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LOT Polish airlines will still be sold this year

February 25, 2013

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(PUBLISHED IN THE WARSAW VOICE) The troubled Polish flag carrier PLL LOT will still be sold this year, after a restructuring involving mass layoffs, newly appointed LOT CEO Sebastian Mikosz told reporters at a press conference on Thursday. “I am confident that LOT can be privatized and this is my (…) objective number one,” Mikosz […]

Rise in young adult Poles living with parents echoes European trend

January 18, 2013

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(PUBLISHED IN POLSKIE RADIO) A growth in the number of young adult Poles living with their parents is echoing a European trend. According to figures compiled by Poland’s Central Statistical Office (GUS), 44.4 percent of Poles between the ages of 25 and 34 were living with their parents in 2011. This marks a rise of […]

Polish health care system one of the worst in Europe

November 21, 2012

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Poland’s health care ranks 27th out of 34 medical services included in the 6th edition of the Euro Health Consumer Index (EHI): and it is continuing to deteriorate. Poland has slipped one place in the EHI from the last report issued in 2009 by the Swedish-based Health Consumer Powerhouse think-tank. The report, presented to the […]

Poland marks rise in child poverty

October 24, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN LEWICA.PL) The number of people living in extreme poverty in Poland rose by 300,000 in 2011, with children most at risk, according to the Central Statistical Office (GUS).    “As the research shows, the arrival of the third child and every subsequent one increases the impoverishment of the family, and the greater the […]