Poland is in talks with the European Commission on state aid for LOT Polish Airline SA, as the national carrier undergoes an overhaul that includes selling part of its fleet to help return to profitability next year.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski ’s foes say his election as Poland’s president would slow efforts to cut the budget deficit. The bigger impediment may be parliamentary elections next year that will keep lawmakers from acting regardless of who wins the presidency, economists say.
Poland’s acting President Bronislaw Komorowski can’t rely on winning the July 4 second round vote after his party garnered a narrower victory than polls had indicated in the first round, said Andrzej Olszewski of pollster TNS OBOP .
The 5:02 a.m. train to Warsaw is packed every day with Radom residents who travel 100 kilometers (62 miles) to work because factory jobs in their hometown vanished with plant closures in the late 1990s.
Acting Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski leads Jaroslaw Kaczynski , leader of the opposition Law & Justice Party, by 45 percent to 34 percent before the first round of presidential elections set for June 20, TVN 24 reported yesterday, citing a poll by Millward Brown SMG/KRC.
Acting President Bronislaw Komorowski won the first round of Poland’s presidential election with 41.5 percent of the vote, falling short of the absolute majority needed to avoid a runoff, the State Elections Committee said today, summarizing final results of yesterday’s election.
Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of Poland’s largest opposition party Law & Justice, pulled ahead of acting President Bronislaw Komorowski by 49 percent to 47 percent in a GfK Polonia survey published today on the website of daily Rzeczpospolita before a July 4 presidential runoff.