Using bio-polymers and the same short-range NFC (near-field communication) technology as contactless payment cards, the implant from Polish-British startup Walletmor can be sewn into the hand and used to make payments at all contactless terminals around the world that accept payments with standard cards from organizations such as Mastercard or Visa.
Outgoing US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher has assured that Joe Biden will be sworn as the next US president on January 20 while the incoming US administration will continue to pursue the current policy towards Poland.
From Thursday, Belarusians will be allowed to enter Poland via visas issued for tourist purposes and by those issued for participation in the Poland.Business Harbour programme, according to a new Ministry of Interior and Administration regulation.
The Polish PM decided to reinstate the standard operation of Polish consulates in Belarus and introduced facilitations in issuing visas, PM's Office head Michal Dworczyk said on Thursday, adding that three Belarusian victims of repression have come to Poland.
In the coming days the limit for contactless payment without a Personal Identification Number (PIN) will be raised, Poland's Ministry of Finance announced on Twitter on Wednesday.
The US Embassy in Warsaw and the Consulate General in Krakow announced on Friday that amid coronavirus concerns they will suspend most visa-related services from16 March, adding that service to US citizens will continue to be provided.
From March 2, the citizens of five European countries, including Poland, will no longer need a visa for tourist travel to Turkey, the Turkish Foreign Ministry's press spokesman, Hami Aksoy, announced in a Thursday communique.
Polish officials and US ambassador took part in a symbolic ceremony launching Poland's US Visa Waiver Program membership at Warsaw's Chopin airport on Tuesday.
On Independence Day, Monday, Poland entered the US Visa Waiver Program. Both the Polish president and the US ambassador to Poland lauded the development. "Poland joining the Visa Waver Program has become a fact," President Andrzej Duda said.
The first country in five years to join the programme, from November 11th Poles will be able travel to the United States for 90 days business or tourism without applying for a visa.