Today’s news round up in Poland
Start your day with a summary of today’s top stories from Poland’s leading news sites.
rp.pl – The daily Rzeczpospolita carried out a poll in which the newspaper asked Poles who is responsible for the energy crisis in the country. Opinions are equally divided, 48.5 percent of respondents said the government while 48.6 said the opposite. According to 34.9 percent of pollees, Jaroslaw Kaczynski (the leader of ruling Law and Justice party) was most responsible. The second most responsible is the state assets minister’s Jacek Sasin (32 percent of respondents said so), and third is the prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki (26,7 percent).
Wyborcza.pl – The biggest daily published a letter signed by former governors of Poland’s central bank (NBP), as well as former members of the rate settling body the Monetary Policy Council (RPP). NBP has been engulfed in an internal conflict with its governor Adam Glapinski and four RPP members threatening to report fellow members of the council to prosecutors for "violating the law". Signatories of the letter wrote that such threats are unacceptable.
TVPInfo.pl – The state-owned TV news channel carried a story on the prime minister’s meeting with province authorities. "No one will be cold this winter," Mateusz Morawiecki wrote on his Facebook page after the meeting. He also said that there are almost 4 million tonnes of coal in Polish sea ports, and added that over a million tonnes of coal would be available for households.
RMF24.pl – The biggest private radiobroadcaster carried a story that Poland faces another wave of petrol price increases. According to analytics, on All Saints’ Day (November 1) the price of diesel may go to even PLN 8.5 (EUR 1.77) per litre. Currently, the price is PLN 8 (EUR 1.67) and is the highest in history. The main reason is the depreciated Polish zloty. Over one third of all cars in Poland run on diesel.
Onet.pl – The website carried a story on the most business friendly cities in Poland. According to Forbes which prepared the ranking, among the biggest cities Warsaw was the most business friendly, followed by Wroclaw (south-western Poland) and Krakow (southern Poland). Among medium sized cities the best were Katowice (southern Poland), Gdynia (northern Poland) and Bialystok (eastern Poland).