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Poland halts work at 12 coal mines to curb COVID-19, angering union

09 Jun 2020

WARSAW Poland will close 12 coal mines from Tuesday for three weeks to curb the spread of the coronavirus among miners, Deputy Prime Minister Jacek Sasin said on Monday.

Exclusive: COVID-19 pushes Poland to accelerate exit from ailing coal - sources

02 Jun 2020

WARSAW Poland, the European Union's biggest hard coal producer, is considering closing at least three mines in coming months as the coronavirus pandemic forces it to accelerate its exit from the sector, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Poland's JSW banks on hotter coking coal prices for support

22 May 2020

WARSAW State-run JSW said it had increased output of coking coal and should benefit from a price upturn once an easing of lockdowns stimulates demand, as it sought to reassure investors following a first-quarter loss and a more than 5% share price fall.

Poland, Russia to cut decades-old gas transit ties

15 May 2020

MOSCOW/WARSAW, May 15 A gas transit deal between Russia and Poland that expires later this month will not be renewed, Russia's Gazprom said, as Warsaw aligns its energy regulations with European Union rules and curbs its decades-old dependence on Russian fuel.

Polish Senate rejects postal election rules ahead of May 10 ballot

06 May 2020

WARSAW The Polish Senate on Tuesday rejected a government proposal to conduct a presidential election scheduled for May 10 as a postal ballot because of the coronavirus pandemic, in a widely anticipated hurdle for the ruling nationalists.

UPDATE 2-Polish Senate rejects postal election rules ahead of May 10 ballot

06 May 2020

WARSAW, May 5 The Polish Senate on Tuesday rejected a government proposal to conduct a presidential election scheduled for May 10 as a postal ballot because of the coronavirus pandemic, in a widely anticipated hurdle for the ruling nationalists.

Polish health minister says presidential vote in two years would be safest

25 Apr 2020

WARSAW Poland's health minister on Friday urged a delay of the presidential election scheduled for May 10, saying postponing it by two years would be the safest option because of the coronavirus outbreak.

UPDATE 2-Polish health minister says presidential vote in 2 years would be safest

25 Apr 2020

WARSAW, April 24 Poland's health minister on Friday urged a delay of the presidential election scheduled for May 10, saying postponing it by two years would be the safest option because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Polish games operator's IPO a success as stay-at home lockdown boosts outlook

20 Apr 2020

WARSAW Shares in Polish gaming company Games Operators rose further on Monday, after doubling on their debut late last week as investors bet on increased interest in gaming during lockdowns due to the coronavirus.

Poland reopens green spaces but unclear on election amid epidemic

17 Apr 2020

WARSAW Poles will have to cover their noses and mouths in public until a coronavirus vaccine is found, the health minister said on Thursday, as the government eased a few of the restrictions that have brought daily life to a virtual standstill.

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