Special Economic Zones in Poland

February 5, 2013 in Basic Information, General, Investments, Markets, Polish Business, Politics

Poland is a fairly decent place in investing nowadays. With an overall GDP increase and the national economy moving up (although decelerating at present) we may be one of the few places left in Europe worth investment money. As, on the other hand, Poland is quite underdeveloped in many regions, there are 14 Special Economic Zones which aim at rewarding investors with certain public assistance for their investments. It’s certainly something worth checking out.  

Death of the President by National Geographic

January 30, 2013 in General, History, International, News, People, Polish Matters, Politics

A couple of days ago National Geographic presented their new episode of Air Crash Investigation series titled “Death of the President”. The movie, based on the official analyses of the crash, reports the accident which on April 10th, 2010 killed the President of the Republic of Poland, Mr. Lech KaczyƄski, his wife and 94 other people of great state importance.  

The Polish mail market is free

January 29, 2013 in Banking & Finance, Business News, General, Markets, News, Polish Business, Politics, Uncategorized

The Polish mail market has been under the monopoly of the National Post (Poczta Polska) for decades. The last years have brought a slight improvement due to parts the market becoming available to private operators. Starting January 1st, 2013 new legislation has freed the market also for letters weighing under 50 grams. Is this the beginning of the end for the national operator?  

Will they legalize marihuana in Poland?

January 22, 2013 in Formalities, Lifestyle, News, Politics

Recently, a teenage boy has committed suicide. His mother apparently claims that he was under the influence of drugs, and marihuana in particular. I will not comment on this personal tragedy, being a father myself I just can’t do that. However, this situation has started (again) a serious debate about the legalization of light drugs including marihuana in Poland.