The Polish education system is still lagging behind its Western counterparts and suffers from an inferiority complex. However, data from European studies indicate that there are some areas Poles can be proud of.
In the shadow of the Brexit saga, the European Commission presented reports on the procedure for coordinating economic policy in EU countries. In seven of them, the scale of the reduction of imbalances is unsatisfactory.
Every tenth company in the European Union has been increasing its employment by more than 10 per cent annually over a period of three years. In 2017, the total number of such enterprises increased by 11,000.
The parliament approved a draft amendment to the law on employment services that simplifies the conditions for employing people from the non-EU countries. Serbians are the major non-EU group that works in Slovakia.
More than three-quarters of manufacturers operating in Poland assess their situation positively, and 59 per cent assume growth in their strategy for the coming year - these are the conclusions from the KPMG survey.
China reiterated its proposal to create a free trade area with Ukraine. Given the form and the circumstances of the offer, it is more reminiscent of an ultimatum.
BiH is struggling to reach the gates of Europe. 25 years ago, it was war-torn, then flooded in 2014, oppressed by corruption and ethnic divisions, the country remains dependent on international institutions.
Poland was ranked the 30th among the 34 OECD countries in the Golden Age Index ranking, measuring the level of utilization of the potential of people aged 55+ on the labor market.