US ambassador: Poland deserves Nobel Peace Prize for Ukraine aid
The US ambassador to Warsaw has said Poland should receive the Nobel Peace Prize for its support for Ukrainian refugees fleeing the war.
The hydrotreated vegetable oil plant in Płock will supply SAF from 2025
The hydrotreated vegetable oil plant currently under construction in Płock will enable PKN ORLEN to offer a low-carbon sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to airlines starting from 2025. This innovative product will be made from used cooking oils. SAF offers a reduction of up to 80% in carbon emissions over the lifecycle of the fuel compared to traditional jet fuel and is suitable for jet engines used in aircraft today. PKN ORLEN and PLL LOT have signed an agreement on cooperation in implementing pro-environmental solutions helping to meet the requirements of the EU’s Fit for 55 package.
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A joint Polish-Danish investment – the opening of the Baltic Pipe
The Baltic Pipe is a strategic infrastructure project aimed at creating a new gas supply corridor on the European market, the Chancellery of the Prime Minister informed. “From now on, the Baltic Pipe is a gas pipeline of freedom, sovereignty, security and peace,” Prime Minister Morawiecki said during the opening of the Baltic Pipe.
Medical innovations and development of Poland - global biotech leaders
"The innovative medical biotechnology sector has been indicated in the "Governmental Development Plan for the Biomedical Sector for 2022-2031" as an important element of strengthening the international position of the state. Innovative medicines and technologies developed in Poland are of value to patients all over the world, including Poles. Development of the pharmaceutical market based solely on investments in generic medicines - would stop the progress in medicine, slow down the development of original Polish drugs (first or better in their class) and medical technologies, but most of all would take away the chances of patients for effective treatment, and scientists and Polish biotechnology - to compete on global pharmaceutical markets", BioInMed, the Polish Association of Innovative Medical Biotechnology Companies points out.
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A march to save animals from the war in Ukraine will be held in Warsaw
On Saturday, October 8 at 2:00 pm in Warsaw, UAnimals will hold a March to save animals from the war in Ukraine.
The government decided on the merger of Orlen and PGNiG
The Council of Ministers has approved the merger of PGNiG and PKN Orlen. The merger is to ensure that investments of key importance for Poland's security can be undertaken. The new concern will become the largest company in Central and Eastern Europe, the gov’t spokesperson said after Monday's sitting.
UK's economic future questioned by public as British pound sank to an all-time low against dollar [VIDEO]
Outside the Bank of England in London, public opinion on the United Kingdom’s economic future was mixed as the British pound sank to an all-time low against the dollar before slightly recovering.
Day 215: Criminal mobilisation, flee or surrender [VIDEO]
Fierce fighting is taking place on many sections of the front, extending a total of over two thousand kilometres. The Ukrainian armed forces are successful in several directions in the Kharkiv, Donetsk and Kherson oblasts.
Italians elected a new parliament [VIDEO]
The parliamentary elections were won by a centre-right coalition composed of three parties: the Brothers of Italy, the Northern League, and Forza Italia. Giorgia Meloni is to be Prime Minister, she will be the first woman to hold this position in the history of Italy.
Amazon Prime is celebrating its first birthday in Poland with Amazon Prime Exclusive Bargains
The upcoming shopping event gives Prime customers access to thousands of products at great prices from brands such as Apple, Sony, Philips, Bosch, Zelmer, Gerlach, Xiaomi, Logitech, Garmin, and Lego, among others.
iLumen European Solar Challenge 2022: Lodz Solar Team wins!
Students from the Lodz University of Technology have won first place at the European electric solar car race iLumen European Solar Challenge in Belgium.
Will Meloni's victory impact on EU dimension? Poland’s Dep FM explains
Italians have rejected the EU's centralist or federalist tendencies by voting for a right-wing bloc led by Giorgia Meloni, a Polish deputy foreign minister has said.
HAUSER announces first solo tour. Two amazing concerts in Poland soon
A musical visionary, breaking all the rules. He perfectly combines the classics with an edgy sound and the image of a romantic seducer. He interprets every song in such a way that it makes everyone’s skin crawl. The founder of the duo 2Cellos, now known as HAUSER, announces his long-awaited, first-ever world solo tour REBEL WITH CELLO. He will play twice in Poland in 2023.
Remains of three Polish presidents-in-exile to be brought to their homeland soon
The remains of three Polish presidents-in-exile will be brought to Poland from a military cemetery in the UK in November.
The 11th edition of “Night at the Institute of Aviation” in Warsaw
After two years of break, “Night at the Institute of Aviation” enters a new decade with new ideas, even greater enthusiasm and motivation to satisfy the curiosity and thirst for knowledge of aviation, space and engineering science enthusiasts. The “Night at the Institute of Aviation” is an extraordinary and one-of-a-kind project that perfectly fits the Łukasiewicz – Institute of Aviation mission, which is the wide promotion of engineering sciences and the aviation and space sectors. The next edition of the event will take place on October 7, 2022 in Łukasiewicz – Institute of Aviation in Warsaw.
Deputy PM insists on 50 pct windfall tax on energy firms
Jacek Sasin, Poland's state assets minister and deputy prime minister, has proposed a 50 per cent windfall tax on power companies which have profited from rising energy prices.
Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022: Laura Bączkiewicz will represent Poland with “To The Moon” [VIDEO]
The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022 is set to be the 20th edition of the annual Junior Eurovision Song Contest. It is set to take place in Yerevan, Armenia on 11 December 2022, following the country's victory at the 2021 contest with the song "Qami Qami" by Maléna. Poland selected it’s representative last Sunday. Laura Bączkiewicz won "Szansa na Sukces" (English: "A Chance for Success") with the song “To The Moon“.
Poland won 1:0 in Cardiff against Wales and remains in the top division of the Nations League
Poland won in Cardiff against Wales 1:0 (0:0) in the last round of Group A4 and stayed in the top division of the UEFA Nations League football. The only goal was scored in the 58th minute by Karol Świderski.
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EuroVolleyU20M: Poles became the Vice-Champions!
The final of the European U20 Championships was very exciting and fierce. Poland was losing 0:2 to Italy, but Polish volleyball players showed their character, leading to a tie-break. In the tie-break, the rivals were better.
Dawid Kubacki won the Ski Jumping Summer Grand Prix event in Hinzenbach! Kamil Stoch disqualified
Dawid Kubacki was unbeatable. The Pole won Sunday's competition of the Summer Grand Prix in Hinzenbach (HS90) in great style, ahead of second-placed Anze Lanisko. The Pole is already one step away from the triumph in the whole series, and also equalled the record of Adam Małysz and Gregor Schlierenzauer. Kamil Stoch was disqualified in the second round of the competition.
Poland may double the gas volume in Q4 thanks to Baltic Pipe
Poland may count on double volumes of gas to be pumped through the newly-built Baltic Pipe pipeline in the last quarter of the year after Denmark announced its section of the pipeline may reach full capacity a month earlier than planned.
The fight for freedom and independence united the hearts of Italians and Poles
Today, all eyes are on Italy. Italians are going to the polls. All pre-election polls indicate that the right-wing parties - Salvini's Lega, Berlusconi's Forza Italia and Meloni's Fratelli d'Italia - should win. The latter, according to estimates, should get the largest number of votes. Encoded in the party's name is the symbolism, so important to every Italian.
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EuroVolleyU20M: Poles to fight for gold!
The Polish national team will play in the final of the European U20 Championships. In the match against Belgium, Poles did not give them a chance and advanced to the final.
Presidential Couple: "Forests are our common, priceless wealth, let's take care of them together"
"Forests are our common, priceless wealth, let's take care of them together; new trees are needed for us, for future generations, for Poland and for the whole earth", President Andrzej Duda and Agata Kornhauser-Duda encourage you to participate in the 4th edition of the #sadziMY campaign.
Sunday cuteness - the ZOO Gdańsk has announced a very special birth! [LIVESTREAM]
The ZOO Gdańsk is one of the largest zoological gardens in Poland, an attractive place for recreation and education, visited annually by hundreds of thousands of tourists and residents. Recently, the zoo has announced a very special birth: two sand cat kittens were born two months ago! Also, please welcome the newborn cheetah cubs!
The spectacular comic book 'Kajko i Kokosz' is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year
"Kajko i Kokosz” / (Kayko & Kokosh – ed.) is a work by Janusz Christa, who first presented the adventures of the two characters in 1972 in the legendary “Świat Młodych” / (World of Youth – ed.).
Morawiecki on von der Leyen's statement: It was scandalous!
"Is this democracy? Is this the rule of law? That Eurocrats from Brussels dictate what the government should be? Who should choose the governments: the people or Brussels with Berlin? This is not the rule of law, this is not democracy,” Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said today about Ursula von der Leyen's words concerning Poland and Italy.
2022 World Rowing Championships: Gold and silver for Poles!
The Men’s Quadruple Sculls (Fabian Baranski, Miroslaw Ziętarski, Mateusz Biskup and Dominik Czaja) won the gold medal at the World Rowing Championships held in Racice, Czech Republic. The Poles were 0.89 seconds ahead of the British and third place went to the Italians. What’s more, Jolanta Majka and Michał Gadowski won a silver medal in PR2 Mixed Double Sculls.
Russians were not allowed to enter Poland concerning current affairs
Several dozen Russians were refused entry to the country since Poland tightened restrictions concerning the entry of Russian nationals into the country for purposes of business or pleasure, a Border Guard spokesperson has told PAP.
Lukashenko claims it was his “goodwill” to release Andżelika Borys, Polish minority leader
Aleksander Lukashenko, the Belarusian strongman, has claimed that it was thanks to his decision that a Polish minority leader was released in March after a year spent in prison and moved to house arrest.
UCI Road World Championships: Annemiek van Vleuten (the Netherlands) won the women’s road race. Katarzyna Niewiadoma (Poland) was 8th
Despite her elbow injury, Annemiek van Vleuten (the Netherlands) took an incredible victory in the women’s elite road race at the UCI Road World Championships (including Women Under-23) in Wollongong, Australia. The silver medal was won by Lotte Kopecky (Belgium), and the bronze medal by Silvia Persico (Italy). Polish representative Katarzyna Niewiadoma was 8th. During the championships, the Polish team consisted of Katarzyna Niewiadoma, Karolina Kumięga, Marta Lach, Agnieszka Jaskulska, Dominika Włodarczyk, and Agnieszka Skalniak-Sójka.
Polish Music Day
On October 1, we will celebrate Polish Music Day for the fourth time. This is a social campaign which promotes Polish music and raises Poles' awareness of the importance of music for the development of Polish culture and economy. The campaign supports the domestic music market and highlights the role of music in everyone's life.
EFNI - European Forum for New Ideas in Sopot
The European Forum for New Ideas is one of the largest conferences in this part of the continent, dedicated to global trends, new ideas and the future of Europe. Business representatives, charismatic speakers, leaders and policy-makers as well as authorities from the world of culture and science discuss the most important challenges for business and societies in a changing world, global trends and the future shape of the European Union during dozens of events, panel discussions, open meetings, counterpoints or night owl discussions. EFNI at the Radisson Blu hotel in Sopot will take place from Wednesday, October 12 to Friday, October 14.
Poland not to admit Russians escaping mobilisation
Polish officials said Poland will not accept Russian men who decide to leave their country to avoid being called up to fight in Ukraine.
Franciszek Pieczka has died. The outstanding actor was 94 years old
Franciszek Pieczka, one of Poland's finest theatre and film actors, has died. The 94-year-old artist's death was announced by his family.
Volleyball Women's World Champs: Poland defeated Croatia
Poland's first match against Croatia in the volleyball world championships was incredibly exciting. The Polish team started very well, but then had a moment of weakness. However, the Polish volleyball players played very well and eventually won the whole match.
A new Polish production by HISTORY Channel - "Lower Silesia: Lost Treasures"
In the new Polish programme of the HISTORY Channel, Łukasz Kazek will take viewers on a journey into the myths and legends about the gold of the Third Reich hidden in Lower Silesia, one of the most mysterious and history-filled regions of Poland. Łukasz Kazek is a Polish journalist and history populariser, author of books, TV presenter and host of the popular History Hiking channel on the YouTube platform.
Order of the White Eagle for the founders of the Workers' Defence Committee
During a ceremony at the Belvedere, the President of the Republic of Poland, Andrzej Duda, will present the highest state decoration, the Order of the White Eagle, to the founders and activists of the Workers' Defence Committee (KOR): Mirosław Chojecki, Antoni Macierewicz and Piotr Naimski.
Poland and four other EU countries request more sanctions on Russia
Poland, Ireland and the Baltic States have presented the European Commission with a proposed new sanctions package on Russia, according to PAP.
Żaryn: Poland to counter disinformation
Stanislaw Żaryn, director of the National Security Department, said at a press conference on Friday that disinformation activities aimed at Poland and NATO have been on the rise.
The International Festival of Comics and Games in Łódź
The International Festival of Comics and Games has been organized since 1991 and became the biggest comics event in Poland and Central-Eastern Europe. Until 1998 it functioned as the Polish Convention of Comics Artists. Above all, the festival is a place where comics & electronic interactive media creators and fans can meet. The 30th edition of the festival in the Expo-Lodz hall was visited by over 20 000 people. This year, the 33rd edition of the MFKiG will take place on September 24-25.
Campaign to prevent breast cancer and promote wearing a proper-fitting bra
The "I TOUCH=I WIN" (Polish: "Dotykam=Wygrywam") campaign to prevent breast cancer and promote wearing a proper-fitting bra was inaugurated on September 20 at the Hotel Double Tree by Hilton in Warsaw. Breast cancer in Poland ranks first among malignant neoplasms in women. The data from National Cancer Registry (Poland) show that it accounts for as much as 25% of all diagnosed cancer cases. In 2020, the disease was diagnosed in 24,644 women, out of whom 8,805 died.
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Poles put up a poor performance at the National Stadium. Netherlands won 2-0
The Polish national football team lost 0:2 to the Netherlands in the evening Nations League match played in Warsaw. The goals for the visitors were scored by Cody Gakpo and Steven Bergwijn after two well-rehearsed actions. Despite the good moments, overall, throughout the game, the Poles lacked the finishing touch in key actions.
“If the EU had listened to Poland, there would not have been a war”
The Russian invasion of Ukraine would not have taken place if the European Union had listened to Poland and had not become excessively dependent on Russian energy, a deputy minister has claimed.
73rd International Astronautical Congress in Paris - 25 companies will present its products at the stand of the Polish Space Agency
The world's most important event in the space sector takes place from September 18 to September 22 at the Parc des Expositions in Paris with the participation of companies and organizations from around 70 countries. Over 7 thousand people take part in the meeting, including heads of space agencies, astronauts, engineers, students, and business representatives. 25 Polish companies will present their products at the stand of the Polish Space Agency at the congress.
According to Poland’s president, Biden’s speech before UN was ‘tough, decisive’
The speech of his US counterpart was “tough and decisive,” Andrzej Duda, the president of Poland, told a private news station on Wednesday.
Air traffic recovering quicker than expected
Air traffic is recovering at a quicker pace than predicted by the capital city's Chopin Airport, the company announced on Wednesday
Edward Mosberg, a Holocaust survivor, has died
Edward Mosberg, a Polish Jewish Holocaust survivor, who made outstanding contributions to the development of Polish-Jewish dialogue and was a laureate of the prestigious Gregory I the Great Prize awarded by the monthly magazine ‘Nowe Państwo,’ has died. He was 96 years old.
The largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy globally - Amazon announces 71 new projects globally, including Poland
For over 15 years, Amazon Web Services has been the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud offering. AWS has been continually expanding its services to support virtually any cloud workload, and it now has more than 200 fully featured services for compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, security, hybrid, virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), media, and application development, deployment, and management from 87 Availability Zones within 27 geographic regions. Amazon now has 202 renewable energy projects in North America, 117 in Europe, 57 in Asia and the Pacific, one in the Middle East, one in Africa, and its first project in South America. The total renewable energy projects enabled by Amazon will generate 50,000 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of clean energy - or enough to power 4.6 million U.S. homes each year. Amazon announces 71 New Renewable Energy Projects Globally, Including Firsts in Brazil, India and Poland.


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