Poland's government adopted on Tuesday an amendment to a law on aid for Ukrainian citizens, tightening the system of benefits paid to war refugees and providing for them to cover part of the costs of collective accommodation.
Most Poles now support Ukrainian refugees having to pay at least some of their living expenses in Poland, a new poll has found.
Next year's indexation of Polish old-age and disability pensions will cost the budget PLN 42 billion (EUR 8.77 billion), the family and social policy minister has told PAP.
Refugees living in collective accommodation will have to pay some their accommodation costs from next month, a deputy interior minister said on Monday.
The cost of producing one megawatt of energy in Poland is three times higher than the EU average due to the country's heavy reliance on fossil fuels, the Polish Economic Institute (PIE) has reported.
Poland and the Czech Republic will jointly apply to the European Union for additional funds to cover the costs of hosting Ukrainian refugees, Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, said after a meeting with his Czech counterpart, Petr Fiala.
Poland’s prime minister has said the EU's Emissions Trading System (ETS) is fundamentally flawed and in need of “profound” reform.
Edward Maniura, mayor of the small town of Lubliniec in southern Poland, decided to take matters into his own hands after being told the demolition to make way for a new parking space for bikes would cost 25,000 PLN.
The findings of a report by the Polish Economic Institute (PIE) indicate that the global long-term costs of the Covid-19 pandemic for young people will total USD 44 trillion.
Two opposition MPs have criticised the Polish government for pumping hundreds of millions into 30 makeshift Covid-19 hospitals, of which 13 had not treated any patient as of end-January.