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UPDATE 2-Poland cuts interest rates to almost zero to revive economy after pandemic

28 May 2020

* Central bank unexpectedly cuts rates to 0.1% to support economy

Poland to scrap compulsory outdoor masks, reopen cinemas as coronavirus abates

27 May 2020

WARSAW Poles will be allowed to go outside without protective masks from May 30 and cinemas, theatres and gyms will reopen on June 6, the government said on Wednesday, part of a steady lifting of restrictions imposed to halt the spread of the new coronavirus.

UPDATE 1-Poland to scrap compulsory outdoor masks, reopen cinemas as coronavirus abates

27 May 2020

WARSAW, May 27 Poles will be allowed to go outside without protective masks from May 30 and cinemas, theatres and gyms will reopen on June 6, the government said on Wednesday, part of a steady lifting of restrictions imposed to halt the spread of the new coronavirus.

Poland investigates money laundering at state bank - media

26 May 2020

WARSAW Polish prosecutors have started an investigation into suspected money laundering at a small state-controlled lender BOS Bank , Dziennik Gazeta Prawna daily said on Tuesday, quoting an unnamed source.

Poland investigates money laundering at state bank -media

26 May 2020

WARSAW, May 26 Polish prosecutors have started an investigation into suspected money laundering at a small state-controlled lender BOS Bank, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna daily said on Tuesday, quoting an unnamed source.

Polish health minister denies wrongdoing in procurement spat

25 May 2020

WARSAW Polish Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski denied on Monday any wrongdoing as he reacted to accusations of inadequate supervision over procurement of equipment to help combat the coronavirus pandemic.

Easing Europe confident of avoiding coronavirus lockdown sequel

25 May 2020

BRUSSELS/WARSAW Armed with mass testing and tracing capabilities, a growing number of European countries are expressing confidence that they can avoid a return to economically-devastating coronavirus lockdowns.

Poland's health minister denies wrongdoing in procurement spat

25 May 2020

WARSAW, May 25 Poland's Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski denied on Monday any wrongdoing as he reacted to accusations of inadequate supervision over procurement of equipment to help combat the coronavirus pandemic.

Polish president's lead in polls narrows sharply ahead of election

22 May 2020

WARSAW Conservative Polish President Andrzej Duda has seen his lead narrow sharply ahead of an election expected to take place in coming weeks, opinion polls have shown, after preparations for a May 10 ballot collapsed amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Poland's economy may shrink 4-5% in 2020 due to lockdown - ministry

20 May 2020

WARSAW Poland's economy may shrink in 2020 by 4-5%, more than the previously forecast 3.4%, as the coronavirus lockdown has lasted longer than anticipated, a senior finance ministry official said on Wednesday.

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