukraine. Such a statement was made by the chairman of the board of directors of the Russian company Alexei Miller, […]

What now with the interest? There is a decision from the MPC

What now with the interest? There is a decision from the MPC

The Monetary Policy Council (MPC) kept the reference rate at 6.75 percent. said the central bank. The market consensus was to leave interest rates at current levels. The Council has decided to leave NBP interest rates unchanged: – reference rate 6.75 percent. on a yearly basis; – Lombard rate of 7.25 percent. on a yearly […]

Economists Bank Pekao: Single-digit inflation possible in August

Economists Bank Pekao: Single-digit inflation possible in August

Consumer inflation will “definitely” reach single-digits in September, although it cannot be ruled out that this will happen as early as August, Bank Pekao economists predict. “Following the release of June data, our inflation scenario for this year remains unchanged and inflation is falling at a rate close to our original assumptions from the beginning […]

Construction of the STH. The next phase of investment implementation has begun

Construction of the STH. The next phase of investment implementation has begun

The company Centralny Port Komunikacyjny took over the architectural concept of the passenger terminal and integrated central station, the CPK announced. Taking over the concept prepared by the British consortium of Foster + Partners and Buro Happold means moving on to the next phase, which is to develop a construction design. Design of the passenger […]

“Even before the election.” Sasin: I will do everything I can to get the funeral allowance higher

“Even before the election.” Sasin: I will do everything I can to get the funeral allowance higher

The Minister of Wealth, Jacek Sasin, assures that he wants to increase the funeral allowance. Even before the elections. The head of MAP was a guest on the program “Unfinished Conversations” on Telewizja “Trwam” (this is a program with calls from viewers). One of them asked for an increase in the funeral allowance, which was […]

India and the US. Radziejewski: A masterpiece of real politics

India and the US. Radziejewski: A masterpiece of real politics

We could learn a lot of real politics from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The way he has recently positioned his country in relation to the US is a masterpiece, writes Bartłomiej Radziejewski. Two weeks ago, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was received by US President Joe Biden for a state visit, and the two […]

The entry ban for trailers and semi-trailers registered in Russia is already in effect

The entry ban for trailers and semi-trailers registered in Russia is already in effect

Trailers and semi-trailers registered in Russia are not allowed to enter the EU, the Ministry of Infrastructure reminds. This is part of the 11th sanctions package. On June 23, 2023, the Council of the European Union adopted the 11th package of sanctions against the Russian Federation. ban on entry into the EU of trailers and […]

800 plus in the Sejm. There is an opinion from the Social Policy Committee

800 plus in the Sejm. There is an opinion from the Social Policy Committee

On Wednesday, the Sejm’s Social Policy and Family Committee issued an opinion on a draft law indexing the 500 plus social benefit to PLN 800 per month. During the committee’s deliberations, the Left club proposed two amendments to the bill. The first provided for the introduction of a permanent indexation of the benefit in line […]

Due to electric cars, people are not willing to lease MOPs

Due to electric cars, people are not willing to lease MOPs

In the tenders for 56 passenger service points held from the beginning of 2022, contracts were signed at only 14 locations. MOPs, or passenger service areas, are points where the driver can rest, eat or go to the toilet. Meanwhile, it seems that there will be fewer and fewer on Polish roads. “The lack of […]

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