WARSAW Poland's nationalist incumbent Andrzej Duda won the first round of a presidential election on Sunday but will have to face the centrist mayor of Warsaw in a run-off on July 12, in a race that could transform the nation's ties with the European Union. | Video
WARSAW Polish opposition lawmakers on Friday called for the dismissal of a government minister tasked with organising Sunday's presidential election, after the ruling coalition unexpectedly said the vote could not take place due to the coronavirus pandemic.
WARSAW Politicians from Poland's ruling alliance and the opposition began talks on Monday on delaying next month's presidential election due to the coronavirus pandemic, amid deep divisions that could deprive the conservative government of its majority.
WARSAW, April 20 Politicians from Poland's
ruling alliance and the opposition began talks on Monday on
delaying next month's presidential election due to the
coronavirus pandemic, amid deep divisions that could deprive the
conservative government of its majority.
* Coalition MPs push to extend president's term for two
WARSAW Poland will gradually lift lockdown measures imposed to contain the new coronavirus from Sunday, the government said on Tuesday as the nation prepares for a presidential election on May 10.
WARSAW Poland will impose further restrictions on public life, including closing parks and hotels, to curb the spread of coronavirus and avoid the fate of Italy and Spain, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said.
WARSAW, March 11 If the Polish central bank's
July inflation report indicates that economic growth in 2020
will come in below 3%, the Monetary Policy Council (MPC) will
have to start discussing a rate cut, rate-setter Rafal Sura told
WARSAW, Nov 15 Polish interest rates are likely
to remain on hold until 2022, but if data pointed to a serious
slowdown a rate cut would be a possibility, central banker
Grazyna Ancyparowicz told Reuters.
WARSAW, Oct 24 Poland's record low interest
rates are artificially inflating house prices, encouraging
people to get into debt and causing higher inflation, central
banker Kamil Zubelewicz told Reuters.